Even hockey legends start with hand-me-downs. A beautifully illustrated true childhood story about hockey great Bobby Orr.

Bobby eats, sleeps and breathes hockey. So when his birthday is coming up, he only wants one thing: new skates. He's seen the exact pair he wants in the shop window: sparkling blades, shiny leather, clean new laces tied in perfect bows. But when Bobby opens his gift, he's dismayed to find hand-me-down skates: scuffed leather, nicked blades, floppy laces.

Once Bobby breaks them in, though, he and the hand-me-down skates become inseparable, and he can't imagine life without them . . . until the brand-new skates come into his life. How can he leave his hand-me-down skates behind?

Log Driver's Waltz illustrator Jennifer Phelan brings this classic story to life with timeless, gorgeous art, and Kara Kootsra's words evoke the joy and dedication that Bobby Orr brought to his favorite sport. A perfect gift for readers and fans big and small, this book is destined to be a classic that is reached for time and time again.

Author - Bobby Orr and Kara Kootstra
Illustrator - Jennifer Phelan
Number of Pages - 40
Format - Hardcover
Publisher - Tundra
Published - 2020-09-22

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  • SKN: 271997
  • ID: 24AA49DA
  • UPC: 9780735265325
  • MFR Number: 5265325
  • Ship to Quebec: Yes
  • Maximum Order Quantity: 5
  • Toysrus Recommended Age: 3 - 6 years
  • Language: English
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  • Item Height: 0.44 inches
  • Item Length: 10.31 inches
  • Item Weight: 1.1 lbs
  • Item Width: 10.31 inches

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Bobby Orr and the Hand-me-down Skates - English Edition

SKN: 271997

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