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The Zippity Zinger Audiobook

The Zippity Zinger: Hank Zipzer, The Mostly True Confessions of the World's Best Underachiever

It's time for PS 87's annual Olympiad, the most anticipated day of the school year! But when Hank Zipzer is chosen as his team's softball pitcher, the pressure is on. Can Hank lead his team to victory, even though he thinks he is the worst athlete in the history of the world?
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It's time for PS 87's annual Olympiad, the most anticipated day of the school year! But when Hank Zipzer is chosen as his team's softball pitcher, the pressure is on. Can Hank lead his team to victory, even though he thinks he is the worst athlete in the history of the world?

Don't miss the other books in the Hank Zipzer series.

©2004 Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver; (P)2004 Random House, Inc. Imagination Studio, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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    Stephenie USA 06-17-08
    Stephenie USA 06-17-08
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    "A real zinger"

    I liiked it okay my favorite Hank Zipper story is the Night I Flunked My Field Trip.

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    Cathy Dopp 07-26-06
    Cathy Dopp 07-26-06 Member Since 2005
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    "Why didn't they have this when I was a kid!"

    I fully expected this to be the typical "young loser end's up saving the day" sports story - but it far surpassed my expectations. Yes, the main character is a loser at school and sports, but his adventures and terrors are hilariously described. And yes, the story peaks at a big softball game - but even there I was caught off-guard with how hysterical the events became.

    Henry Winkler is a surprisingly great narrator, and this production will keep kids and adults grinning. There should be an Academy Awards for Mini-Van entertainment so this production could be honored. Anyone who loves sports will love this audio, but any kid (or adult) who dreads sports will love it even more.

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