Wild Bios: Yakkie Robinson

Illustrated by Giorgia Broseghini
(Part of Wild Bios)
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About The Book

Hit a home run with Yakkie Robinson! 

Meet one of history’s greatest figures in this adorable board book with an animal twist! Yakkie Robinson was a star athlete and became the first African American yak to play on a professional baseball team. When Yakkie wasn't hoofing it to the baseball field, he spent his time fighting for civil rights. With hilarious puns and colorful illustrations, this book brings Yakkie's legacy and achievements to life!

About The Authors

Courtney Acampora holds a B.A. in art history from San Diego State University and a M.A. from the University of Arizona. Currently working in publishing, Courtney's lifelong love for both art and books fused together and gave her the opportunity to write and create engaging books for kids. Courtney lives in San Diego, California. 

Maggie Fischer is originally from Oregon but moved to San Diego, California, after receiving her B.A. in English from Gonzaga University. The daughter of a children’s librarian, Maggie has books in her blood, and relishes the opportunity to write and edit books for kids. She spends her time forgetting to take advantage of the beach, pretending the neighbor’s cat is her own, and listening to true crime podcasts that keep her up at night. 

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