Do you kw a young superstar who's old eugh to begin learning their alphabet and numbers? A budding basketball fan who's ready to take on the world of reading and hoops? Well, Dickie V's ABCs and 1-2-3s, the first book in the Dick Vitale Children's Literacy Initiative, is AWESOME, BABY! It's a children's alphabet and counting book from the legendary ESPN college basketball analyst, Dick Vitale. Dick is a grandfather of five and a passionate advocate for early childhood development. In the book, children learn their alphabet through high-energy basketball words that Dick uses in his national broadcasts. For example, D is for dunk and J is for jump. In the counting section of the book, Dick leads kids in counting using colorful basketballs. The book has a special interactive feature the child can press to hear a digital, voice-recorded message from Dick Vitale. The book is richly illustrated with a colorful menagerie of fun animal characters and typefaces.