"Home Run!" the team shouted.

        Homer plodded to first base. He plodded on to second base. After a while, he touched third base. And, as slow as ever, Homer plodded on to home plate.

        "I made a run!" Homer shouted.

Meet Children's Author Joy Elizabeth Hancock

The Loudest Little Lion was Joy's first children's picture book, published with Albert Whitman & Company. She's published articles and stories in BabybugCricket, Child Life and Organic Family, and she can't think of anything more fun than to keep on writing!