The Boy in Number Four

The Boy in Number Four

Written by:
Illustrated by: Regan Thomson
Afterword by:

  • Hardcover
  • ISBN 9780803741676
  • 32 Pages
  • Dial Books
  • 3-5 years


“For everyone who loves hockey – young or old, player or spectator – I hope this book inspires you to simply pick up a stick, get together with some friends, and just have some fun playing the best game on earth.”
                                                                              —Hockey legend, Bobby Orr from the afterword of The Boy in Number Four

Bobby Orr played in the NHL with the Boston Bruins for ten seasons leading them to two Stanley Cup victories. He also played with the Chicago Black Hawks for two more— all the while wearing jersey number 4. In the Boy in Number Four, readers will get a glimpse of this hockey legend as a boy and discover the hard work, commitment, and fun it takes to make a dream into a reality.
This book also includes an afterword by Bobby Orr with an inspirational message for kids today.
The Boy in Number Four

The Boy in Number Four

Written by: Kara Kootstra, Illustrated by: Regan Thomson, Afterword by: Bobby Orr