Item description for Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, John Archambault & Lois Ehlert...
Overview In a rhythmic alphabet chant, all the letters race one another up the coconut tree.
Publishers Description "A told B, and B told C "I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree."" Countless children -- and their parents -- can joyfully recite the familiar words of this beloved alphabet chant. The perfect pairing of Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault's lively rhymes, and Caldecott Honor artist Lois Ehlert's bright, bold, cheerful pictures made "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" an instant hit and a perennial favorite. This full-sized, quality paperback edition will bring even more fans to this endearing, enduring classic. "Chicka chicka boom boom Will there be enough room?" There will "always" be room for "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" on every child's bookshelf
Citations And Professional Reviews Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, John Archambault & Lois Ehlert has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 942
Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 654
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Studio: Beach Lane Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.87" Width: 8.21" Height: 0.13" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2000
ISBN 068983568X ISBN13 9780689835681 UPC 076714006997
Availability 150 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 20, 2016 05:29.
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More About Bill Martin, John Archambault & Lois Ehlert
Bill Martin, Jr. (1916-2004) was an elementary-school principal, teacher, writer, and poet. His more than 300 books, among them the bestselling classics Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?; Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?; Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See?; and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, are a testament to his ability to speak directly to children. Martin held a doctoral degree in early childhood education. Born in Kansas, he worked as an elementary-school principal in Chicago before moving to New York City, where he worked in publishing developing innovative reading programs for schools. After several years, he devoted himself full-time to writing his children's books. He lived in New York until 1993, when he moved to Texas. He lived in the east Texas woods, near the town of Commerce, until he passed away in 2004.
Eric Carle is one of America's leading children's book illustrators. In addition to the classic children's books he created with Bill Martin, Jr., he is author and illustrator of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Chicka Chicka Boom Boom?
Educatioal and Well Written May 28, 2008
What a FUN book! My two-year-old son loves this book and I love to read it to him. The words have a great cadence and I find myself singing each page! The pictures are very primitive which is nice (no sensory overload) and it helps young children to learn their alphabet. The story is super cute and the author uses great imagery. Although the illustrations are primitive, you can imagine these letters racing up the coconut tree! It's a wonderful book for any child's collection!
All-time FAVORITE kid's book! May 23, 2008
I remember reading this to my youngest sister so it brings back a lot of good memories.
This is the MOST FUN book to read. I giggle EVERY time I read it!!
Plus, you can't go wrong with a book that educates! (Alphabet)
LOVE this bookf May 5, 2008
This is a terrific alphabet book with a fun rhythm to it. My children love it! The reading on the CD by Ray Charles is dull.
BEST ABC Book By Far Apr 24, 2008
I love the fun rhythmic way this book can be read. It was very well thought out and goes over each alphabet twice in a manner that would rivet a child's attention to the story. This ABC book would be quite difficult to top. I remember this book from my own childhood.
Love it! Apr 21, 2008
Great book for children of all ages, one that you'll read over and over again!