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Chicka chicka boom boom / by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault ; illustrated by Lois Ehlert.

Book Book (1989.)
Description: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Publisher: New York, New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1989.
45 of 75 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 current hold with 75 total copies.
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Bunker Hill Community College Reading Enrichment ReadEnr PZ 8.3 .M4113 Ch 1989 (Text to Phone) Checked out 10/26/2017
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  • Awards: Boston Globe/Horn Book Picture Book Honor, 1990.
    • ISBN: 1559245778
    • ISBN: 9781559245777
    • ISBN: 9780671679491 (reinf. bdg.)
    • ISBN: 067167949X (reinf. bdg.)
    • ISBN: 9780689835681 (pbk.) :lc
    • ISBN: 068983568X (pbk.) :lc
    • ISBN: 0590438891 (pbk.)
    • ISBN: 9780590438896 (pbk.)
    Participant or Performer: Ehlert, Lois, Ill.
    Summary: Overview: A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree. In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the cocunut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! The well-known authors of Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope have created a rhythmic alphabet chant that rolls along on waves of fun. Lois Ehlert's rainbow of bright, bold, cheerful colors makes the merry parade of letters unforgettable. An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree. .
    Target Audience: 530 Lexile.
    Interest age level : Ages 2-5.
    Authors: Archambault, John, (author.). Ehlert, Lois, (illustrator.). Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers (Firm), (publisher.).
    • Publishers Weekly Reviews : PW Reviews 1989 October #2
      In this bright and lively rhyme, the letters of the alphabet race each other to the top of the coconut tree. When X, Y and Z finally scramble up the trunk, however, the weight is too much, and down they all tumble in a colorful chaotic heap: ``Chicka Chicka . . . BOOM! BOOM!'' All the family members race to help, as one by one the letters recover in amusingly battered fashion. Poor stubbed toe E has a swollen appendage, while F sports a jaunty Band-Aid and P is indeed black-eyed. As the tropic sun goes down and a radiant full moon appears, indomitable A leaps out of bed, double-daring his colleagues to another treetop race. This nonsense verse delights with its deceptively simple narrative and with the repetition of such catchy phrases as ``skit skat skoodle doot.'' Ehlert's bold color scheme, complete with hot pink and orange borders, matches the crazy mood perfectly. Children will revel in seeing the familiar alphabet transported into this madcap adventure. Ages 2-6. (Oct.) Copyright 1989 Cahners Business Information.

    Citation:

    Martin, Bill. "Chicka chicka boom boom." New York, New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1989.

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