Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Author:Lois Ehlert (Illustrator), Bill Martin Jr., John Archambault The 26 characters in this rhythmic, rhyming baby book are a lowercase alphabet with attitude. "A told b, and b told c, 'I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree" -- which probably seemed like a good idea until the other 23 members of the gang decided to follow suit. Lois Ehlert's chunky block illustrations show the luxu... more »riant green palm standing straight and tall on the first page, but it begins to groan and bend under its alphabetical burden. First the coconuts fall off, then ("Chicka chicka... BOOM! BOOM!") all the letters also end up in a big heap underneath.« less
This book is great for teaching the alphabet! My son is only 2, but the consistent and easy rhyming in the book makes it easy for him to insert the letters into the story. It's an engaging story with a lot of energy, and my son really enjoys reading it...every day!