Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, does your bookshelf have enough room? For this collectible boxed set, of course it does!
A told B
and B told C,
“I’ll meet you at the top
of the coconut tree.”
So begins the celebrated, rollicking alphabet chant that has been a children’s favorite for decades. As all the letters of the alphabet race one another up the coconut tree, Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault’s rhythmic text keeps the beat with Caldecott Honor illustrator Lois Ehlert’s bold, cheerful art.
And the race continues in the counting-themed companion, Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3, featuring jaunty text from Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson and vibrant illustrations from Caldecott Honor illustrator Lois Ehlert.
Packaged together in a handsome boxed set, these two Chicka Chicka classics make an ideal gift and belong on every bookshelf!
Bill Martin Jr (19162004) has been called "Americas favorite childrens author." He wrote more than 300 books for children, including the classic texts Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, illustrated by Eric Carle; and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
Lois Ehlert has created numerous inventive, celebrated, and bestselling picture books, including Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, Holey Moley, The Scraps Book, Mice, Ten Little Caterpillars, RRRalph, Lots of Spots, Boo to You!, Leaf Man, Waiting for Wings, Planting a Rainbow, Growing Vegetable Soup, and Color Zoo, which received a Caldecott Honor. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
John Archambault is a poet, journalist, and storyteller who worked with Bill Martin Jr on several projects. He lives in Idyllwild, California.
Michael Sampson is a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two books for young children, including Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 and The Bill Martin Jr Big Book of Poetry. He and Bill Martin Jr wrote many popular books together, including Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? and Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Michael Sampson lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.