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1st February '15
Read to children aged 2 & 3
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom 9780689835681
5 stars
Educational musical and full of fun. With amazing light and colourful graphics
10th December '17
I read it to Bonnie.b aged 2 aged 2 & to George.b aged 3 aged 3
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom 9780689835681
5 stars
I bought this book online after reading a "top book list". I cannot recommend this book highly enough!! I have bought a copy for my sons nursery, and sung its praise to several friends! 

The book is written by poets who in their own right are recognised, the illustrations are bold and bright and minimal so the letters are the child's main focus. The whole book rhymes and can be read in several different styles - my son and daughter like it read like a song. It is funny and has humour, the best thing however is how easy it is for a child to memorise! My son now knows his entire alphabet and can recognise the letters independent of the book! 

A real treat of a book that will have them laughing, engaging and joining in - and even learning without realising it!!!
11th June '16
I read it to dani aged 3 aged 3
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom 9780689835681
5 stars
I was introduced to this book when my younger brother was a child. It is extremely popular in the States, and for a good reason. This is one of the best alphabet books I've ever read (and I've seen quite a few). It tells the story of the lower case letters climbing the coconut tree, until they all fall off. They untangle themselves and go home. Until "a" sneaks out under the full moon...
The illustrations are simple, colorful, and appealing to children. But the rhythm, rhyming, and repetition are what makes this such a wonderful book. "Chicka chicka boom boom, will there be enough room?" There is also great use of nonsense words. "Skit scat scoodle doot, flip flop flee." This is a book that young children can start reciting along with, and it is a firm favorite in our house. There are board book and paper page versions that allow the book to grow with your child.
The only point that could be an issue is that it is an American book, and it relies on American pronunciations in a few places order for the rhyming to work. Examples: "zee," not "zed" and rhyming "aunts" with "pants" (which adds humor to some audiences). This is a book I tend to read aloud, because my British husband can struggle slightly with this. However, the book is so good that it's worth it. I have never met a child that doesn't enjoy this book, and it is one that can be enjoyed from infancy.
31st March '18
I read it to Booyu aged 8 aged 8 & to Meiboo aged 1 aged 1
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom 9780689835681
5 stars
Love the rhyme in this introduction to letters in a gentle fun way! Great bold pictures.
29th October '16
I read it to Soopa aged 2 aged 2
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom 9780689835681
5 stars
This book was given to my little girl by American relatives. It's a modern classic there and thought of with a lot of nostalgia. I hadn't come across it before but we love it. I had to read it out loud a few times until I really appreciated the rhythm and pace of the book - take your time when reading, the first time I read it I was reading too quickly and I think the best experience for the reader and listener is to savour the words, especially the silly bits such as our favourite line: "Skit skat skoodle doot. Flip flop flee. Everybody running to the coconut tree!"  It also relies on some American pronunciation in places eg zed pronounced as zee (otherwise it doesn't rhyme with tree!) and in order to make aunts rhyme with pants. But all that aside it's still a fantastic book. It introduces the alphabet in a fun and novel way and is very different to the normal ABC books. 
7th June '16
I read it to Henry aged 5 aged 5 & to Lois aged 3 aged 3
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom 9780689835681
5 stars
Apart from having American rhyming for Z, this is a great alphabet book. Uses the grown up alphabet rather than phonetics but a really fun book that the kids love
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