Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Anniversary Edition

By Jr Martin, Bill; John Archambault; Bill Martin, Jr.

Beach Lane Books, Hardcover, 9781416990918, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 22, 2009


Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault's rhythmic chant and Lois Ehlert's exuberant collage illustrations have made Chicka Chicka Boom Boom a read-aloud favorite for twenty years.

To celebrate, here is a special anniversary edition of this quintessential picture book with these exciting new features including completely restored artwork, twenty years of Chicka historical note and a Happy Birthday, Chicka! poster on the inside jacket that will surely delight old and new generations of Chicka Chicka fans alike!

About the Author
Bill Martin Jr. (1916-2004) has been called "America's favorite children's author." He wrote over 300 books for children, including the classic text "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do you See?" illustrated by Eric Carle, and "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom."

John Archambault is a poet, journalist, and storyteller who worked with Bill Martin Jr on several projects. He lives in Idyllwild, California.

BILL MARTIN JR and ERIC CARLE are the team behind the ever-popular "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, most recently, "Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See?


TERESA MLAWER is a widely respected translator and the president of Lectorum Publications, the largest U.S. distributor of children's books in Spanish.