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Boom, Baby, Boom, Boom!

by Margaret Mahy
Illustrated by Patricia MacCarthy

Published by Viking, 1997
24 pages
ISBN: 0-670-87314-4

Ages 18 months - 2 years

A rollicking, language-rich picture book describes a typical -- and not so typical -- toddler mealtime. Typical is the behavior of baby, who cannot resist throwing each item of the lovely lunch which Mama has prepared onto the floor. Not so typical is Mama, who relaxes by playing a set of drums while baby eats. Blissfully beating her energetic rhythm ("Boom-biddy-boom-biddy boom-boom-boom!"), Mama is unaware that one by one the farmyard animals are entering the kitchen to eat each tasty morsel that baby tosses: "Boom-biddy-boom-biddy mew-mew-mew!.... cock-a-doodle-doo!... moo moo moo!..." Margaret Mahy's simple yet sophisicated text is paired with softly textured, vividly colored illustrations by Patricia MacCarthy in a book that will engage young children with its cadence, sound and story. CCBC categories: Picture Books for Babies and Toddlers (MS; Sept 29)  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


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