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Boom, Baby, Boom, Boom!

2.96  ·  Rating Details  ·  24 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Full of the rhythmic verve of the best picture books for young readers, "Boom, Baby, Boom, Boom!" uses inventive, onomatopoetic sounds and bright, bold pictures to tell the story of a happy mother serving lunch to a baby who may not be very hungry after all. This romp of a text, paired with beguiling illustrations, is sure to get enthusiastic response--and even invite lots ...more
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Katie
Nov 16, 2014 Katie rated it it was ok
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Mum gives her baby daughter lunch, then to relax goes and plays the drums (the Boom, boom). Whilst playing the drums the baby feeds her lunch to various animals.

Great rhythm and noises, but ? too long for babytimes or storytimes. Will have to try it
Paula
Aug 11, 2012 Paula rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: toddler, animals, food, music
Full of the rhythmic verve of the best picture books for young readers, "Boom, Baby, Boom, Boom!" uses inventive, onomatopoetic sounds and bright, bold pictures to tell the story of a happy mother serving lunch to a baby who may not be very hungry after all. This romp of a text, paired with beguiling illustrations, is sure to get enthusiastic response--and even invite lots of listener participation. Full color.
Lacy
Mar 17, 2010 Lacy rated it liked it
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This would be a great book to make a felt story of. A little child sitting at her highchair while mom plays the drums. In walk a number of animals who eat the baby's lunch. Will mom notice? Recommended in Under The Chinaberry Tree in "making it through the day." A clever way for mom to de-stress - a musical interlude with the drums!
Shelli
Jul 29, 2013 Shelli rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Fun read aloud about a distracted mother who served her baby a lunch that was thrown to the floor piece by piece for the animals to enjoy. What kid hasn't shared their unwanted food with the family pet? The child in this story was fortunate enough to have a variety of barn yard animals come and help clean his plate.
Elke Ursin
Aug 09, 2012 Elke Ursin rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2012-read-to-ady
The story is actually not that fantastic, but how Ady responds to this book is delightful! She just loves it and after multiple renewals at the library, I finally broke down and bought the book.
The Children
Apr 27, 2009 The Children rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
funny tricksy baby star, good rhythm of book
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Margaret Mahy was a well-known New Zealand author of children's and young adult books. While the plots of many of her books have strong supernatural elements, her writing concentrates on the themes of human relationships and growing up.

Her books The Haunting and The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance both received the Carnegie Medal of the British Library Association. There have 100 children's boo
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