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Boing!

Written by Tim McCanna & illustrated by Jorge Martin
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Aug 21, 2018
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What's Boing! About

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A great, big AH-CHOO! sends a Xavier’s bouncy ball flying! With a BOP! BIFF! BOOM! it sails out the window. Then a CLASH CLANK! DINK! DONK! That ball is loooooong gone. Will Xavier get it back? Follow the letters of the alphabet as the ball bounces and wreaks havoc through the city and find out!

What Kind of Book is Boing!

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Mom of boys. Lover of Harry Potter, Jane Austen and believes one can never own too many children's books!
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4.25 / 7.0

This is a very clever noisy alphabet book with lots of onomatopoeia, but it seems like it would be better as a board book.

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Book Topics › alphabet (ABCs)
Excellent Alphabet Children's Books
Book Topics › funny and humorous
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Book Topics › fiction
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Book Topics › sounds or noises
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Who Wrote Boing!

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Tim McCanna

Tim McCanna is the author of Bitty Bot, Bitty Bot’s Big Beach Getaway, and Watersong, which was called a “joyful, gorgeous book” by Booklist. When he’s not writing books for children, Tim enjoys volunteering for SCBWI and taking trips to the beach. Tim has worked in advertising, written musicals, and played accordion in several bands before becoming a children’s book author. He lives in San Jose, California, with his wife and two kids. Visit him at TimMcCanna.com.

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Who Illustrated Boing!

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Jorge Martin

Jorge Martin grew up drawing compulsively on any surface available to him. Since then, he has done many different things in his life, including cycling to Mongolia, studying at London’s Central Saint Martins and Kingston University, and working in innovation and advertising. He made his picture book debut with I’m Hungry, which is about a newly-hatched dragon who goes on a hunger rampage. He is also the illustrator of A Cat Is Better by Linda Joy Singleton and Fairy Tale Pets by Lacey Corderoy. Originally from Spain, he has lived in San Francisco, Mexico City, Hamburg, and London. Learn more at JorgeMartin.org.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9781481487559
Publication Date:
August 21, 2018
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2017045579
ASIN/ISBN 10:
1481487558

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