WorldCat Identities

Archambault, John

Overview
Works: 270 works in 665 publications in 5 languages and 33,609 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Stories in rhyme  Board books  Poetry  Big books  Children's films  Film adaptations  Animated films  Fantasy films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Performer
Classifications: PZ8.3.M418, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Archambault
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin( Book )

62 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 6,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A told B, and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree. In this lively alphabet rhyme, all the letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Will there be enough room? Oh, no - Chicka Chicka Boom! Boom! The well-known authors of Barn Dance and Knots on a Counting Rope have created a rhythmic alphabet chant that rolls along on waves of fun. Lois Ehlert's rainbow of bright, bold, cheerful colors makes the merry parade of letters unforgettable. An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree
Knots on a counting rope by Bill Martin( Book )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2012 in English and Korean and held by 3,502 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandfather and his blind grandson, Boy-Strength-of-Blue-Horses, reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse, and an exciting horse race
Here are my hands by Bill Martin( Book )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The owner of a human body celebrates it by pointing out various parts and mentioning their functions, from "hands for catching and throwing" to the "skin that bundles me in."
The ghost-eye tree by Bill Martin( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in English and Danish and held by 2,241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Walking down a dark lonely road on an errand one night, a brother and sister argue over who is afraid of the dread Ghost-Eye tree
Listen to the rain by Bill Martin( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and held by 1,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the changing sounds of the rain, the slow soft sprinkle, the drip-drop tinkle, the sounding pounding roaring rain, and the fresh wet silent after-time of rain
Boom Chicka Rock by John Archambault( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 1,493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve mice that live in a cuckoo clock wander out to find a birthday cake and have a party while Max the cat sleeps
Chicka chicka boom boom by Bill Martin( Recording )

30 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree
Chicka chicka a b c by Bill Martin( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in English and held by 1,238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the letters of the alphabet try to follow A, B, & C up the coconut tree
The magic pumpkin by Bill Martin( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Halloween jack-o-lantern leads a band of mischief makers before getting snuffed out
White Dynamite & Curly Kidd by Bill Martin( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 970 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucky Kidd watches her father ride a mean bull at the rodeo and thinks about becoming a bull rider herself
Up and down on the merry-go-round by Bill Martin( Book )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this rhyming story, children describe the sights and sounds of riding on the merry-go-round
A beautiful feast for a big king cat by John Archambault( Book )

10 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A little mouse who habitually teases a cat must use his wits to avoid being eaten
Chicka chicka boom boom : -- and more fun with letters and numbers!( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chicka chicka boom boom: The letters of the alphabet race each other up the coconut tree. Five creatures: In a house filled with two parents, one girl, and two cats, counting has never been so much fun. Wild about books: Librarian Molly McGrew introduces a zoo full of animals to reading and they go simply wild about books. Inch by inch: To avoid getting eaten, a resourceful inchworm must figure out how to measure a nightingale's song. Bonus stories: Blueberries for Sal: A little girl and a little bear mix up their mothers while picking blueberries. A story, a story: Ananse the Spider Man climbs up to the sky to buy stories from the Sky God in this African folk tale. Millions of cats: A gentle old man searches for one cat for his lonely wife, but returns with "millions and billions and trillions" of cats
Counting sheep by John Archambault( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tired of counting sheep, a child counts other imaginative animals to fall asleep
Chica chica bum bum A B C by Bill Martin( Book )

1 edition published in 2011 in Spanish and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree
The birth of a whale by John Archambault( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simple poetic text describes the behavior of humpback whales and the birth of a baby humpback
Knots on a counting rope by Bill Martin( Recording )

11 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A grandfather and his blind grandson reminisce about the young boy's birth, his first horse and an exiciting horse race
Grandmother's garden by John Archambault( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grandmother Rose's garden provides a place for children of different backgrounds to meet and become friends
Counting kittens by David Plummer( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A counting book, with rhymed text, about ten mischievous kittens
 
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Audience Level
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Audience level: 0.11 (from 0.08 for Boom Chick ... to 1.00 for Chicka chi ...)

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Alternative Names
John Archambault American writer, storyteller, poet, musician for children

John Archambault Children's book author/poet/story teller/musician

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Languages
English (248)

Spanish (3)

French (2)

Korean (2)

Danish (1)

Covers
Knots on a counting ropeHere are my handsThe ghost-eye treeListen to the rainBoom Chicka RockChicka chicka boom boomChicka chicka a b cThe magic pumpkin