Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 [NOOK Book]

Overview

1 told 2

and 2 told 3,

"I'll race you to the top

of the apple tree."

One hundred and one numbers climb the apple tree in this bright, rollicking, joyous book for young children. As the numerals pile ...
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Overview

1 told 2

and 2 told 3,

"I'll race you to the top

of the apple tree."

One hundred and one numbers climb the apple tree in this bright, rollicking, joyous book for young children. As the numerals pile up and bumblebees threaten, what's the number that saves the day? (Hint: It rhymes with "hero.") Read and count and play and laugh to learn the surprising answer.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781442424159
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
  • Publication date: 11/23/2010
  • Series: Chicka Chicka Book
  • Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
  • Format: NOOK Kids
  • Pages: 40
  • Sales rank: 104,727
  • Age range: 2 - 5 Years
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Lois Ehlert has created numerous inventive, celebrated, and bestselling picture books, including Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, The Scraps Book, Mice, Ten Little Caterpillars, Rrralph!, Lots of Spots, Boo to You!, Leaf Man, Waiting for Wings, Planting a Rainbow, Growing Vegetable Soup, and Color Zoo, which received a Caldecott Honor. She lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Michael Sampson is a New York Times bestselling author of twenty-two books for young children, including Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 and The Bill Martin Jr Big Book of Poetry. He and Bill Martin Jr wrote many popular books together, including Panda Bear, Panda Bear, What Do You See? and Baby Bear, Baby Bear, What Do You See? Michael Sampson lives in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Bill Martin Jr (1916-2004) has been called “America’s favorite children’s author.” He wrote more than 300 books for children, including the classic texts Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, illustrated by Eric Carle, and Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, illustrated by Lois Ehlert.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2011

    wow!

    time really flies!!!! i havent read this book in over 7 years! my parents would always read it to me before i went to bed...then sadly, mom gave it away. its great to c the bookagain!!! :)

    9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 13, 2011

    this book is great

    this book is great fir kids to leaarn to count!

    7 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 13, 2012

    Love It

    This book helps your young one if you have one learn to count. Its just really awesome.

    6 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 19, 2011

    LOL

    This story just tickles me!!!! I love it!!!"

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 19, 2011

    Amazing

    Cousin has it,,,LOVES IT!!!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 1, 2011

    a very very good book

    one of the best books i ever read

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 17, 2009

    This book is WONDERFUL!

    My daughter was only 2 months old when we began reading this book to her. It is clearly her favorite book...we just announce the title and she settles down. While reading it to her, she looks like she is "studying" the book. Great colors, great rhythm...it's good enough to keep a four month old's interest! A good storyline as well. I highly recommend this for any child's library. OH and "Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" is a close second.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 16, 2007

    Learning numbers

    My son loves this book and often wishes to review it and get to the top of that apple tree every time.

    4 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 7, 2006

    Review for College Class:

    Have you ever felt left out when others are doing something? That's just the way the number zero feels in this book Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3. All the other numbers are racing to the top of the apple tree, and there is zero asking, 'Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3 .... Will there be a place for me?' While all the other numbers gather in the tree, some angry bumblebees arrive shouting, ¿Get Out Of Our Tree!' scaring all the numbers that tumble to the ground. And there is zero who looks up into the apple tree and there sat number ten at the top of the tree, so zero leaps up and joins ten to become 100 finally finding a place to belong. Great book for learning numbers, reading by your self or using at school for 100th day. Bill Martin one of the authors of this book, grew up in Kansas in a home that didn't have children's books. For many years he kept a secret from his teachers, he couldn't read. It wasn't until he was in college that he read his first book. He went on to earn a master's degree and doctoral degree in early childhood education to work as a teacher and principal. Bill Martin has written more than 300 children's books since 1945 and he currently lives in Texas. Other books you will enjoy reading by this author are: Chicka Chicka A,B,C and Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? Jr. Martin, Bill. Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004.

    4 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted January 14, 2012

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    3 out of 8 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 26, 2009

    The Numbers Stick

    The nice thing about this book---aside from the sheer fun of it---is the information sticks. The numbers stick, the rhyme sticks---everything. I made the mistake of talking about the book in front of my niece and misnamed the tree the numbers climb. I was immediately corrected. Great book for teaching numbers.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2007

    Chicka Chicka 1 * 2 * 3

    ¿Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3¿ is by Bill Martin Jr. and Michael Sampson, and it is illustrated by Lois Ehlert. This wonderful book that is full of rhymes was published in 2004. Out of these three people who have contributed to this book, I would like to discuss Martin. When Martin was younger, books were not found in his home, and he didn¿t learn to read until he was in college. He graduated from North Western University with his doctoral degree in early childhood education. He has not only been a teacher, but he has also been a principal, a textbook editor, and a writer. To add to the list, he is now an editorial director of Bill Martin Books as well. ¿Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3¿ is about the number zero always feeling left out when the other numbers are having a good time. Numbers 1, 2, 3 were racing to the top of the apple tree, then came 5, 6, 7, and 8, and zero asks, ¿Chicka, Chicka 1, 2, 3¿ Will there be a place for me?¿ But the zero was ignored and 9, 10, and 11 then climbed up the apple tree. Once again, zero asked ¿Chicka, Chicka 1, 2, 3¿ Will there be a place for me?¿ One by one, each number kept making their way up the apple tree, but poor zero still wasn¿t given an answer. Will the number zero ever get a place on top of the apple tree? You will have to read to find out. This books genre is Poetry. This book is so cute, creative, and simple. Children will have a great time reading these fun-filled rhymes along with counting numbers. I would recommend this book to both children and teachers. It is a good source to use when teaching a child his or numbers. The illustrations are very colorful and nicely done as well. The age range for this book is 3 to 7. Martin, Bill, Jr. and Michael Sampson. Chicka Chicka 1, 2, 3. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004.

    2 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 20, 2013

    Kindergarten

    THE TEACHER USED TO READ THIS TO US!!!! I LOVE THIS BOOK BECAUSE, IT'S JUST AWESOME AND ADORABLE IDEC IF IT'S FOR 3-7 YEAR OLDS!!!! I'M 11 YEARS OLD AND I LOVE THIS BOOK!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 1, 2013

    Hmmm

    WAY TOO PRICY!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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