Achoo! Bang! Crash!: The Noisy Alphabet
A for . . . Achoo?
B for Bump, Bang, and Bop?
C for Crackle, Clank, and Crunch?
This is truly an alphabet with attitude, created by that master of raucous humor, Ross MacDonald. In this hilarious book you'll see clothes ripped off an intrepid game hunter by a ferocious lion (ROAR! RIP! RUN!); a little boy who manages to pin the tail on his father, rather than the donkey. (NO! OH! OOPS! OW!); and an exceedingly plump Santa being crammed down the chimney (JINGLE! JINGLE! JINGLE!).
But wait! There's more! All the words in this book where set in 19th-century wood type and printed in blazing color on a handpress, creating extraordinary visual effects. An endnote accompanied by photographs describes the process and serves as a fascinating introduction to a disappearing craft
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ghimbert - LibraryThing
This is a fun book to read aloud and to teach a class about onomonopia. This could easily be incorporated into an ELA lesson and kids can have fun with the different words and reading it aloud. Read full review
ACHOO! BANG! CRASH!User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Noise is a sure-fire theme in picture books and the cover alone will entice kids to this retro abecedarium akin to Brown's Noisy Book. The telling is in the type, literally, as word sounds, set in ... Read full review