Dad and Lucy and Alfie and Amy are at the zoo one afternoon when clouds as big as dinosaurs stomp across the sky and ROAR!
While they wait for the rain to pass, the family counts the seconds between the lightning and the thunder - one hippopotamus, two hippopotamus, three hippopotamuses - BIM BAM BOOM!
The author and illustrator are both highly-regarded and have won many awards. Bim Bam Boom! features fabulous animal illustrations and a fun way for children to learn to count. The text is designed to be read aloud.
About the Author
Margaret Wild is an Australian author. She was born in 1948 in Eschew, a small town in South Africa, and came to Australia in 1972. She now lives in Sydney. Before becoming a full-time writer, Margaret was a journalist for newspapers and magazines and then she worked for sixteen years as a book editor in children's publishing. Margaret has written more than 40 books for children. Her books are published around the world and have won numerous awards.
About the Illustrator
Wayne Harris has illustrated over thirty books, including DragonQuest by Allan Baillie which was short-listed for Picture Book of the Year, Children’s Book Council of Australia. Many of his other illustrated books have also received Notable Book status from the Children’s Book Council of Australia.
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1st November 2001
Publisher: ABC Books
Dimensions (cm): 26.1 x 20.9 x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.17