Boom Baby Boom Boom by Margaret Mahy


Boom Baby Boom Boom by Margaret Mahy

When Mama tells Baby that she's made a lovely lunch for him, she doesn't know that the animals are listening at the window. And they are much hungrier than Baby. While Mama bangs on her drums - boom-biddy-boom-biddy-boom-boom-boom - the yellow cat, the brown dog, the red rooster, the black-faced sheep and the brown-and-white cow each eats a titbit thrown on the floor by Baby. Good Baby gets a banana for pudding and, this time, he eats it all up. Boom-biddy-boom-biddy-yum-yum-yum!


Children will love joining in the story as the animals enter one by one to gobble up the baby's lunch. Nursery World An amusing picture book for younger readers, ideal to read aloud or for children to read by themselves, as the words have a lovely rhythm and cadence. The full-page illustrations are bright and cheerful with lots of details to look at and talk about. -- Barbara Band The School Librarian a charming reminder of a wonderful story Armadillo A great read-aloud-and-join-in story. Parents in Touch Full on onomatopoeia, that children will love to join in with

About the Author

Margaret Mahy

New Zealander Margaret Mahy, who sadly died in early 2012,was the first writer from outside the UK to win the prestigious Carnegie Medal. Mahy's genius with language has been demonstrated over and over again in a prolific list of titles from early picture books through to challenging teenage fiction.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info


32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


Margaret Mahy
More books by Margaret Mahy


Publication date

5th March 2015



It’s so easy to find the right book for your child. Such an easy-to-use, yet in-depth website. 100% reliable.

Pippa, Jack, Liam & Matthew Wils

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

We love Lovereading as my 5 year old loves to read new books before anyone else has a chance, she says it makes reading exciting!

Tracey Chorley

We love Lovereading4kids because they put books in front of us we wouldn’t otherwise have read. They make us more adventurous readers!

Emily Jacques

I have told all my friends, family & teachers to see for themselves just how great the site is. Without fail, they are hugely impressed.

Alexander Boxall – age 11

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

It’s a community united by a passion for books and promoting the best there is in children’s literature.

Sam Bateman and family

Lovereading 4 schools