Squeak, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp!

By Wynton Marsalis, Paul Rogers (illustrator),

Book cover of Squeak, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp!: A Sonic Adventure

Book description

The creators of Jazz ABZ are back for an encore! With infectious rhythm and rhyme, musical master Wynton Marsalis opens kids’ ears to the sounds around us.

What’s that sound? The back door squeeeaks open, sounding like a noisy mouse nearby — eeek, eeeek, eeeek! Big trucks on the highway…

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Why read it?

1 author picked Squeak, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp! as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

This picture book by jazz great Wynton Marsalis was one of my favorites to read to my little rock star when he was a baby. It’s musical without being sing-songy, and celebrates everyday sounds like washboards or squeaking doors that become musical if you listen right. My son was mesmerized by the noises and rhythm, and I felt more musical just by reading it. 

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