A told B and B told C, "I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree." When all the letters of the alphabet race one another up the coconut tree, will there be enough room? Of course there is always enough room for this rollicking alphabet chant that has been a children s favourite for more than twenty years! Bill Martin Jr and John Archambault's rhythmic text keeps the beat with Caldecott Honor illustrator Lois Ehlert's bold, cheerful art. This winning combination has created a series of enduring Chicka Chicka favourites.
Here's the story wonderfully retold by a story-teller from the National Library's KidsRead Programme*:
*Owl Readers Club is not affiliated to the National Library Board and this video resource is publicly available.