By Julia Durango
Illustrated by Eleanor Taylor
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2006
An ILLINOIS READS 2014 selection!
Counting and dancing go hand in hand at Mambo Jamba's, the place where hippos hokey-pokey and meerkats Macarena and ten little chimps do the cha-cha-cha...until Mama Chimp says, "Time for bed!"
“Durango's dancing rhyme is infectious.” – Kirkus Reviews
“Don't expect kids to sit still for this; they'll be groovin' to the catchy rhyme and movin' to their own cheerful beat.” - Booklist
- Georgia Children's Picture Book Award Nominee
- Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award Master List
- Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award Nominee
- Volunteer State Book Award Nominee
- Minnesota State University Read Aloud Book Award
Teacher Guide by Tracie Vaughn Zimmer