• Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 1   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 1

This lively book gets children joining in the fun of each animal’s jump—sharing the sounds and actions.

A frog jumps. Boing! A kitten jumps. Boi-ing! A dog jumps. Boi-oi-oi-oi-oing! . . . “And I jump too—BOING!”

Format Your Price
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 1
Reading Level Grade 1
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2019
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Language English
Number of Pages 36
Publication Date 2019-08-13
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002000, JUV000000, JUV009000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.7 x 6.7
Lexile 140
Features Awards, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Starred Reviews


  • Children's Book Committee at Bank Street College Best Children's Book of the Year, Winner, 2020
  • Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books, Winner, 2019
  • Cybils Award for Board Books, Winner, 2019


Shelf Awareness

“A perfect exciting kickoff to an active 2020.”—Shelf Awareness

Kirkus Reviews

“Delightful—pounce on it!”—starred, Kirkus Reviews

Publishers Weekly

“As a book to inspire movement, this one bounds.”—starred, Publishers Weekly

School Library Journal

“Children will be begging for this one again and again.”—School Library Journal

Author, Illustrator: Tatsuhide Matsuoka

Tatsuhide Matsuoka is one of Japan's foremost illustrators, specializing in the natural sciences. He has won the Japan Picture Book Award, the Japan Science Book Award and the Shogakukan Children's Publication Culture Award.