AH HA! In Good News, Bad News (2012), Mack experimented with minimalism, creating text from the titular phrases alone; here, he challenges himself to dialogue created from just two letters of the alphabet, doubled and continually rearranged.A chase leads to the actions that elicit the exclamatory responses from the protagonist (a frog) and the other creatures. On the front endpaper, the amphibian floats
Review: Ah Ha! Ah ha! What fun! The minimal words & illustrations tell an exciting story for Frog! Ha ha!
Review: Ah Ha! I have yet to read this to a group but the story lends itself well to this as it is short with large illustrations and repetition. I like when the illustrations do more of the story-telling!
Review: Ah Ha! A book consisting of only two letters; images provide surprises as the frog moves through the story.
Review: Ah Ha! Brilliant. Almost wordless. Fantastically expressive illustrations that will get kids using their narrative skills. I can't wait to try this out in storytime!
Review: Ah Ha! Clever cyclical story told with just a few word combinations of two letters! Frog is relaxing: aahh, is caught, escapes but is nearly eaten, is re-caught, but gets away: ah ha!