Clang, BEEP, Ahoooga! and other words that stand for sounds are onomatopoeia. Even if you don’t know the word, using sound words is a great trick for picture book writers – as long as you don’t overuse it.
Even onomatopoeia has to have a reason for being in your picture book. Will the moment still be as strong (or stronger) without it? Try deleting the word and see.
Well, my rant was short today! Onto the next installment of THE GREAT ALPHABET DISASTER
Here I'll help with some onomatopoeia: