Bath-time Books!

by Bill Grace, Marketing Coordinator

It’s National Bubble Bath Day! What better way to celebrate the occasion than with some of our favorite books about bath time? Each of these books has a wonderful sense of humor about the struggles of trying to get clean and stay clean. So, dive in and get your rub-a-dub-dub on!

Do’s and Don’ts by Todd Parr

What should and shouldn’t you do? Do give the dog a bath but don’t take one with him. Do try to change your socks every day but please don’t make other people smell them. Bold and bright, funny and reassuring, this Todd Parr gem is perfect for preschoolers and will stand up to the repeated readings they are guaranteed to get!

Hogwash! by Karma Wilson, illustrated by Jim McMullan

Farmer’s stubborn pigs refuse to be hogwashed, and no matter what he tries, poor Farmer cannot trick them into getting clean! But when several failed attempts leave him stuck in the mud, our determined farmer realizes his hogs may have been on to something all along… sometimes a mud bath is even better!

The Secret Life of Squirrels by Nancy Rose

Have squirrely children who refuse to climb into the tub? Maybe seeing a fellow squirrel outside of its natural habitat will help. This irresistible photographic story featuring wild squirrels in homemade miniature domestic settings — taking a bath, doing laundry, and barbecuing — will surprise and amuse readers and animal lovers of all ages!

Dinosaurs Alive and Well! by Marc Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown

From Marc Brown and Laurie Krasny Brown comes this humorous look at dinosaurs struggling with the same questions we all have. Full of helpful advice on nutrition, hygiene, first aid, and exercise for kids, this entry in the Browns’ classic series will answers all those tricky questions (and provide plenty of laughs to boot).