Bath Time

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How Many Sharks in the Bath?

Bill Gillham

The reader can answer the question of how many animals are doing which silly thing by counting them and then pointing to the correct answer along the side of the page.

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Around the World in a Bathtub

Wade Bradford

A lively look at bath time around the world. From a hammam in Turkey to a maqii on the Alaskan tundra, this colorful picture book shares the bath-time battle that happens every night, around the world. "Yes, yes!" say the grown-ups, "No, no!" say the children, and the chase is on!

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The Bath Monster

Colin Boyd

As your bath water drains, that slurping sound it makes is the Bath Monsterdirty bath water is his SECOND favorite food. No one wants to find out what his FIRST favorite food is . . . until Jackson decides he doesn't believe in the Bath Monster anymore and refuses to take a bath ever again. Starving, the Bath Monster visits Jackson for his FIRST favorite food . . . Thank goodness it's not little kids, but mud pies!

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Big Smelly Bear

Britta Teckentrup

Big Fluffy Bear insists that Big Smelly Bear visit the pond for a bath before she will scratch the itch he cannot reach.

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Eloise Takes a Bawth

Kay Thompson, Mart Crowley

ELOISE has been celebrated at the PLAZA, in PARIS, at CHRISTMASTIME, in MOSCOW. Now ELOISE takes a plunge in the BAWTH.

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Harry the Dirty Dog

Gene Zion

Harry is a white dog with black spots who loves everything . . . except baths. So one day before bath time, Harry runs away. He plays outside all day long, digging and sliding in everything from garden soil to pavement tar. By the time he returns home, Harry is so dirty he looks like a black dog with white spots. His family doesn't even recognize him!

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Karma Wilson

When his stubborn pigs refuse a sudsy cleaning, a determined farmer learns that mud baths can be just as fun.

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King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub

Audrey Wood, Don Wood

When the contented King Bidgood refuses to get out of his magnificent bathtub, one by one all the members of the court become involved in luring the stubborn monarch from his tub, in a new edition of an award-winning title packaged with a musical CD that contains six original songs. A Caldecott Honor Book, ALA Notable Children's Book, & Children's BOMC Main.

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On My Way to the Bath

Sarah Maizes

A humorous picture book about the ups and downs of bathtime, now available as a board book

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Peep and Egg: I’m Not Taking a Bath

Laura Gehl

In this lively addition to the funny Peep and Egg picture book series for toddlers, a reluctant chick named Egg overcomes her aversion to taking a bath. Peep thinks Egg needs to take a bath after playing in the mud. But Egg is not taking a bath. Not in the river, not in the duck pond, and definitely not in the dog's water bowl—too slobbery! Does Peep have any tricks up her feathers to help a chick change her mind? Laura Gehl and Joyce Wan are back with another fun, colorful story that takes the "not" out of "I'm not taking a bath!"

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The Pigeon Needs a Bath

Mo Willems

Smell? What smell? I don't smell. YOU smell. The Pigeon needs a bath Except, well, the Pigeon's really not so sure about that. Besides, he took a bath last month Maybe. It looks like it's going to take some serious convincing to get the Pigeon to take the plunge

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President Taft Is Stuck in the Bath

Mac Barnett

When taking his morning bath, President Taft accidentally gets stuck in the bathtub, and needs the First Lady and members of the cabinet to help him get out.

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Small Elephant’s Bathtime

Tatyana Feeney

Small Elephant likes water . . . but not when it’s in a bath. Small Elephant’s mommy tries to make the bath more fun with toys and bubbles, but he is not fooled. He is too busy to take a bath. He has said no many times. He is getting very cross. And then he disappears! (Elephants who cannot be found cannot take baths.) But Small Elephant’s daddy has a way to make the bath fun. He may look silly doing it—but it just might work! With spare text and sprightly illustrations, Tatyana Feeney, three-time author of gently funny books for the youngest readers, takes on another very important toddler topic—bathtime!

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Tiny’s Bath

Cari Meister

It's clear that Tiny is a not-so-tiny dog. A pail, a sink, and even a bathtub are too small to wash him in. Will Tiny ever get the mud cleaned off him? Find out in this fun Level 1 reader.

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Who Needs a Bath?

Jeff Mack

This funny picture book is perfect for getting young readers excited about bath time and is a delightful read-aloud to share. Bear and Skunk return in this follow-up to author-illustrator Jeff Mack's acclaimed Who Wants a Hug? Bear has a plan to throw Skunk a surprise birthday party, but shhh—it's a secret! There's just one problem—who wants to party with a stinky skunk? Bear thinks of the perfect solution; now if only he can convince Skunk that baths are fun…

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