Sunday, September 18, 2016
Display: Scrub A Dub Dub: Books about Bathtime
President Taft is Stuck in the Bath
By Mac Barnett
Illustrated by Chris Van Dusen
George Washington crossed the Delaware in the dead of night. Abraham Lincoln saved the Union. And President William Howard Taft, a man of great stature - well, he got stuck in a bathtub. Now how did he get unstuck? Author Mac Barnett and illustrator Chris Van Dusen bring their full comedic weight to this legendary story, imagining a parade of clueless cabinet members advising the exasperated president, leading up to a hugely satisfying, hilarious finale.
The Bath Monster
By Colin Boyd
Illustrated by Tony Ross
Have you ever wondered where your dirty bath water goes? The Bath Monster slurps it up, of course!
I’m Still Here in the Bathtub: Brand New Silly Dilly Songs
By Alan Katz
Illustrated by David Catrow
Well-known songs, including "Itsy Bitsy Spider" and "Farmer in the Dell," are presented with new words and titles, such as "Tiny Baby Brother" and "I'm in My Room and Bored."
By Stephen Krensky
Illustrated Jimmy Pickering
Bubbles from a little boy's bath take over a whole town.
Maybe I'll Sleep in the Bathtub Tonight: and Other Funny Bedtime Poems
By Debbie Levy
Illustrated by Stephanie Buscema
A collection of humorous poems about going to bed.
The Vampire in My Bathtub
By Brenda Seabrooke
After moving into an old house, thirteen-year-old Jeff opens a locked closet and finds an ancient, good vampire named Eugene, who is being hunted by his cousin Louis, an evil vampire from New Orleans.
A Whale in the Bathtub
By Kylie Westaway
Illustrated by Tom JellettBruno, who is known for his imaginative tales, is unable to convince his family that he is really trying to take his bath, but the whale in the tub refuses to leave.
There’s a Zombie in My Bathtub
By Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver
Illustrated by Scott Garrett
With Halloween approaching, Hank and his friends decide to watch a scary movie to get ready for the holiday. But the movie turns out to be a bit too scary for Hank, and suddenly he sees zombies every time he closes his eyes. Everyone says zombies are not real, but then people around him start moaning and acting like the undead, and he is not so sure. Hank is not taking any chances--not when there might be zombies on the loose!
King Bidgood's in the Bathtub
By Audrey Wood
Illustrated by Don Wood Despite pleas from his court, a fun-loving king refuses to get out of his bathtub to rule his kingdom.