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The Very Lonely Bathtub

The Very Lonely Bathtub

by Ann Rasmussen, Kate Flanagan, Marc A. Nemiroff
     
 

Claudia's bathtub has a great big heart. He has longed for the day whe n children can splash and play in him, so when Claudia picks him out a t the bathtub shop, he is overjoyed! From the day he arrives at Claudi a's home, she is dreaming up a different bathtime adventure, every nig ht, serving tea to the Prince of Wales or rocketing to the moon. But o ne day

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Claudia's bathtub has a great big heart. He has longed for the day whe n children can splash and play in him, so when Claudia picks him out a t the bathtub shop, he is overjoyed! From the day he arrives at Claudi a's home, she is dreaming up a different bathtime adventure, every nig ht, serving tea to the Prince of Wales or rocketing to the moon. But o ne day Claudia suddenly decides that she is through with baths. She wi ll never take another, thank you very much. And as the days go by and her poor tub stays empty and dry, his big heart grows lonelier and lon elier... The Very Lonely Bathtub offers a witty and whimsical look at the normal obstinacy that most parents face, in one form or another, w hen their children quest for independence.

Editorial Reviews

Many young children go through a stage of resisting baths. This whimsical book is a chance to playfully confront this issue with children. The story is told from the view point of the bathtub that enjoys being entertained by a young girl playing in her bath. When she decides not to bathe the bathtub becomes despondent and lonely. The story will appeal to young children, and the illustrations will amuse both parents and children. The author includes some ideas to help parents deal with this issue. 2000, Magination Press, $14.95. Ages 3 to 8. Reviewer: S. Latson SOURCE: Parent Council Volume 8

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557986078
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
5 - 7 Years

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