Anyone who has had a pet with fur or looked after a small child for any length of time knows that bath time can be a downright battle. Today, we have three books that take the blood, sweat, and tears of bath time and boil them down into some hilarious reading.
Bad Kitty Gets a Bath (Bad Kitty, #1) by Nick Bruel
It is time for Bad Kitty to get a bath. Normally Kitty keeps herself clean, but every once in a while she just needs some extra help. As Kitty's owner prepares for this event, readers get tips on how to bathe a cat and cat facts, as well as some hilarious entertainment. (This just might be the most accurate depiction of bathing a cat in literature.)
Cat Owners, Cat Lovers, Humor Fans, Graphic Novel Fans, Those Who Like a Mix of Facts & Fun, Lower Grade Readers (but really anyone)
The Pigeon Needs a Bath! (Pigeon) by Mo Willems
Pigeon is getting rather dirty, but he is decidedly not taking a bath. In fact, he has dozens of good reasons not to get in the bath. But after listing all of those and delaying as long as possible, Pigeon finally gets in the bath...and discovers it's not so bad after all.
Pigeon Fans, Animal Lovers, Reluctant Bathers, Humor Fans, Read Aloud Fans, Picture Book Readers
The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle (Princess in Black, #7) by Shannon & Dean Hale, ill. by LeUyen Pham
When a HORRIBLE stink invades the goat field, the Princess in Black and the Goat Avenger, along with other heroes from nearby kingdoms, arrive to help. But what could be causing such an awful stench? One thing's for sure; it will take all of the heroes using teamwork to save the day.
Superhero Fans, Teamwork Story Fans, Fantasy Fans, Humor Fans, Lower Grade Readers