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Mr. Wishy Washy

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Over forty million children have begun the road to reading with Mrs. Wishy-Washy, and now we get to meet her lovable husband! He's just as quirky as his wife, and just as crazy about clean! Watch Mr. Wishy-Washy tackle the dirty dishes and . . . oh no! The family cat?

Make room on the shelf next to the original Mrs. Wishy-Washy for this playful, charming board book sure to
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Board Book, 18 pages
Published September 29th 2003 by Philomel
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Ruby
Apr 24, 2012 Ruby rated it it was amazing
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This is a great book for ages 3-5. Children will mostly enjoy it because of the rhyming words. The rhyming helps children to understand the moral which is that of keeping things tidy and clean. Anybody and everybody can keep clean.

Activity extension: I would use this book in a health unit about washing hands and keeping our areas clean. I would demonstrate the proper way of washing hands and then the children will be able to imitate.
Jeanette Rakestraw
Feb 13, 2012 Jeanette Rakestraw rated it liked it
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Wow, what a great book to teach children that daddy's can help do chores and wash dishes just like mommy does. The rhyming along with the activities that took place made it funny and enjoyable. It made housework look fun.
Extension Activity: Health & Physical Development. Focus on the importance of cleaning your home, items used to eat with & personal hygiene. Germs come from many places!
Quintin Bostic
Great book! I used this in the classroom to motivate the children to enjoy washing their hands and cleaning up their centers once they finished with them. Definitely a book for every classroom.
Theresa
Mar 12, 2012 Theresa rated it liked it
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a cute repeating story for teaching sounds to children
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Joy Cowley, a fiction writer for children and adults, was born in Levin and educated at Palmerston North GHS and Pharmacy College. She has been published so widely and to such acclaim that she received a Commemoration Medal in 1990, the OBE in 1992 for her services to children’s literature, the Margaret Mahy Award Lecture in 1993 and an honorary doctorate from Massey University in 1993. In 2004, s ...more
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