Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs
"Take Me Out to the
"I've Been Working on the
Well, forget 'em!
Songwriter and comedy writer extraordinaire Alan Katz has turned those and other old favorites on their ears and created new nonsense songs kids will love. With zany, spirited pictures by illustrator and cartoonist David Catrow, this kooky collection guarantees laughs...more
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As other reviewers noted, this book is big on "taboo" subjects - dirty diapers, food fights, cleaning up your bedroom by hiding everything out the window, being carsick.... That should come as no surprise, after all, the cover (which you can see on this site) shows a naked boy flying out of the bathtub. This sort of material will mildly shock most children and they'll find it hilarious, b ...more
Audience: K-1 for read aloud or sing along; grades 2-3 for guided or independent reading.
Uses: Fun for song times. Could be use for guided reading then sung in the same manner altogether. The use of meter, end rhyme, and repetition in the book would be good for the ...more
Not only a ...more
What child at this age can resist "Stinky Stinky diaper change, Boy my brother smells so strange, He made something in his pa ...more
Stinky Stinky Diaper Change (sung to the tune of twinkle, twinkle, little star)
Stinky stinky diape ...more
Sometimes I can't keep the tune as I read the words. It's probably partly that I'm not very musically gifted, but also, in a few places, the parodies are a bit off.
I vote two stars but it gets an extra star because the Legomeister loves it.
Yankee Doodle "Cranky Poodle in my home, Clawing, scratching, howling ..." and it goes on and on!! FUN FUN FUN!!!
kids of all ages are gonna love the new lyrics
Great time filler.
Fountas and Pinnell: L
Main characters: none
Setting: depends on the poem
POV: depends on the poem
This book is ridiculously funny and is sure to be enthusiastically enjoyed by young children. It is super silly and the simple humor will not be lost on a young crowd. There are poems about brushing teeth, taking a bath, and many other bathroom related poems. David Catrow wrote these poems to appeal to young children. One of the really cool parts about ...more
In any case, we found this book at a yard sale (in very good condition, I must say) and when we saw the illustration on the cover, we knew that we had to get the book. We r ...more