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Casey in the Bath

3.94 of 5 stars 3.94  ·  rating details  ·  16 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Casey's bathtub becomes another world!

Cynthia DeFelice's Casey in the Bath first appeared in Cricket magazine and is one of her most popular stories -- asked for again and again by children who know her as a professional storyteller. Now, for the first time, the story appears in picture book format with lively illustrations by Chris L. Demarest. Casey, a reluctant bather,
Paperback, 32 pages
Published September 16th 1998 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (first published March 1st 1996)
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This is my all-time favorite read aloud book for kids. Casey does not like to take a bath so when his mother buys some green bath soap from a traveling representative, this does not even get Casey excited. When Casey squirts the green goo into the tub, green bubbles appear and when he pops the green bubbles….out pop green creatures. Boys, girls, small and large one share the bath with Casey and he is one happy little guy. The illustrations are great with Casey and these green creatures sharing t ...more
When Casey, a typical bath-hating boy, meets a rather unusual door-to-door salesman he doesn't believe the claim that an amazing bath soap (or any soap, for that matter) could "make taking a bath a thrilling experience." But he receives the surprise of his life when he opens the bottle of green goo in his bath that night - he discovers that bath time can truly be amazing and thrilling. The illustrations are bight and fresh, the story is imaginative and the text is great to read aloud, since Case ...more
Was disappointed that this was not a parody of Casey At The Bat as I had expected, just a predictable bath story.
Aug 16, 2009 Linda rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: K-2, children's librarians
Like this book for a read-aloud about personal hygiene, specifically bathing and brushing teeth.
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Cynthia DeFelice is the author of many bestselling titles for young readers, including the novels Wild Life, The Ghost of Cutler Creek, Signal, and The Missing Manatee, as well as the picture books, One Potato, Two Potato, and Casey in the Bath. Her books have been nominated for an Edgar Allen Poe Award and listed as American Library Association Notable Children's Books and Bank Street Best Childr ...more
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