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Henry's Bath

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Have a child who doesn’t like sleeping alone? Or balks at taking a bath? A pair of child-friendly picture books offers knowing reassurance.

It may be Henry’s bath time, but Henry has other ideas. What if he gives the cat a bath instead? Would the hens or the goat or the cow like to take his place in the tub full of toys? Then, when Henry sees that the bath is warm and bubbl
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Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 22nd 2008 by Candlewick Press
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David
Henry's Bath by Margaret Perversi, illustrated by Ron Brooks follows Henry's refusal to take a bath until his mother suggests giving the animals a bath instead.

Brooks' detailed illustrations add humor. The helpful Teddy Bear is amusing. Browns, greens and yellows predominate. My favorite images are I won't, cat, dog, hens, goat, yo ducks, and last picture. Perversi's text uses a large font and some repetition.

This Australian import will please some but make others uncomfortable with an outside
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Alice
I was kid that LIKED to take baths. It was like a mini hot tub, so fighting to take a bath is foreign to me! But Henry's bath is fun book, and might help your little one want to take a bath. The pictures aren't impressive, as they are brown and yellow but SO IS MUD! I think it was a good book and easy to read!
Molly
Cute, simple story about a child who's not too sure he really wants a bath. Good choice for a bath storytime.
Kim
Now my son wants me to buy an old bath-tub to put in our backyard!! Fun...
Monica
Pushed it past the line with the pictures.
Tina
"bathtime, animals"
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