The Green Bath by Margaret MahyThe Green Bath by Margaret Mahy

The Green Bath

byMargaret MahyIllustratorSteven Kellogg

Hardcover | June 25, 2013

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Bath-time turns into a fantastical adventure in the hands of two of children's literature's best.

Margaret Mahy and Steven Kellog, two the world's most beloved picture book creators, are reunited for this galloping, free-spirited romp. It begins with Sammy, whose obnoxious neighbors get to go to the beach in their brand new boat, while hehas to get clean for a visit from grandma. Worse, it's a bath in the strange tub his dad just bought at a tag sale! But the magic of the tub soon has Sammy roaring out to sea, befriending a giant sea serpent, conquering pirates in a huge soapybattle, and returning home with the greatest of treasures. Bath time will never be the same! (Plus Grandma's got surprises of her own!)

MARGARET MAHY (1936-2012) worked as a librarian in her native New Zealand before becoming a full-time writer. Beloved by generations of readers, she wrote over 150 books for children and young adults, and received the Hans Christian Andersen Award (the "Nobel Prize of children's books") for her contribution to children's literature. ...
Title:The Green BathFormat:HardcoverDimensions:40 pages, 11.28 × 8.83 × 0.36 inPublished:June 25, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545206677

ISBN - 13:9780545206679


Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Green Bath

"A rumpus in the bathroom that readers are sure to try to emulate, even if only in their imaginations-lay down some towels before filling the tub!" -Kirkus

"Like this acclaimed duo's last collaboration, The Rattlebang Picnic (1994), this story is distinguished by a frenetic energy, old-fashioned charm, and rapid plot zigzags." -Publishers Weekly