The Tub People

Paperback | October 6, 1999

byPam ConradIllustratorRichard Egielski

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During an unseen child's bath time, the seven members of a wooden toy family ride on the floating soap and compete in swimming races. But after the near loss of the Tub Child down the drain, they are all reunited on a warm bed, where they mountain climb on the ridges formed by soft quilts.

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Seven members of a wooden toy family ride on the floating soap and compete in swimming races. After the near loss of the Tub Child down the drain, they are all reunited on a warm bed, where they mountain climb on the ridges formed by soft quilts. A The New York Times Outstanding Book of 1993. Color illustrations.

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During an unseen child's bath time, the seven members of a wooden toy family ride on the floating soap and compete in swimming races. But after the near loss of the Tub Child down the drain, they are all reunited on a warm bed, where they mountain climb on the ridges formed by soft quilts.

Pam Conrad wrote many award-winning books for children, including the immensely popular The Tub People and The Tub Grandfather, both illustrated by Richard Egielski. She is also the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels, including Prairie Songs, a 1986 ALA Best Children's Book of the Year and a 1985 ALA Golden Kite Honor ...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9 × 11 × 0.08 inPublished:October 6, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064433064

ISBN - 13:9780064433068

Appropriate for ages: 3 - 5

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Seven members of a wooden toy family ride on the floating soap and compete in swimming races. After the near loss of the Tub Child down the drain, they are all reunited on a warm bed, where they mountain climb on the ridges formed by soft quilts. A The New York Times Outstanding Book of 1993. Color illustrations.

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"A brilliant tour de force--a marvelous toy tale." (Starred review) (The Horn Book)