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The Green Bath

The Green Bath

by Margaret Mahy Illustrated by Steven Kellogg

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

Margaret Mahy and Steven Kellogg, two of 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 he has 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 soapy battle, and returning home with the greatest of treasures. Bath time will never be the same! (Plus Grandma's got surprises of her own!)

Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
40

About the Author and Illustrator

Margaret Mahy Margaret Mahy (1936-2012) worked as a librarian in her native New Zealand before becoming a full-time writer in 1980. Beloved by generations of readers, she wrote more than 150 books for children and young adults, and in 2006, she received the Hans Christian Andersen Award (the "Nobel Prize of children's books") for her contribution to children's literature.
Steven Kellogg Steven Kellogg has illustrated over 100 children's books since 1967. His illusrations are know for their wonderful, whimsical quality.

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