Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 3 to 8
- Grade: 1 to 3
Robert Munsch's hilarious take on bathtime is a long overdue tribute to the kids who dread taking them-- and the poor parents who dread giving them!
Adam is covered in dirt. His hands are dirty. His face is dirty. And his feet are dirty.
"Adam, you need a bath!" his father yells.
But Adam doesn't like baths. All that soap in his eyes, soap in his ears, and soap in his mouth! He doesn't like them one bit.
So while his little sister, his dog, and his cat are laughing, Adam's father outsmartshim and pops him in the tub.
Little does Dad know that Adam has a few tricks of his own...and once
About the authors
El reconocido narrador ROBERT MUNSCH ha escrito decenas de libros para niños, entre ellos: Paper Bag Princess y Mortimer. Él vive con su familia en Guelph, Ontario.
MICHAEL MARTCHENKO est né à Carcassonne, en France. Il s'installe au Canada avec sa famille alors qu'il a 7 ans. En 1966, il décroche son diplôme du Collège des arts de l'Ontario et devient bientôt directeur d'une agence publicitaire. C'est lors d'une exposition d'art graphique que Robert Munsch découvre le travail de Michael Martchenko. Michael a reçu le prix Libris 2006, Illustrateur de l'année.
MICHAEL MARTCHENKO has illustrated dozens of books, and is most famous for his work with Robert Munsch, including Smelly Socks (Tes chaussettes sentent la mouffette!), Makeup Mess (Maquillage à gogo) and We Share Everything! (On partage tout!). He lives in Burlington, Ontario.
Down the Drain!“Splish, splash, I was taking a bath... ” Adam hates baths. He’s filthy, though, so his father throws him in the tub. But little does Dad know that his son has a few tricks up his sleeve. Now that Adam’s in control of the tap and plug, the chaos will begin! This is a riotous tribute to kids who hate baths and the parents who dread giving them.
Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2010.