Synopses & Reviews
In this raucous tale, the Knight, the Duke, the Queen--and eventually the whole court--all try to lure King Bidgood from his cozy bathtub, but he won't get out! Will anyone
be able to solve this problem?
In celebration of the twentieth anniversary of a Caldecott Honor favorite, this new edition features a hardcover book and a musical CD with six original songs ranging in style from a minuet to a rap. Perfect entertainment for bath time or for bedtime, the joyful music and hilarious rhyming tale will provide hours of fun for young readers.
A Caldecott Honor Book
An ALA Notable Childrenand#8217;s Book
Aand#160;School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and#8220;Beauty aside, this also has a panache and sly wit that will please children and their parents, who will be called on to peruse the book again and again.and#8221;--Booklist and#160; "[A] humorously original tale. . . . A voluptuous book."and#8212;School Library Journal
In this delightful story, the king refuses to leave his bathtub and rule the kingdom. and#8220;Beauty aside, this also has a panache and sly wit that will please children and their parents, who will be called on to peruse the book again and again.and#8221;--Booklist
This rollicking tale is the story of an unruly king who refuses to leave his bathtub and attend to his duties. One by one, the knight, the queen, the duke, and all the members of the court attempt to persuade the King to leave his bath. At last, the clever pig saves the day. Caldecott Honor Book. Full color.
This Caldecott Honor favorite includes an audio CD.and#160;
In this rousing work of musical theater, six original songs by childrens musicians Carl and Jennifer Shaylen bring the characters of the book to life. Children will be delighted by the spirited voices of the Page, the Duke, the Knight, and the Queen, as well as the unruly King Bidgood, who refuses to abandon his bath and rule his kingdom. “This is a satisfying and extremely high quality complement to a wonderful story.”--Publishers Weekly
About the Author
Audrey Woodandnbsp;is the author of many books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House,andnbsp;Piggies,andnbsp;Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgoodand#39;s in the Bathtub, Heckedy Peg, and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were illustrated by her husband, Don Wood. The Woods divide theirandnbsp;time between California and Hawaii.andnbsp;Donandnbsp;Woodandnbsp;is the illustrator ofandnbsp;many beloved books for children, including the bestselling The Napping House, Piggies, Caldecott Honor Book King Bidgoodand#39;s in the Bathtub,andnbsp;Heckedyandnbsp;Peg,andnbsp;and Piggy Pie Po, all of which were written by his wife, Audrey Wood.andnbsp;The Woods divide their time between California and Hawaii.