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“The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can't read.”
Summary: King Bidgood's in the bathtub and he won't come out--but het convinces virtually his entire castle to climb in with him during the course of the day. This is a humorous fantasy story.
Type of Reading: family reading, bedtime story
Recommended Age: read together: 3 to 7; read yourself: 8 to 10
Interest Level: 3 to 8
Age of Child: Read with child years old.
Young Reader Reaction: Repeating the lament "King Bidgood's in the bathtub and won't come out!" became a favorite contribution to the story. S/He also liked the silliness of the people getting in with the king.
Adult Reader Reaction: This is a fun book to share and it gets kids involved in reading.
Pros: Great artwork, and the words are simple enough that a first or second-grader could read it.
Cons: Do NOT read this if your kids already take FOREVER in the tub! This is the LAST thing you need added to their nights!
Borrow or Buy: Buy. It will get repeated readings.