The Green Bath

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The Green Bath

By Margaret Mahy; Steven Kellogg (Illustrator)

Arthur A. Levine Books, Hardcover, 9780545206679, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 25, 2013

Two the world's most beloved picture book creators are reunited for this galloping, free-spirited romp. It begins with Sammy, who 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. Full color.

About the Author
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 over 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 has illustrated more than a hundred books, including IS YOUR MAMA A LLAMA? and THE DAY JIMMY'S BOA ATE THE WASH. He has also retold and illustrated the adventures of tall-tale heroes such as Paul Bunyan, Mike Fink, and Johnny Appleseed. He lives in Essex, New York.