The Bath Monster

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

As your bath water drains, that slurping sound it makes is the Bath Monster—dirty bath water is his SECOND favorite food. No one wants to find out what his FIRST favorite food is . . . until Jackson decides he doesn’t believe in the Bath Monster anymore and refuses to take a bath ever again. Starving, the Bath Monster visits Jackson for his FIRST favorite food . . . Thank goodness it’s not little kids, but mud pies!

Format Your Price
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Copyright 2016
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2016-03-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV000000, JUV052000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 11 x 9.5
Lexile 500
Features Original artwork and Reviewed


School Library Journal

“[W]e are introduced to Boyd’s deliciously wicked Bath Monster. . . . Children will shiver and giggle as they relish repeated readings once they are privy to the final joke on Mom.”—School Library Journal

Kirkus Reviews

“Never mind a monster under the bed; this one’s under the tub. . . . Good, clean fun.”—Kirkus Reviews

Illustrator: Tony Ross

Tony Ross has illustrated hundreds of children's books including the beloved Amber Brown series and his own Little Princess books for Andersen Press. He has chalked up countless awards in his fifty-year career and his books have been published in more than fifty languages.

Author: Colin Boyd

Colin Boyd lives in the United Kingdom with his young family. The Bath Monster is his debut picture book, inspired by bath time with his son, and illustrated by his very famous father-in-law.