A bubbly and buoyant tale about a puppy named Chomper who loves to get dirty, but really dislikes getting freshened up. Stuck taking a bath, he imagines himself diving in the deep sea, being the captain of a ship, and surfing to a faraway shore. Baby Chomper's Bath Time is a playful story that encourages children to see the bright side of every situation.
"Garcia’s vibrant illustrations... are certain to captivate toddlers. Minich has tailored his text perfectly, offering the pattern “Naughty... / So naughty... / Super naughty... / The naughtiest” and “Stinky... / Stinker! / Stink stink! / The stinkiest!” before finally concluding with “all freshened up! / so fresh! / Freshy fresh! / The Freshest!”
Lap readers will surely request this tale repeatedly and may even be encouraged by the canine’s positive attitude to try activities they dislike." ~ Kirkus Reviews
Young readers will surely relate to Baby Chomper’s cute antics and parents and caregivers will enjoy the story’s ending. The colorful illustrations are welcoming and will draw readers into the story quickly. The sing-song prose at the beginning of the story leads into a pleasant rhyming scheme toward the end, echoing the story arc and the flow from chaos to pleasant resolution. Baby Chomper’s Bath Time is sure to be a hit at bedtime and bath time!
"The combination of a rambunctious puppy, humor, familiar routines, and imaginative play is perfect for young readers and encourages them to make the best of every situation - just as Chomper does"