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How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth

How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth

A Picture Book

Michelle Robinson; illustrated by Kate Hindley

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)


Things can get a bit messy when you try to wash a woolly mammoth. Follow this step-by-step guide to successfully clean up your hairy friend. Be forewarned! A mammoth's tummy is terribly tickly.

Young readers and parents alike will appreciate this hilarious bath time adventure in How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth.

Praise for How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth

“Pen-and-ink and watercolor illustrations show an eye for detail; a plethora of humorous bath products preceding the title page include "tusk whitener," "antibacterial hoof wash," and a generous tube of "elbow grease." The procedural text keeps the pages turning and contrasts nicely with the winsome illustrations. Youngsters will enjoy this lighthearted tale, especially the very last step: 'Throw in the towel and SNUGGLE!'” —School Library Journal

“It's an adorable bath time adventure, starring an expressive hairy giant and a sweet sprite of a child, who smartly wears a raincoat throughout. Share as a laugh-out-loud warm-up to any kid's own scrub-a-dub routine.” —Booklist

“It's a madcap story of pet care with sweetness at its core.” —Publishers Weekly

“Robinson, in what is her first book for children, strikes just the right 'in on the joke' tone.” —The New York Times on 'What To Do If An Elephant Stands On Your Foot'

“When the ending suggests that the story is starting over, listeners will be happy to hear it again.?” —Kirkus Reviews on 'What To Do If An Elephant Stands On Your Foot'


Reviews from Goodreads

Michelle Robinson; illustrated by Kate Hindley

Michelle Robinson is a picture book author and a native of Gloucestershire, UK where she spent her childhood roaming the countryside, observing ladybugs and ruminating on the finer qualities of cows. Her previous works include Goodnight Tractor, Ding Dong Gorilla!, and What to Do If an Elephant Stands on Your Foot. She lives in Frome, UK with her family.

Kate Hindley is a children's book illustrator, currently living and working in Worcestershire, UK. Her first picture book illustrations appeared in The Great Snortle Hunt. She likes doodling, and pea and ham soup.

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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