The Green Bath Clorinda

Bath-time turns into a fantastical adventure in the hands of two of children's literature's best.

Margaret Mahy and Steven Kellogg, two the world's most beloved picture book creators, are reunited for this galloping, free-spirited romp. It begins with Sammy, whose obnoxious neighbors get to go to the beach in their brand new boat, while he 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, befriending a giant sea serpent, conquering pirates in a huge soapy battle, and returning home with the greatest of treasures. Bath time will never be the same! (Plus Grandma's got surprises of her own!)

“Mahy’s boundless whimsy and Kellogg’s freewheeling sense of play combine in a rowdy swashbuckling adventure.”
—Publishers Weekly

“Irreverent fun.”