Sometimes, kids just do not want to take a bath. Around the World in a Bathtub (Charlesbridge, $16.99) explores this universal truth in a humorous and educational journey through different cultures around the globe. Author Wade Bradford uses language and diversity to show the hilarity of resistant children from Turkey to the Yup’ik tribe in Alaska. Illustrator Micha Archer contrasts rich purples and blues with vivid oranges and yellows to bring these international locations to life. This inclusive picture book is a delight for both chagrined parents and their pesky, playful offspring. Ages 5-8. Kasie Griffitts.
Around the World in a Bathtub - Wade Bradford, Micha Archer