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How to give your cat a bath in five easy steps  Cover Image Book Book

How to give your cat a bath in five easy steps / Nicola Winstanley ; John Martz.

Winstanley, Nicola, (author.). Martz, John, 1978- (illustrator.).


In this hilarious and clever "how-to," a little girl and a know-it-all narrator are thwarted by a cat who refuses to take a bath. Step one: fill the bath Step two: put the cat in the bath Step three: put shampoo on the cat Step four: rinse the cat Step five: dry the cat Seems simple, right? One problem: the cat has no intention of doing ANY of these things! Watch as the steps keep changing, the cat keeps escaping, the girl keeps eating cookies and the mess keeps escalating. Soon it's not just the cat who needs a bath--it's the whole house! This spoof on an instruction manual features an increasingly bewildered human, a nonchalant cat and a know-it-all narrator . . . who really doesn't know it all. How DO you give a cat a bath? Read on to find out!

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735263543
  • ISBN: 073526354X
  • Physical Description: 40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto, Ontario, Canada] : Tundra, [2019]

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
3-7 years
480L Lexile
Decoding demand: 34 (low) Semantic demand: 48 (medium) Syntactic demand: 46 (medium) Structure demand: 72 (high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 1.1 0.5 500798.
Subject: Cats > Juvenile fiction.
Baths > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Humorous fiction.
Picture books.

Available copies

  • 36 of 37 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Festus Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 37 total copies.
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Festus Public Library E Winstanley (Text) 32017000078289 Picture Books Available -

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