Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs by Alan Katz

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Remember...
"Take Me Out to the
Ballgame"
and
"I've Been Working on the
Railroad"?

Songwriter and comedy writer extraordinaire Alan Katz has turned those and other old favorites on their ears and created new nonsense songs kids will love. With zany, spirited pictures by illustrator and cartoonist David Catrow, this kooky collection guarantees laughs and plenty of silly dillyness for kids everywhere!
 

About Alan Katz

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Alan Katz is the author of many seriously silly books for children, including the bestselling Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs, illustrated by David Catrow. Alan lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their four children. He can also be found at alankatzbooks.com. David Catrow is the illustrator of numerous notable books for children, including the other Silly Dilly books, as well as Kathryn Lasky's She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!, which was named a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. Mr. Catrow is also a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist whose work appears in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Sun-Times, as well as in nine hundred other newspapers. He lives in Springfield, Ohio.
 
Published May 1, 2001 by Margaret K. McElderry Books. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Arts & Photography, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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” And the piece on vomiting (“Oh, Susanna”): “I’m so carsick / Gotta go wee-wee / Hey Dad, stop this Toyota / And next time, go without me!” And on being grungy (“It’s Raining, It’s Pouring”): “I’m filthy, I’m dirty / Got mud on my shirty.” Time-honored, crowd-pleasing topics, as are the thematic...

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Other amusing entries include "I've Been Cleaning Up My Bedroom" (sung to "I've Been Working on the Railroad"), in which a girl tidies her room by shoving all of her belongings "out the door," which Catrow (She's Wearing a Dead Bird on Her Head!) interprets quite literally (he shows her bureau, g...

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