Boris is as adverse to a bath, and as hard to get out of it once in, as any human child; but, since he's a polar bear, the...

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NO BATH FOR BORIS

Boris is as adverse to a bath, and as hard to get out of it once in, as any human child; but, since he's a polar bear, the details of his situation are entrancingly different. The faucets on his tub say ""COLD"" and ""COLDER""; Mrs. Bear adds ice cubes and warns that if he doesn't hurry the water will get warm; mow blows in the open window; and Boris' pet is a live penguin. The idea may be slight, but it's unusual and cleverly developed. White's attractive double-spread paintings--with the cool hues of shadows on snow brightened with sunset colors-nicely extend the humor. Just right for a change of pace at picture-book hour or bedtime.

Pub Date: April 1, 1990

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: 32

Publisher: Dutton

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: March 15, 1990