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Is There a Babirusa in your Bathtub?
Have your kids ever bathed with a babirusa, tangled with a tangalung or met a matamata? No? Then they’re going to love this program! Every year, scientists discover new animals and together, we’ll discover them too. We’ll learn about animals that most people have never ever heard of―animals that not only look really strange, but have really strange habits.
The program’s activities include elements of language arts, vocabulary development and natural history. Oh we're going to have fun!
Mom’s Choice Award
Foreword Review’s Book of the Year
"This unique book introduces thirteen little-known animals. Fanciful poems inspire children to want to know more and the book delivers."―National Wildlife Federation
“Maxine Rose Schur uses creativity to connect narrative and expository text throughout There’s a Babirusa in My Bathtub! Her use of poetry spawns the imagination of children about little-known animals. The book awakens the natural curiosity of children and inspires them to deeper levels of understanding in both reading and science. And for teachers she provides activities that reinforce phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, comprehension and vocabulary development."―Diana H. Brown, Director, National Reading Initiative, Performance Learning Systems
About the Author
Maxine Rose Schur is the author of award-winning children’s books and teaches the craft of children’s book writing at conferences and colleges nationwide. As a former professional actress, Maxine provides, dramatic engaging storytelling and fun, interactive activities for children from preschool to young adult. Maxine is also an award-winning travel essayist. Maxine holds a BA in Dramatic Art from the University of California and a Masters in Liberal Arts from Stanford.Visit profile and see all programs