Scrubba Dub, Carlos
By: Stuart J. Murphy
For happier, healthier, more confident children!
Carlos loves playing in the mud, building with clay, and drawing with chalk, but he doesn't like washing his hands. With the guidance of his friends and teacher, Carlos learns how easy—and fun—it is to wash up.
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Author & Illustrator Bios:Stuart J. Murphy, author
Stuart J. Murphy, author of the award-winning MathStart books (HarperCollins), has developed a new series for Charlesbridge: I See I Learn®. The I See I Learn® books feature simple stories and visual learning strategies to help young children learn important social, emotional, health and safety, and cognitive skills. Stuart, a visual learning specialist, has also served on the authorship teams of a number of major educational programs. A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Stuart and his wife, Nancy, live in Boston, Massachusetts, near their children and three grandchildren, Jack, Madeleine, and Camille.
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Scrubba Dub, Carlos, . . . [teaches] children the importance of good hand-washing. When Carlos fails to clean his dirty hands, Miss Cathy leads a discussion on why hand-washing is so important and shows the children the proper hand-washing technique, broken down into flowchart steps on the pages. Unfortunately, rather than use the old standard of "Happy Birthday," Murphy has children "singing" "One scrubba dub, two scrubba dub..." all the way up to 10. Still, by the end of the book, young readers will be familiar with both the whys and the hows of hand-washing. . . .
Learn more about this series, visual learning, and Stuart J. Murphy at www.iseeilearn.com.
ISBN: 978-1-60734-607-4 PDF
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Page count: 32
8 x 6 3/4