Wednesday, April 6, 2022

I'm Terrified of Bath Time by Simon Rich - Book Tour & Review + Giveaway

I am thrilled to be hosting a spot on the I'M TERRIFIED OF BATH TIME by Simon Rich & Tom Toro Blog Tour hosted by Rockstar Book Tours. Check out my post and make sure to enter the giveaway!


About The Book:


Author: Simon Rich & Tom Toro

Pub. Date: April 5, 2022

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Formats: Hardcover, eBook, Audiobook

Pages: 40

Find it: GoodreadsAmazon, Audible, B&NiBooks Audiobook, Kobo AudiobookTBD,

A hilarious and clever bath-time picture book by humorist, novelist, and TV writer Simon Rich, with illustrations by Tom Toro (How to Potty Train Your Porcupine).

And so begins a hilarious dip into the choppy waters of a nightly ritual that parents and children alike often dread. Filled with soapsuds, rubber duckies, and existential angst, Simon Rich’s debut picture book is a splashy tale of cleanliness—and survival. This irreverent read-aloud treat about facing fear and embracing adventure might just change the way you see bath time (and your bathroom) forever.


“A visual (and comedic) feast for budding smart-alecks.”Patton Oswalt

“Along with offering a bit of bathroom behavior modification, this is, undeniably, storytime gold for young audiences large or small.”―Booklist

“This delightful picture book turns the widespread phenomenon of toddler bathtime fears on its head...The book’s skillfully crafted storyline will appeal to children as well as adults working to avoid meltdowns when little ones have a wash. ... A refreshing, amusing approach to overcoming ablutophobia in small children.” ―Kirkus


I'm Terrified of Bath Time is a fun children's book told from the perspective of the bathtub. Bathtub is not a fan of bath time. Why? Because water comes out of his nose, his eyes are squeezed, and sometimes he even gets pooped in. Yuck! But Bathtub realizes if he asks for change, change can happen. Instead of being kicked in the nose, he'd like to receive a makeover. Instead of screaming, a song would be lovely. And it will be so much fun that Sink and Toilet will be jealous. Now doesn't that sound wonderful?
This is such a silly book. Kids will absolutely love it, whether they're a fan of bath time or not. Parents will also enjoy the overall absurdity of the story, and the illustrations are sure to delight young and old readers. 
It's a book that can be read again and again for a laugh. Definitely a fun, highly recommended read.
5 stars!


About Simon Rich:

Simon Rich has written for Saturday Night Live, Pixar, and The Simpsons. He is the creator and showrunner of Man Seeking Woman (FXX) and Miracle Workers (TBS), which he based on his books. His other collections include New Teeth, Hits and MissesSpoiled Brats, and Ant Farm. He is a frequent contributor to the New Yorker.

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About Tom Toro:

Tom Toro is a cartoonist and writer. He is the author-illustrator of How to Potty Train Your Porcupine. Over two hundred of his cartoons have been published in the New Yorker since 2010. Tom lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife, kid, and cat.

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Giveaway Details:

1 winner will receive a finished copy of I'M TERRIFIED OF BATH TIME, US Only.

Tour Schedule:
Week One:


Unconventional Quirky Bibliophile

Review/IG Post


BookHounds YA

Review/IG Post


Jazzy Book Reviews



The book review crew

Review/IG Post


The Momma Spot

Review/IG Post

Week Two:


Little Red Readz



One More Exclamation

Review/IG Post





Do You Dog-ear?

Review/IG Post




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