- Craig Graziano
How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth is Michele Robinson's cute and comical step-by-step guide on how to clean this hairy beast. You thought giving your dog a bath was tough? Get ready for a mammoth-sized mess!
Our teacher is a freckle-faced girl who has determination and shampoo on her side. Step one is filling the bathtub, which can take a while if your mammoth is thirsty for a drink. Kate Hindley's pictures show the furry creature sipping through a straw as if the tub was a Big Gulp.
Getting the mammoth into the tub is an entirely different challenge, but our instructor also has ingenuity and a big cupcake on her side. Eventually, she succeeds and starts scrubbing. Watch out! His tummy is ticklish!
A vigorous shampooing and experimentation with different hairstyles leads to the dreaded danger of suds in our mammoth's eyes. We hope you have some experience with getting frightened prehistoric pachyderms down from trees!
Once your woolly mammoth is all washed, you'll probably want to read your mammoth a bedtime story. I have two suggestions for you.
Hot! Hot! Hot! follows a couple of mammoths as they try a cool down during the summer. It sounds like they should meet the girl from our book!
Mammoths on the Move is a gorgeously illustrated non-fiction book that explains in rhyme how these creatures lived and moved across our planet thousands of years ago.
Once you are an expert on How to Wash a Woolly Mammoth, getting your dog to take a bath will be no problem!