- NOW A BOARD BOOK!
Reviews of THE
saw the cover of this book and began giggling. The Tushy Book?
Really? Really. Because 'when you're born, your tushy's
there/ready to go anywhere.' And there's more: 'Every tushy's in
the back/ Every tushy has a crack!/ Where would you put
underwear/ if your tushy wasn't there?' And for those reading
along, there's a part where we are all encouraged to say 'TUSHY
Whether you're reading this, you're going to have a lot of fun
and will need extra time for giggles. The rhyme is pitch
perfect, making it a great story-time book. The illustrations
are full of tushies -- babies, grown-ups, even animals; some in
diapers, some in bathing suits, some in the bathtub. The
children are all ages and sizes and ethnic backgrounds. Adults
are old and young and in-between. --Elizabeth Burns of A
Chair, A Fireplace & A Tea Cozy web Site.
"Sitting down would NOT be cushy/ if you didn't have your tushy!"
So preaches this lively rhymed encomium to a piece of human
anatomy that's perennially popular with young audiences. The
verse celebrates the blessings of the bottom ("Where would you
put underwear/ if your tushy wasn't there"?) in various
activities and with various owners ("Baby tushies, cute but
poopy!"), and it even recognizes the sheer, slightly
transgressive joy of simply saying "Tushy!" over and over—and
over and over—again. There's a whole lot of "tushy" here, but
the creative uses and variations will keep the concept lively
for young listeners.-- Bulletin of the Center for Children's
all have tushies, but readers will also all have smiles after
finishing this book.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Each of the delightful spreads gives readers a backside view
of a variety of rears, humand animal, in myriad
activities.”—School Library Journal
THE TUSHY BOOK in Korean!
Pic of me with the artist, Tracy Dockray