Mrs. Wishy-Washy and the Big Wash
by Joy Cowley
, Elizabeth Fuller-Fulton
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Reviewed by: John L. Hoh, Jr.
This book is part of the Joy Cowley Collection. These books are aimed at beginning readers and include a heaping dose of whimsy. Children will enjoy these books and the silliness within.
In this book Mrs. Wishy-Washy wants to wash the farm animals. But there is no water! The animals rejoiced at the prospect of not having to take a bath, but Mrs. Wishy-Washy wants clean animals. So she gets the cow, the pig, and the duck into the truck and off to twon the go to find water.
Do you think Mrs. Wishy-Washy will find water in a book store? Do you think Mrs. Wishy-Washy will find water in a music store? Do you think Mrs. Wishy-Washy will find water in a cake shop? Well, the animals find their appetite in the cake shop. But Mrs. Wishy-Washy insists on clean animals.
Can the animals get clean in a car wash? And will they be clean enough to get cakes at the cake shop?
Children will enjoy reading the 227 words in this delightful tale.