When King Bidgood takes a bath, he wants to do everything–battle, lunch, masquerade ball–in the tub, and no one can get him out. This lyrical, rollicking tale is full of ingenious negotiations with the king and rich imagery. List the onomatopoeia words, then brainstorm new ones. What would you be doing to make a sound like that? Use the new words to come up with a new verse to the story, filling in the blanks below.
“Help! Help!” cried the Page when the _______________.
“King Bidgood’s in the bathtub, and he won’t get out! Oh who knows what to do?”
“I do!” cried the _______ when the _________________.
“Get out! It’s time to _____________.”
“Come in!” cried the King, with a ______, ______, ______.
“Today we _______ in the tub!”
Audrey and Don Wood have a great website full of behind the scenes tidbits.