Ever found yourself in that position? Uttering the phrases that bring your own mum to mind?
'I mean it! did you hear me???'
Well clearly we all hadn't read Sarah Maizes latest picture book otherwise we would all know that getting to the bathroom quickly and without any sort of drama is just nigh on impossible. Tut, tut!
Follow Livi's adventures to the bath ...
'Everything is more fun than baths.'
... as she encounters snakes, rock stars and jungles.
Maizes delights in the imagination of young readers and accurately captures the voice of the disgruntled parent in the background - creating giggles for both audiences.
Michael Paraskevas' illustrations are delightfully quirky, contributing to the overall humorous tone to this entertaining picture book.
What excuses to delay bath time have you heard? Leave your comments below.