Splish-Splash Stories: Delightful Bath Books for Kids

by Jennifer Ridgway

Photography by Seana Williamson

Bathtime: necessary evil or the best time of the day? Bathtime can be quite a struggle for some families — and even if your child usually can’t wait to splash around, you’re bound to experience weird hiccups of resistance on occasion. Fortunately, there are lots of great board books and picture books (including some waterproof ones!) that show just how fun bathtime can be. Here are some children’s books that help to make tubby time terrific.

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in 2017 and updated in 2022.