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Alan Katz

Alan Katz is the author of many seriously silly books for children, including the bestselling Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs, illustrated by David Catrow. Alan lives in Fairfield County, Connecticut, with his journalist wife, Rose, and their four children. He can also be found at alankatzbooks.com.
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Take Me Out Of The Bathtub

Sing along with the celebrities as they perform a very special version of the “Take Me Out Of The Bathtub” song to celebrate author Allan Katz and the tenth anniversary of the book that started it all.

My Life in 8 Words

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Alan Katz
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep reading, keep laughing.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. Clean your room. No one listens.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I would be me. It's all I know how to do.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. My favorite song is "American Pie." I have 4,235 choices for spots 2 through 5.

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I'd like to meet Abner Doubleday and thank him for inventing baseball. I'd also sing him songs from "Going, Going, Gone," 'cause I get the sense he'd love parody tunes about sports.

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