Scrub is a fun story told in rhyming verse about a karate chopping soap that meets the coronavirus. It provides an entertaining way to motivate kids to wash their hands with soap to stop the spread of the virus.

SCRUB is now available in softcover and ebook through the following sites: 

Softcover and ePUB (compatible with  most e-readers) 

Softcover and MOBI (Kindle e-reader)

US. Softcover and MOBI (Kindle e-reader)

US. Softcover

UK. Softcover and MOBI (Kindle e-reader)

Send us a message to place an order directly wherever you live. Save on shipping if you live in the Ottawa area. You may also request to preview the book. 

You may find Scrub in person at Books on Beechwood in Ottawa, ON or Reads United in Moncton, NB. 


Scrub est une histoire amusante, racontée en vers, au sujet d’un savon qui croise la route d’un coronavirus. Elle offre un moyen divertissant d’encourager les enfants à se laver les mains avec du savon pour arrêter la propogation du virus.

SCRUB est maintenant  disponible au format broché ou numérique sur les sites: 

Format broché

Contactez-nous pour commander le livre directement ou si vous voulez voir un aperçu.



How a Simple Soap Saved the Day

Scrub loves washing germs away. He dreams of fighting a nasty virus, until he meets Corona. Is this simple soap up to the challenge?



Le petit savon héros de la journée

Scrub aime se battre contre les microbes. Mais un jour un virus particulièrement méchant, se retrouve sur son chemin. Ce savon ordinaire est-il prêt pour le défi?

Free SCRUB Activity Sheets are also available

Colour in Scrub as he breaks down the virus 

Guide Scrub through the maze back to his dish


What the tiny critics are saying

Can we read it again?

Z., age 4

I'm going to smash that virus!

L., age 3

Pop! Bam! Chop! Slam!

C., age 4

Check out Scrub's 5-star reviews on Reader's Favorite and Amazon

This story is pure fun from start to finish! A timely read aloud for the importance of health and hygiene-a perfect choice for teachers and parents hoping to teach the importance of hand washing. Do not pass this one up!
- J. McLellan, young at heart

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