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?

Scrub provides an entertaining way to talk about coronavirus and to motivate kids to wash their hands with soap to stop the spread.


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?

Scrub offre un moyen divertissant de parler au sujet du coronavirus et d’encourager les enfants à se laver les mains avec du savon.

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Where Can I Find Scrub?


$12.50 CAD




Où puis-je trouver Scrub?


12.50$ CAD



SCRUB is now available in softcover and eBook.


Place an order directly with Captus Creations and we will donate $1 to a local food bank.

You can also pick up Scrub in person at Books on Beechwood in Ottawa, ON or online through the retailers below. 


SCRUB est maintenant  disponible au format broché ou numérique. 

Contactez-nous pour commander le livre directement. Pour chaque livre acheté via Captus Creations, nous donnerons 1 $ à une banque alimentaire.

Vous pouvez le trouvez aussi dans Le Coin du Livre à Ottawa et la Librairie Acadienne à Moncton. 

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 , A Sailor's Wife, 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

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SCRUB has been featured in various news articles and blogs:

CTV Ottawa

CBC New Brunswick

CTV Atlantic

Acadie Nouvelle

Hurley in the Morning

Watch the launch of SCRUB in English and French.

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