Toad in the Plughole




Bathrooms are a place for funny noises; the blowing of runny noses, the scrubber-dub-dubbing of dirty digits, the rumbly-bum-pops that everyone does and hopes no-one else hears. But some of the sounds coming from behind that door might not be made by people at all.

This is a story about a boy discovering the origins of his own sink-based sound mystery. But what surprises him even more is the reason his slippery resident is presiding there…

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200mm x 270mm



Just before bedtime when cleaning my teeth,
I was stopped in my brushing by a sound from beneath.
The noise did so echo around the sink bowl,
as if a loud speaker was inside the plughole.


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