Cast: 6 female.
A delightful book that feels like playing paper dolls with extremely artistic friends, Monday Is Wash Day gives us a snapshot of daily life for Annie and her family. In a time before front-loaders and delicate cycles, before dry-cleaners and steamers, Annie and her sister pitch in—helping their mother fetch the water and turn the wringer, pour the bluing and hang the clothes out to : From Midwest Book Review, July An original and deftly crafted story by MaryAnn Sundby that is charmingly illustrated by Tessa Blackham, "Monday Is Wash Day" is a wonderfully engaging and entertaining story from a time not so long ago. Annie and her sister help Mama with washing the clothes on Monday morning. Get this from a library! Monday is washing day. [Julia Killingback] -- The Busy Bears do something different with their clothes each day of the week--such as wash, mend, and iron. I remember this little rhyme from a Little Golden Book; Mondays wash day, Tuesday Irons . Cannot remember the rest of the rhyme and it is difficult to find online. As a grownup, wash day is whatever day I can get the clothes to the machine and since I only have three uniforms, I wash clothes every other day.
When Monday’s came around The kind of washing machine that we had Made a very distinctive kind of sound It made a certain sound as it washed The rhythm steady and strong For my mom this was the day She’d wash clothes all day long To get the clothes so nice and clean She’d grate the orange soap in strings I can smell that pungent odor. The weekly wash routine is even enshrined in a nursery rhyme, familiar to the Fifties generation, which begins: ‘They that wash on Monday, have all the week to dry ’, and ends ‘And they that. Monday is washing day Is everybody happy? You bet your life we are! Today's Wednesday, today's Wednesday, Wednesday is roaster beef. Tuesday is soup Monday is washing day Is everybody happy? You bet your life we are! Today's Thursday, today's Thursday, Thursday is shephard's pie Wednesday is roaster beef Tuesday is soup Monday is washing day. There was no running hot water and there were no detergents, washing machines, spin dryers, tumble dryers or rubber gloves. It was just hard physical grind. Washday - always Monday. Washday was once a week, always on a Monday, and it took the whole day, starting between five .
“Monday is Wash Day” is an adorably illustrated children’s book. I absolutely love the unique paper-esque illustrations used on each page to guide along the story. The book follows two sisters and their brother as their mother declares it is wash day. Monday - Wash Day Lord, help me wash away all my selfishness and vanity, so I may serve you with perfect humility through the week ahead. Tuesday – Ironing Day Dear Lord, help me iron out all the wrinkles of prejudice. I have collected through the years so that I may see the beauty in others. Wednesday – Mending Day God, help me mend my ways. Monday: Wash Day Tuesday: Ironing Day Wednesday: Sewing Day Thursday: Market Day Friday: Cleaning Day Saturday: Baking Day Sunday: Day of Rest taken from It was a song sung by The Scaffold - Today's Monday Lyrics today's monday, today's monday, monday is washing day. is everybody happy? you bet your life we are! today's tuesday, today's tuesday, tuesday is soup. monday is washing day. is everybody happy? you bet your life we are! today's wednesday, today's wednesday, wednesday is roaster beef.