Everyone Poops

Book review by
Jennifer Gennari, Common Sense Media
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Adults might get squeamish, but kids will love it.

Parents say

age 5+
Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 7+
Based on 25 reviews

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A lot or a little?

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What parents need to know

Parents need to know that children will find this book immensely funny and will love to point out the excrement from each animal. Colorful paintings show animals from around the world.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Parent of a 15, 16, 17, and 17-year-old Written byhahathatsfunnny March 26, 2011


ummmm... yeahhh.
Adult Written byAloha Alya September 25, 2018


When I first read this when my pop bought it from a local book fair I was THRILLLLED. I think I was around 5 and loved them poopies. I soon started reading the... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written byMeredith Lockwood July 31, 2013

Live on everyone poops!

This book is totally fine for children! It shows children of all ages that pooping is natural and to not worry about it. Because some kids think pooping is unna... Continue reading
Kid, 11 years old November 26, 2020

Good for your kid to know that pooping is normal

Yeah this book is fine! And kids might get a good laugh from the book.

What's the story?

Ever wonder how a camel poops? A fish? A raccoon? Your child probably has. Taro Gomi scientifically compares and contrasts how animals of all kinds eliminate waste in this amusing and direct toilet-training book. You might be squeamish about reading and looking at page after page of poop, but your kids will be laughing out loud.

Is it any good?

No other toilet-training book gets kids giggling as fast as Everyone Poops. With humor and bold, unembellished illustrations, Taro Gomi answers the questions kids want to ask, such as "Which end is the snake's behind?" and "What does whale poop look like?" The text scientifically analyzes the many different ways in which animals relieve themselves, and the graphic pictures of all of these variations will delight children.

Talk to your kids about ...

  • Families can talk about the different ways in which animals relieve themselves. Which animal's toileting habits seemed the most weird or funny to you? How is it different from the way humans poop?

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