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 9+
Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 9+
Based on 27 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this book.

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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 10 year old Written byModernParent May 27, 2014

Awesome!

This book, I have to admit, it not one that I would pick out. My brother did. He is 4 and is obsessed with poop. He laughs whenever he reads this! My 7 almost 8... Continue reading
Adult Written byTimTheTVGuy February 12, 2013

This book is disgusting!

What the heck was the author of this horrible book thinking? I'm pretty sure she regrets it now.Everyone Poops is #6 in my top 10 worst books i've eve... Continue reading
Kid, 12 years old April 2, 2011

poopy

its sort of... how shall i say it... poopy. This is like a toddlers pervert book. wtfreak were they thinking
Kid, 12 years old November 9, 2014

Disgusting

Disgusting 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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