Everyone Poops

Common Sense Media says

Adults might get squeamish, but kids will love it.

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What parents need to know

Violence & scariness
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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.

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Kids say

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?

QUALITY
 

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.

Families can talk 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?

Book details

Author:Taro Gomi
Illustrator:Taro Gomi
Genre:Learning
Book type:Non-Fiction
Publisher:Kane/Miller Book Publishers
Publication date:January 1, 1993
Number of pages:28
Publisher's recommended age(s):2 - 4

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Kid, 12 years old November 9, 2014
AGE
17
QUALITY
 

Disgusting

Disgusting book.
What other families should know
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Kid, 10 years old March 14, 2014
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2
QUALITY
 

PENIS?

A TODDLER'S BOOK? Psshht, yeah right! Shows. a. private. part.
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Kid, 12 years old April 2, 2011
AGE
17
QUALITY
 

poopy

its sort of... how shall i say it... poopy. This is like a toddlers pervert book. wtfreak were they thinking

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