Bathroom Reading

Books About Potty Training

Books about potty training help to introduce the subject and engender a child's enthusiasm for the process. Classics like Alona Frankel's Once Upon A Potty or Taro Gomi's Everyone Poops are continually joined by new titles looking to bring a compelling and inventive spin to potty time.

Readers sang the praises of Time To Pee by Mo Willems when we pulled together our potty training book roundup. Parents rave that the success chart and stickers are effective motivators.

How To Potty Train Your Monster by Kelly S. Dipucchio features colorful illustrations by Michael Moon. The step-by-step guidelines get a laugh out of kids and bring levity to the process for parents, who will find resonance in advice to make sure that their monster is ready and never leave them alone with the toilet paper roll.

Leslie Patricelli's Potty will be released next month. The board book follows the deliberations as Patricelli's sweet baby asks, "Should I go in my potty?"

What potty training books are you reading with your kids?