The Best Potty Training & Poop Children’s Books Around

potty training books for children

Turn story time into a party potty! 🎉

The older we get, the more we understand that everybody poops. Sometimes it gets harder, sometimes it comes out without us even wanting to, sometimes it doesn’t come out at all—but hey, that’s life, baby!

For the children starting out on their lifelong pooping adventure, nothing bridges the gap of learning bathroom procedures quite like funny and vibrant potty stories. Check out these great titles to help teach your kiddos the ins (and more appropriately, the outs) of going to the bathroom.

Potty by Leslie Patricelli

potty book

Follow along with a young toddler who speaks in a relatable inner narrative to decide where to go to the bathroom without a diaper. It’s a simple read for young minds and features bright, bold illustrations!

Super Pooper! by Monika Sloan

super poopers book

The world of potty training can be challenging, but with a little inspiration to become a Super Pooper thanks to the fun story and imagery in this book, your child will see the process isn’t so scary after all!

Where’s the Poop? by Julie Markes

where's the poop book

With the interactive flaps that reveal various jungle animals and their enjoyment of finding a place to poop, your child will find similar confidence in embracing their own potty to poop in.

Come Out Mr. Poo! by Janelle McGuinness

ome out mr poo book

In this book written in verse, kids will find a friend in Mr. Poo as he helps encourage your little one to transition to the potty and have nothing to fear.

Jurassic Poop: What Dinosaurs (and Others) Left Behind by  Jacob Berkowitz

jurassic poop book

Fun, factual, and full of interesting tidbits about ancient poop! It’s a lot of information so this book is great as a distraction for kiddos who tend to get a bit fidgety while on the potty.

Ready to Go! Toilet Time by Dr. Janet Hall

yoilet time book

In this book made specifically for little girls learning the ropes of the potty, you’ll find a 16-page instructional guide for parents, along with a board book, reward charts, and 48 cute stickers to help motivate and reinforce success for your little one.

Potty Time! by Caroline Jayne Church

potty time book

Turn potty time into a party with this cute book that teaches kids the 1-2-3’s of potty training. It even features an interactive button that plays a flushing sound for a fun storytime effect!

Oh Crap! Potty Training by Jamie Glowacki

oh crap potty training book

Okay, so this book is for the parents but it can help make potty time much more enjoyable for your little ones! It includes a proven, gimmick-free 6-step process to aid in successful potty training, along with troubleshooting techniques and answers to the most common potty training questions.

The Potty Book for Girls by Alyssa Satin Capucilli

the potty book

Your little girl will follow along with Hannah as she learns how to use her new gift—a big girl potty. This charming book will keep her entertained with a light-hearted story and adorable illustrations until she’s ready to say, “I’m off to the potty!”

Know of a potty training book that worked well in your family?

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About the writer:

Emily obtained her Bachelor's degrees from Clarkson University with 5 years of content writing experience specializing in health, beauty, fashion, home, & living frugally.

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  1. Erin Zarn

    We have been looking for some potty training books! Thanks for the post!

    • Collin (Mrs. Hip)

      Oh perfect! You’re very welcome!

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