You know how I knew my baby had become a toddler? When she started choosing her own toddler books from the shelf, thrusting them into my arms and demanding I read them, like, right now. Did it matter that we’d already read Everyone Poops 20 times and I was ready to move on? No it did not. Toddler’s rules.
In case you haven’t yet had the pleasure, Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi and Amanda Mayer Stinchecum is a thorough explanation — with pictures — of how, where and when animals and people do their business. Since poop is both hysterically funny and a hot topic for potty training toddlers, Everyone Poops Is sure to become one of your toddler’s go-to stories. Here are 11 more toddler books your littles will want to read again and again.
Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman
Corduroy by Don Freeman
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin
Knuffle Bunny, A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems
I Love You As Big as the World by David Van Buren and Tim Warnes
Gossie & Gertie by Olivier Dunrea
The Runaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown and Clement Hurd
Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin and Daniel Salmieri
Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
Where's Spot? by Eric Hill
Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi and Amanda Mayer Stinchecum
Amy Wruble was a prolific producer of reality TV before having kids provided enough reality to last a lifetime. She is now a freelance writer and blogger who contributes to Momtastic, mom.me, Scary Mommy and The Huffington Post. The mother of two girls, Amy knows the theme songs and sidekicks of every Disney princess. She lives in the Los Angeles area and is very convincing as a blonde. Follow her on Facebook and Twitter.