Once Upon A Potty

Once Upon A Potty


Book - 1979
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Just like you, Prudence has a body, and this body has many nice and useful parts:
A head for thinking
Eyes for seeing
Ears for hearing
A mouth to talk and eat with
Hands for playing
A pee-pee for making Wee-Wee
Legs for walking and running
A bottom for sitting and in it a little hole for making Poo-PooPotty talk has long been considered taboo in conversation -- even between parent and child. Thankfully, Alona Frankel presents toilet training in a frank, open way for parents and children. Available in both Girl and Boy formats, Once Upon a Potty books are best used as companion volumes to a child's new potty.

Dear Fellow-Parents,

Once Upon a Potty is best used as a companion volume to a child's new potty. I wrote this book when my own child was toilet training to help him better understand the process. My son was encouraged and excited by this story. It motivated him to make the developmental leap from diaper to potty.

Learning to use the potty is often a lengthy process, taxing the patience of both parent and child. When success finally comes -- and it should come in its own good time, without undue pressure or haste -- it enhances the child's confidence and pride. She has taken another step toward independence. She sat on the potty as a little child and got up feeling ten-feet tall.

It's one small step for mankind, but a giant one for your family.


Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, c1979
ISBN: 9780694013883
Branch Call Number: JP Fra 3564
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill


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Feb 03, 2017

Really not a fan of the cutesy names for body parts, since research now shows using anatomically correct names for body parts can actually help kids stay safe and more easily report predators.
Other than that it's an okay book for potty training.

Scissor Oct 26, 2014

Simple, matter-of-fact potty training book.

lxi4 May 26, 2014

Really good for boys undergoing potty training

Aug 13, 2009

This book was inspiring


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lxi4 May 26, 2014

"A diaper with Wee-Wee and Poo-Poo"

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