10 Books for Toddlers to Help with Potty Training

Everyone Poops By Taro Gomi – All creatures great and small need to eat and poop.


I Want My Potty By Tony Ross – A little princess is tired of wearing diapers so she eventually learns how to use the potty and rid herself of the diapers.

My Big Girl Potty By Joanna Cole – Ashley learns to use the toilet with some help from a favorite stuffed bunny. In the boy’s version, My Big Boy Potty, Michael’s stuffed bear helps him.

Once Upon a Potty By Alona Frankel – A “classic” because it is one of the first potty book available. Comes in a boy and girl version. The books are also available on DVD.

Sam’s Potty By Barbro Lindgren – Sam is ambivalent about using the potty until his dog discovers it.

The Potty Book By Alyssa Satin Capucilli – A big box contains a surprise for Henry (boys’ version) or Hannah (girls’ version).

The Princess and the Potty By Wendy Cheyette Lewison – A  diaper-wearing princess rejects a variety of fancy potties her parents get from all over the kingdom. Perfect book for little girls who love princesses.

Potty By Leslie Patricelli – A board book about a toddler who has to go potty but is intimidated. After checking out the cat and dog’s solutions, he attempts it himself.

A Potty For Me By Karen Katz – A lift-the-flap rhyming book.

Where’s the Poop? By Julie Markes – An engaging lift the flap book that shows children that all living creatures have a place to poop – tigers in the jungle, kangaroos in the outback etc.