8 Children's Books About Pooping

Updated Jan. 19, 2019
Poop book
#1
Poop
Written by Poppy Champigon and illustrated by Mark Hoffmann
picture book
Recommend Ages: 2-7

A funny picture book about the ever-popular word poop Admit it: You love saying the word poop. It's so much fun to say, much to your polite friend's dismay. Poop. Poop. Poop. It's all fun and games until you lose your triple-chocolate ice cream scoop and discover the true meaning of the word, and suddenly, it's not so funny anymore. Or is it?

Animal Grossology book
#2
Animal Grossology
Written by Sylvia Branzei and illustrated by Jack Keely
picture book
Recommend Ages: 8-12

Author Sylvia Branzei and illustrator Jack Keely prove once again that they know what fascinates&150and completely disgusts&150kids of all ages. Learn about slimy creatures, vomit-munchers, bloodsuckers, and unforgettable animal poops. It’s an icky concoction of information, but it contains a heaping helping of real and memorable scientific facts. With a perfect-bound spine and all new covers, Animal Grossology is easy to read! And it is perfect timeing, as the Grossology Museum Tour begins this summer.

The Dinosaur That Pooped the Past! book
#3
The Dinosaur That Pooped the Past!
Written by Dougie Poynter, Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Garry Parsons
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

When Danny and Dinosaur accidentally go back through history on a time-travelling swing, they zoom right past the Romans, Egyptians, and Greeks to the Jurassic Era, where they meet some new dino friends. But soon there’s a rumbling noise…a volcano is about to erupt! Can Dinosaur save the day by pooping them back to the future?

The Dinosaur That Pooped the Bed! book
#4
The Dinosaur That Pooped the Bed!
Written by Dougie Poynter, Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Garry Parsons
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

Danny and Dino must clean their room if they want to watch their favorite TV show in the latest Dinosaur That Pooped story by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter of the English pop punk group McFly. Danny and Dinosaur want to watch television, but Mom won’t let them until they’ve cleaned their room. So Danny thinks of a plan to make all the mess go away in one humungous gulp: he gets Dino to eat it all up! But just when they think they can get away with it, there’s a rumble in Dino’s tummy and another EXPLOSIVE adventure is about to begin!

Whose Poop is That? book
#5
Whose Poop is That?
Written by Darrin Lunde and illustrated by Kelsey Oseid
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-7

Poop! Ewwww! No, don’t say “Ewwww.” Ask, “Whose poop is that?” This simple, and yes, charming book asks this question about seven examples of animal poop. By investigating visual clues, young readers can learn to identify the animal through its droppings. For instance, find a sample of poop with bits of bone and tufts of hair. Turn the page to learn it came from a fox! Kelsey Oseid’s illustrations are both accurate and beautiful. Backmatter includes further information about the poop and what scientists can learn from an animal’s droppings.

What Do They Do with All That Poo? book
#6
What Do They Do with All That Poo?
Written by Jane Kurtz and illustrated by Allison Black
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-8

Find out what happens to all of the poo at the zoo in this funny and factual picture book! There are so many different kinds of animals at the zoo, and they each make lots and lots (and sometimes LOTS!) of poo. So what do zoos do with all of that poo? This zany, fact-filled romp explores zoo poo, from cube-shaped wombat poo to white hyena scat, and all of the places it ends up, including in science labs and elephant-poo paper—even backyard gardens!

Baby's Firsts book
#7
Baby's Firsts
Written by Nancy Raines Day and illustrated by Michael Emberley
picture book
Recommend Ages: 0-3

Told in rhyming text, the story traces the development of a baby from birth to his first birthday.

The Dinosaur That Pooped a Planet! book
#8
The Dinosaur That Pooped a Planet!
Written by Dougie Poynter, Tom Fletcher and illustrated by Garry Parsons
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8

One boy. One space rocket. One very hungry dinosaur. The ingredients for an explosive space adventure. But when Danny realizes he's forgotten Dino's lunch box, the very hungry dinosaur eats everything in sight, including their only way home: the rocket! How will Dino get them back home?

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