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Revised and Newly Illustrated

written and illustrated by Andrea Wayne von Königslöw

Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Centre

With its lively cast of critters and gentle humor, Toilet Tales has been helping youngsters feel at ease in the bathroom for more than 20 years. Now this giggle-inducing favorite returns with vibrant new watercolor illustrations and few new creatures, too.

Page by page, young readers will delight at the antics of animals on the commode. Of course, a giraffe could never even fit through the bathroom door. A seal would slip right off the seat. And a sitting elephant would simply crush the potty to pieces. After many such comical bestial blunders, the story concludes that animals can never use toilets because toilets are meant for “big kids like you.”

Featuring more than a dozen animals—including kangaroos, an octopus, and even an orca whale–and written with child-friendly wit, Toilet Tales is guaranteed fun for any toilet-ready toddler. 


“Always-colourful, always amusing.”
—Globe and Mail, 03/08/08

“A text that will not go out of vogue as long as humans toilet train their young.”
—Toronto Star, 03/30/08

“The improvements in the illustrations and the readability of the book make this revised edition one that is worth going out and buying.”
—CM Reviews, 05/08

“Sure to bring giggles and smiles to the faces of toilet-ready toddlers.”
—Quill & Quire, 05/08

“The new illustrations are fresh and amusing.”
—Resource Links, 06/08

“Would make a wonderful addition to your library, especially if you are in the process of toilet training.”
—Edwards Magazine Book Club, 07/19/11


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