15 Best Potty Training Books

Need to start the potty training process? Here are the top potty training books to help you and your child make the first steps to mastering the milestone.

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Potty

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Potty

by Leslie Patricelli

A toddler starts the toilet training process and asks: "Should I go in my potty?"
 

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Big Girl Panties

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Big Girl Panties

by Fran Manushkin

One little girl gets starts toilet training with one exciting step: wearing big girl pants like mommy!

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Potty Superhero: Get ready for big boy pants!

Courtesy of Parragon Books

Potty Superhero: Get ready for big boy pants!

This superhero is ready to start potty training and put on his big boy pants.

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Once Upon a Potty

Courtesy of Firefly Books

Once Upon a Potty

By Alona Frankel

Straight talk about making the big leap from diapers to potty. Available in a boys' and girls' version.

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Everyone Poops

Courtesy of Kane/Miller Book Pub

Everyone Poops

By Taro Gomi

All creatures great and small (including children) need to eat—and poop.

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I Want My Potty

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I Want My Potty

By Tony Ross

Through trial and error, a little princess finally learns to use the potty.

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My Big Girl Potty

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My Big Girl Potty

By Joanna Cole

Ashley learns to use the toilet with some help from a favorite stuffed bunny. In the boys' version, My Big Boy Potty, Michael's stuffed bear does the honors.

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Sam's Potty

Courtesy of HarperFestival

Sam's Potty

By Barbro Lindgren

Sam is ambivalent about using the potty—until his little dog discovers it.

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The Potty Book

Courtesy of Barron's Educational Series

The Potty Book

By Alyssa Satin Capucilli

A big box contains a "big-kid" surprise for Henry (in the boys' version) or Hannah (in the girls' version).

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The Princess and the Potty

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The Princess and the Potty

By Wendy Cheyette Lewison

A spoiled princess rejects a host of fancy potty seats until she's good and ready to shed her diapers.

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Uh Oh! Gotta Go!: Potty Tales From Toddlers

Courtesy of Barron's Educational Series

Uh Oh! Gotta Go!: Potty Tales From Toddlers

By Bob McGrath

Humorous captioned illustrations help parents and kids cope with the challenges of toilet training.

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What Do You Do with a Potty?

Courtesy of Golden Books

What Do You Do with a Potty?

By Marianne Borgardt

An interactive pop-up book explains the toilet training process.

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P is for Potty!

Courtesy of Random House Books

P is for Potty!

Favorite characters from Sesame Street offer kids the reassurance they need.

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Oh Crap! Potty Training

Courtesy of Touchstone

Oh Crap! Potty Training

By Jamie Glowacki

A potty-training expert shares her 6-step plan to help you toilet train your preschooler quickly and successfully.

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Mommy I Have to Go Potty!

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Mommy I Have to Go Potty!

By Jan Faull

Practical tips and real-life strategies for parents in the throes of potty training.