Lionel Poops (Board Books)
A positive and practical board book that encourages potty training with humor and affirmation. Featuring a mischievous little lion called Lionel.
In this pithy board book series, the overenthusiastic, impulsive Lionel tests his daily routines to their limit--in Lionel Poops, cheerfully trying all sorts of places to poop before ending up proudly on the potty.
Lionel is bouncing on his trampoline when all of a sudden he needs to poop. Where will he do it? On some cows No, Lionel, no On the Eiffel Tower No, Lionel, no Lionel thinks of many inappropriate places but eventually poops on his potty. Well done, Lionel
Cheeky toddler lion Lionel learns about looking after his own body. His mischievous grin puts the reader instantly on his side, and the tolerant voice of his adult helper provides an amused commentary. Lionel's absurd attempts to use the potty will have young children laughing out loud at his funny facial expressions.
Perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who are potty training or as a tool to introduce the idea of using the toilet and ditching diapers.
This small and sturdy board book is just right for toddlers' hands making it ideal to read with a child while they are on a potty.
The Lionel series introduces developmental milestones with humor, mischief and gentle guidance. Series includes Lionel Eats All By Himself and Lionel Is Just Like Dad.
"Resistance is futile." School Library Journal
ric Veill was born in France and studied at the Duperr School in Paris. He has since released many books, as author and illustrator, including Encyclopedia of Grannies and My Pictures After the Storm.
Translated from the French edition by Daniel Hahn.
Praise for Lionel Poops
"The story is sublime in its simplicity, and the humor will delight its intended audience...Potty training has never been so much fun."--starred, Kirkus Review, Best Board Book of 2022
"A hilarious choice for stressed parents and carefree tots."--School Library Journal
"A primer in how to develop a love of humor and the absurd in young kids."--Children's Books Ireland
"The perfect combination of text and image, with repetition and humor for parent and child alike."--Youth Services Book Review
"Sturdy and brightly coloured and will appeal to its toddler audience, while adults will enjoy the amusing depiction of toilet training."--ReadPlus
"So subtle, young ones won't realise they are being taught a lesson."--Kids' Book Review
"This clever, comical adventure of early learning will have all the family giggling and guffawing through Lionel's misadventures "--Lancashire Post
Praise for Encyclopedia of Grannies
"A completely bonkers, gleefully silly guide to grandmothers of all stripes."--School Library Journal
Praise for My Pictures after the Storm (3 starred reviews)
"A terrific little book that will amuse all out of proportion to its size."--Wall Street Journal