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Kid Konnection: Poopendous!

February 2, 2013

Poopendous

I don’t accept many picture books for review.  Not because I don’t like and value them but because I find them difficult to review.  When I got a pitch for Poopendous!, I thought it looked special enough to accept and was I ever right!  I’m sure youngsters will love this book – after all, it’s about a subject they’re fascinated by yet adults don’t want to talk about.

Poopendous!, by Artie Bennett, is written in rhyming verse that kids are sure to love and features great, colorful illustrations by Mike Moran.  The story is narrated by Professor P. Poopdeck and starts off by letting kids know everyone poops.  It goes on to share some of the different names for poop and even explains some ways poop is used.

This picture book is sure to be a favorite of little ones – I know it will be met with grins and giggles!  While the kids are having fun, they’ll learn a thing or two.  I can’t wait to share Poopendous! with my great nephew!

For more children’s books reviews, go to Booking Mama’s feature, Kid Konnection. If you’d like to participate in Kid Konnection and share a post about anything related to children’s books (picture, middle grade, or young adult) from the past week, leave a comment as well as a link on her site.

Review copy provided by the author.  I am an Indiebound Affiliate.
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20 Comments leave one →
  1. February 2, 2013 7:51 am

    I love the way the word “poop” can collapse any toddler into giggles. I wonder why that is!

  2. February 2, 2013 10:56 am

    Oh, my son LOVED this book! We did learn interesting facts about poop. Who knew it had so many uses?

  3. February 2, 2013 10:56 am

    I’m pretty sure my eight-year-old would love this book. Her favorite jokes all revolve around poo or other bathroom functions!

  4. February 2, 2013 12:08 pm

    Poopendous! sounds cute!

  5. February 2, 2013 12:46 pm

    I have a feeling my kids would LOVE this one! =)

  6. February 2, 2013 1:38 pm

    Poop has been our mind a lot lately in our family as we have a toddler nearing potty-training. This looks like a great book to add to her collection! Glad you opted to review it here – thanks!

  7. February 2, 2013 2:30 pm

    Gage isn’t talking poop yet, but I expect to hear it soon since I do hear about the pee-pee ;) You just have to laugh!

  8. February 2, 2013 2:52 pm

    Oh I must get this for my grand nephew, I was thinking he’s a little young for Captain Underpants.

  9. February 2, 2013 3:07 pm

    Totally cute and fun!

  10. February 2, 2013 4:08 pm

    Ha. I love the sound of this one.

  11. February 2, 2013 4:11 pm

    Kids always love potty humor!

  12. lab1990 permalink
    February 2, 2013 4:28 pm

    Oh, this does sound like a cute one, and definitely something that little ones would enjoy and find great humor in. I’m curious about the things you can learn too…like what poop is used for!

    Lauren from http://www.shootingstarsmag.blogspot.com

  13. February 2, 2013 8:07 pm

    This one has to be funny and fun to share! Enjoyed your review, Kathy!

  14. February 2, 2013 8:44 pm

    I’ve got to get a copy of this one for the little snuggle bug! He’s 19 months old now and discovering that when his diaper gets changed at times, that it can be really, really stinky! :-D
    He’ll love it! Thanks for the great review!

  15. stilettostorytime permalink
    February 2, 2013 10:09 pm

    Having worked in the library as a children’s librarian I can personally attest to kid’s fascination with the subject of #2 and books about the subject. We just potty trained a few weeks ago so I will have to get my hands on this one for little man. Thanks for the review!

    Courtney
    Stiletto Storytime

  16. February 3, 2013 10:02 am

    I could easily see kids loving this one!

  17. February 4, 2013 10:36 am

    I know a little girl who I bet this would be perfect for.

  18. bookingmama permalink
    February 4, 2013 1:45 pm

    Booking Son thought this one was hilarious!!! I thought it was very cute too!

  19. littlebirdreads permalink
    February 4, 2013 9:23 pm

    Ohh goodness!… hilarious and informative!

  20. February 18, 2013 3:17 pm

    We loved this book too! It’s funny and informative. Who knew? I really enjoy this author and look forward to more of his books!

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