The Boy Who Cried Poop! (Hardcover)

The Boy Who Cried Poop! By Alessandra Requena, Guilherme Karsten (Illustrator) Cover Image
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A laugh-out-loud story with heart, based on true events about one boy’s trip to the loo and learning that everyone has accidents sometimes. 

A father is just trying to take his kids for a refreshing swim in the pool, but every time they jump in...


By the time they get to the bathroom: "I don't need to go anymore!" Sound familiar?
Back and forth, back and forth they go. "Just poop already!” yells the big sister.

Until finally, the little brother… does. Oops!

Based on true events in the real life of one unfortunate little brother...
A laugh-out-loud story with heart, because when you gotta go, you gotta go!

About the Author

Alessandra Requena is a writer and content creator based in Toronto, Canada. You can find her on your favourite social-media platform talking about books @readwithriver or cooking up a storm with her grandmother @nonna.elda.cooks. She is also one of the hosts on the Picture Bookstagang podcast, dedicated to that discussing all things to do with picture books! 

Guilherme Karsten is an illustrator and graphic designer from Brazil. He was a finalist in Brazil’s Prêmio Jabuti literature prize, and a finalist in the Nami Island International Picture Book Illustration Concours.

Praise For…

When you gotta go, you gotta go…and read this comical, all-too-relatable tale of a potty mishap—Kirkus Reviews

"This hilarious picture book is also extremely relatable."—BookRiot
Product Details
ISBN: 9780711288294
ISBN-10: 0711288291
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication Date: June 6th, 2023
Pages: 40
Language: English