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A young boy, inspired by the historic Manneke Pis statue in Brussels, practices and perfects the art of standing up like a big boy.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Kane/Miller Book Publishers
(first published January 30th 2005)
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In a story geared towards younger boys, Standing Up tells the story of a boy wanting to learn how to stand up to urinate. He is inspired by the bronze statue of a boy going to the bathroom near the Grand Palace in Brussels. He does not succeed at first, but he continues to try. He goes about aiming at different objects and urinating. Cartoon drawings offer humor to the adults. Some parents may challenge a title like this being in a school library, but a public library might hold this title. It c ...more
A little boy has learned to use his potty seat like his big sister. But when he sees the Manneke Pis statue in Brussels, Belgium, he is inspired to pee standing up like a big boy. His early attempts (and his aim) are messy, but with practice, he ultimately can pee like his dad plus he doesn't have to wait in line for the bathroom.
My son's stalled in his potty training process, so I've been trying to encourage him. This is the story of a young boy who suddenly realizes that he is able to stand up when he pees. I found it quite hilarious, my son wasn't interested!