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How to Pee: Potty Training for Girls

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Out with the old and in with the new! Family physician Dr. Todd Spector presents a fresh and outrageously fun way to encourage little girls to give up their diapers. They can try it fresh-air style (in the backyard!), or use the potty with the help of a few props and plenty of imagination. Peeing in the potty is a lot more fun if you do it princess style, dance-party style ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published April 5th 2016 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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June
Jul 31, 2018 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: reluctant girl potty trainers
Recommended to June by: camp group
Shelves: small, potty, counting
A summer camp begged me to read this to them. They thought it was hilarious.

A little girl talks about all the different ways to pee (princess, fairy, gymnast...) Might encourage some girls that are reluctant to use the potty.

Children's rating 4, mine more of a 3 so maybe a 3.5
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Alison Strandell
Jun 26, 2020 rated it it was amazing
daughter is obsessed
Scott
Jan 01, 2018 rated it liked it
A tiny bit of advice on how to toilet train, but otherwise slightly amusing illustrations of imaginative but impractical pee positions for girls.
Still unsure whether this picture book is for parents or children, or some weird hybrid.
Meh.
Sandy
Apr 07, 2018 rated it liked it
Shelves: childrens
Since I trashed the How To Pee: Potty Training for Boys, I was waiting to see if the author/doctor would write one for girls. Well, he did. It's not as bad as the boys book and actually has some good advice. I guess since it's harder for girls to go outside and pee like boys there aren't many outside styles for the girls.

It is pretty sexist though. Even the books are sexist; pink for girls and blue for boys. Not every girl wants to be a princess or have tea parties, or be a ballerina. Some girls
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A Allen
Mar 30, 2019 rated it did not like it
I didn't like the "boy" version of this book so I had low expectations but this one is even worse. Just like the other book, this book is not at all about how to actually recognize the need to pee and starting to use the toilet; this book is about making a fun game out of peeing. While the boys get to learn how to pee like a firefighter or an astronaut, the girls literally don't get any career-based ideas except maybe gymnastics. Girls get to learn how to pee "royal ball style" and "princess sty ...more
The Book Grocer
Oct 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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A helpful, engaging little book to aid the often difficult task of toilet training your little one.

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Villain E
May 15, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Funny. How to pee like a pricess, how to pee like a witch. Trying to make potty training fun. (Because it's not.) ...more
Becky
Feb 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
Just read Scott's review that I liked. ...more
Angela
Feb 12, 2020 rated it really liked it
Laura finds this book hilarious and frankly I'll read anything to her that inspires peeing in the potty! ...more
Zainab
Nov 29, 2016 rated it really liked it
We read this book for Zohra as she is in training.
The Library Lady
Jun 15, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: picture-books
The boy version of this I can take, and I think it has true little boy appeal. The same little boys who learn to pee "cowboy" style or such will be howling at fart jokes and The Adventures of Captain Underpants in a few years.

But dear Dr Spector, not ALL little girls are into glow sticks and fairies and princess crowns, and I guarantee you that this book would have worked on neither of my lovely little offspring, who were into little of the girly stuff offered here.

They are now both, BTW, love
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Barbara
Although I applaud the author and his wife for trying to take away the anxiety from children learning to use a potty and I'm glad there was a version of the book for girls, I didn't particularly see how all the drama and imaginative play would help the girls learn how to do so. In the same way he does in the earlier How to Pee: Potty Training for Boys, the author offers several scenarios for girls to use as they use the bathroom, including sitting on the throne like a princess or watering the pl ...more
Chelsea
This book is HILARIOUS and the illustrations were even better! I believe that, if nothing else, families with little girls who are potty training will get a kick out of this book; a permanent smile on their face while reading it. As each child is different, there is no guarantee that this method will work for everyone, but even if it doesn't, it provides a great laugh and new way of looking at things. I also appreciated how there was "A Note to Parents" and "A Few Basic Rules" in the back of the ...more
Jennifer Miera
Apr 11, 2016 rated it it was ok
This book is a poser potty-training manual. In most of the illustrations, you wouldn't even notice that the little girl is on a potty or that the book is even about going to the potty. Potty training in style? Hmm. Most kids aren't looking for fabulous new ways to go potty, they just need to get down to business (pun intended). I much prefer the straight forward style of Once Upon a Potty or other let's-get-down-to-basics potty training books. ...more
Alexis
Jan 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book is really fun and engaging. My two year old loves it! When I read it I add the words "How to pee..." before each new section, as in "How to pee dance party style!" There are a lot of terrible potty training books out there, so this book is especially appreciated in our home. ...more
Emily Scheinman
Super cute!
Brindi Michele
3.5 stars

not as great as the boy one. i fear little girls may be wanting to take their pots outside after reading this
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how to pee: potty training for girls is was written in 2014 and is a realistic fiction book. this book is good in the classroom during the kindergarten level. this is a very good to do book for those who are learning to potty in an exciting and un-fearful way.
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