Picture This Author: The Terribly Terrific Mac Barnett


Three years ago, we chanced upon a very funny and clever picture book at the library — Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem (click here for our review). As it turned out, that was an apt introduction to the very funny and clever Mac Barnett, especially since Billy Twitters was the very first children’s book that he wrote and sold.

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The Best Potty-Training Books for Toddlers

As far as potty-training kidlit goes, I’ve found that the clearer and more direct the book — both in terms of the text and illustrations — the better, since it’s important for kids to understand and relate to it. Bonus points for cute illustrations and some, um, toilet humour.

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