Big Girl Panties by Fran Manushkin

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Big Girl Panties! features a light, positive approach to motivate toddlers to become toilet trained. What could be more rewarding for a little girl than wearing big girl panties, just like mommy? Adult caregivers and toddlers alike will love the snappy, rhyming text and colorful, hip illustrations. Valeria Petrone's stylized artwork ensures that this commercial yet heartwarming book will have a special place on little girls' favorite bookshelves. Soon they'll all be saying, "Bye, bye diapers!"

About Fran Manushkin

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FRAN MANUSHKIN is the author of over twenty-five books for children, including Baby, Come Out!, Little Sleepyhead, and Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story. She is a co-chair of the Children's Book Committee of PEN American Center and she lives in New York City. MARIA MONESCILLO is the illustrator of Myra Wolfe's "Charlotte Jane Battles Bedtime", and has also worked as an animator. She lives in Askim, Norway.
Published September 11, 2012 by Robin Corey Books. 24 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Midway through the book, she claims her “big girl” status and playfully scolds a baby (likely a sibling) and a toy crocodile for even considering wearing panties.

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Big Girl Panties follows a little girl in the midst of growing up as she sheds her diapers and wears underpants.

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A Patchwork of Books

Big Girl Panties is also a good companion book to Leslie Patricelli's Potty (which my child knows word for word).

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