The Truth About Poop

The Truth About Poop

Book - 2004
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Did you know that sharks produce spiral poop? That the average Japanese woman uses 2 1/2 miles of toilet paper a year? That when wolverines are done feeding on a dead animal, they save the rest for later by defecating all over it?Those gross and fascinating facts can be found in The Truth about Poop, an informative and funny book that will take readers from life before toilet paper to the most modern toilets, from poop games to poop used in warfare, from cow chips to insect droppings. Acclaimed nonfiction author Susan Goodman covers many facets of a subject children just love to read about, and Elwood Smith's humorous illustrations add a lively slant to a book that's already brimming with fun and information.
Publisher: New York : Viking, 2004.
ISBN: 9780670036745
Branch Call Number: j 612.36 GOODMAN
Characteristics: 38 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Smith, Elwood H. 1941-


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Poop is typically not a topic polite topic of conversation. The Truth About Poop helps move past the stigma and provides a plethora of captivating facts about poo that will satisfy kid's curiosity!

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Lots of interesting facts about this waste product which can be used to build a house or button a sweater. Learn how we dealt with it before toilets and toilet-paper, and where it goes when we’re done with it.


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