Goldilocks and the Three Potties by Leigh Hodgkinson

Goldilocks and the Three Potties

Written by Leigh Hodgkinson
Illustrated by Leigh Hodgkinson

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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You can’t have too many potty training books, and this one is particularly charming. This story of Goldilocks starts, as you’d expect, in a wood and with ‘Once upon a time’. But it’s not porridge or chairs that are preoccupying this little girl, it’s nappies, or rather finding the right way to live without them. She needs pants, not too frilly, not too silly, and a potty, not too big, not too small. Despite a few hiccups, Goldilocks soon gets it just right, to the delight of her parents. The world is a bright mix of fairy tale and the real, both depicted in bold colours and textures, and Goldilocks herself is a wonderfully lively character, skipping happily to her potty. ~ Andrea Reece

The Editor at Nosy Crow says: “For any parent going through the trials and tribulations of potty-training, this book is a godsend!”


Goldilocks and the Three Potties by Leigh Hodgkinson

As we all know, potty-training has its highs (BIG GIRL PANTS!, a new potty!) and it's lows (uh-oh!). But with its gentle humour and encouraging, 'keep-trying' message, this adorable little book will help set toddlers (and their parents) on the right track to a nappy-free day.

About the Author

Leigh Hodgkinson

Leigh Hodgikinson is an award-winning animator and worked as art director on the BAFTA-award winning animated series, Charlie and Lola. She is also an award-winning children’s book author and illustrator, who is absolutely passionate about writing, making things up and daydreaming. Among her many brilliant picture books is Don’t Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate, written by Caryl Hart, which won Highly Commended in the 2010 Sheffield Children’s Book Award, Picture Book Category. Leigh lives and works in Sussex and is married with two children.

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32 pages


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Nosy Crow Ltd

Publication date

6th April 2017




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