There's an abundance of sly humor in Patricelli's comfortably rounded, bold-hued acrylic illustrations-she outdoes herself with a multi-panel spread including the protagonist sitting, naked, on the tiny toilet perusing a potty-training manual. Add to this the books' brief, child-friendly texts, and Tubby and Potty join the elite club of board books that toddlers will want to hear over and over again-and parents won't mind
—The Horn Book
A cheerful declaration of independence, this refreshing treatment allows toddlers to imagine a successful future. Parents will know it's not that easy, but they will enjoy the humor that accompanies this heaping helping of positive reinforcement.
Minimalist compositions, thickly and shaggily outlined against bright, monochromatic backgrounds, should convince tykes of either gender that the bathroom is a kingdom they'll want to rule
—Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
These appealing books feature simple text, bright acrylic illustrations, and everyday situations that are certain to engage the very young.
—School Library Journal