Thinking outside the box. Einstein did it. Paul Erdos did it, too. So did Nelson Mandela, and (thank goodness) so did the inventor of the humble toilet. From the very earliest conceptual thinking babies and toddlers tackle to wild flights of fancy, here's a selection from our picks for the Best Picture Books of 2013 that celebrate and encourage thinking outside the box.
TOILET: HOW IT WORKS
"Even readers who received fastidious toilet training and admonitions against potty humor will let down their guard and find this book both informative and entertaining. (glossary, resources, index, author's notes) (Informational early reader. 7 & up)"
A perfect blend of humor and clarity—in text and in artwork—explains the anatomy of human waste, the mechanics of a flush toilet and the subsequent treatment of waste in septic and sewer systems. Read full book review >