- Format: Jacketed Hardcover
- Pages: 32
- Size: 8.2 X 10.6
- Price: $17.99
- Age Range: 4-8 years
- Publication Date: May 9, 2023
- ISBN: 9781953458544
What to Expect:
• Self-Care: The book emphasizes the importance of having one’s own space to relax, recharge, and take care of oneself.
• Helping Others: Po’s story shows that it is important to think about the needs of others and share your blessings with them to make their lives better.
• Relatable Family: Many young readers will feel a connection to Po’s busy family and her desire for privacy when life is hectic.
• Multicultural Learning: The book introduces mythology about toilet gods and goddesses from cultures all around the world, broadening readers’ horizons and teaching them something new.
• Expert Author: Yan Du is a CSC-Cambridge Trust Scholar who studies children’s literature and publishes original research on the topic, so she is an expert on telling stories for this age group.
• Fanciful Art: Erin Vanessa’s colorful, fantastical art brings Lady Violet and the bathroom tree to vibrant life.
Yan Du is a CSC-Cambridge Trust scholar of children’s literature and culture and a lover of stories. She began translating picture books in 2018 and has translated Marc Martin’s award-winning book, A Forest, and a more recent one, Max. She has published original research on children’s literature since 2020. She also writes for children’s magazines such as Phoenix English. This is her first authored picture book.
Erin Vanessa is a Canadian illustrator who hand-paints with watercolor, gouache, and pencil crayon. In addition to children’s books, her art can be found on stationery, greeting cards, puzzles, and home decor products around the world. She’s a former video game producer, runs a lot (because she loves baking cookies and eating cheese), and loves dogs. Her inspirations include video games, beautiful food, and vintage botanical illustrations. Find her at https://erinvanessa.com/