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Clayton Parker Really Really REALLY Has to Pee

Clayton Parker Really Really REALLY Has to Pee

By Cinco Paul
Illustrator Gladys Jose

Hardcover

Price: $17.99

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  • Publication Date: August 10, 2021
  • Imprint: Abrams Books for Young Readers
  • Trim Size: 10 x 10
  • ISBN: 9781419748639
  • Page Count: 40
  • Illustrations: Full-color illustrations throughout
  • Rights: World English

From the screenwriter behind family favorites like Despicable Me and Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax comes a hilarious, rhyming picture book romp about knowing when to GO

Clayton Parker can’t wait for his field trip to the zoo. When his teacher encourages the class to go before they go . . . Clayton rushes onto the bus and doesn’t give it a second thought.

Little does he know . . . Clayton Parker really really REALLY has to pee. He discovers this as soon as he gets to the zoo. And he panics! Clayton needs a bathroom, and he needs one now! The first one he finds is broken. The next one isn’t much of a bathroom at all. What will Clayton do?

A cautionary tale for the procrastinator in us all, this hilarious picture book romp will have readers vowing alongside Clayton Parker: “Before I go out anywhere, I’ll always try to pee.”

Illustrator Gladys Jose talks about her favorite scene from the book


About the author

Cinco Paul has written a number of movies for families, including all three Despicable Me films, Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who!, Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, and The Secret Life of Pets. He lives in California with his wife in a house that seems really empty now that his three kids have all grown up and moved out. Gladys Jose is an illustrator and storyteller. She graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2012, where she earned a BFA specializing in graphic design. Jose is the illustrator of a number of books for young readers, including Fresh Princess and The Elephants’ Guide to Hide-and-Seek. Gladys lives in the sunny state of Florida.