When the line at the rue de Mont Blanc post office is too long, there's usually a book for small children I can read while I'm waiting. Today, it was Théo et le pot
, and if you have a small child who's interested in potties it's not at all bad.
The plot is straightforward. Théo, I think about two, has been given his first potty, but what's he going to do with it? Well, let's see... he could put it on his head like a hat... get Teddy to sit on it... use it as a drum? All valid options, and they hold Théo's attention until he gives up and wanders away.
But then... panic! Théo needs to faire pipi
, and where's that potty?? He finds it just in time. His parents hear an unfamiliar sound, and think... wow!!!
That's pretty much the whole story. I was originally planning to compare it with The Odyssey
, but in the end it seemed like too much of a stretch. Sorry.