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Author Harris, Robie H.
Title It's not the stork! : a book about girls, boys, babies, bodies, families, and friends / Robie H. Harris ; illustrated by Michael Emberley.
Pub Info Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2006.
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Edition 1st ed.
Descript 59 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader LG 4.1 1 1 110892
Includes index.
Summary From the expert team behind IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL and IT'S SO AMAZING! comes a book for younger children about their bodies - a resource that parents, teachers, librarians, health care providers, and clergy can use with ease and confidence. Young children are curious about almost everything, especially their bodies. And young children are not afraid to ask questions. What makes me a girl? What makes me a boy? Why are some parts of girls' and boys' bodies the same and why are some parts different? How was I made? Where do babies come from? Is it true that a stork brings babies to mommies and daddies? IT'S NOT THE STORK! helps answer these endless and perfectly normal questions that preschool, kindergarten, and early elementary school children ask about how they began. Through lively, comfortable language and sensitive, engaging artwork, Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley address readers in a reassuring way, mindful of a child's healthy desire for straightforward information. Two irresistible cartoon characters, a curious bird and a squeamish bee, provide comic relief and give voice to the full range of emotions and reactions children may experience while learning about their amazing bodies. Vetted and approved by science, health, and child development experts, the information is up-to-date, age-appropriate, and scientifically accurate, and always aimed at helping kids feel proud, knowledgeable, and comfortable about their own bodies, about how they were born, and about the family they are part of.
Subject Sex instruction for children.
Sex role in children -- Juvenile literature.
Sex differences -- Juvenile literature.
Childbirth -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Emberley, Michael.
Alt Title It is not the stork
ISBN 0763600474 (alk. paper)
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