Product Code: 8171
ISBN: 9780763633318
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Pages: 64
Published Date: 08/26/2008
Availability:In stock
Price: $11.99

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.

Ages 4 to 8

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Bird and Bee Go to the Zoo
So-ooo Many Questions!
Girls Do This, Boys Do That
Same? Different?
Toe to Head
Head to Toe
What Boys Have
What Girls Have
Girls Grow Up, Boys Grow Up
So Many Eggs! So Many Sperm
Its NOT the Stork!
The BIG Swim
The Growing Womb
Pinpoint to Watermelon
The Twisty Cord
All Day, All Night
Boy? Girl? 1 Baby? 2 or More
It’s a Baby!
Happy Birthday!
Cuddles and Kisses
All Kinds of Families
Okay Touches, Not Okay Touches
Girls, Boys, Friends
Growing Up
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