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Amazing You!: Getting Smart About Your Private Parts

"Mom, where do babies come from?" Many parents live in fear of the day their child asks this question, which inevitably happens, often as early as the preschool years. Here is a picture book designed especially for young children who are becoming aware of their bodies, but aren't ready to learn about sexual intercourse.

Written with warmth and honesty, Amazing You! presents clear and age-appropriate information about reproduction, birth, and the difference between girls' and boys' bodies. Lynne Cravath's lighthearted illustrations enliven the text, making this a book that parents will gladly share with their young ones.

For more resources to help educate girls of all ages about their bodies, visit our Development / Puberty section. To read our review of the various developmental books for younger girls, visit our post on Talking with Younger Mighty Girl about their Bodies.

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"This upbeat picture book, illustrated with sunny cartoon drawings, introduces kids to basic reproductive physiology. Saltz offers simple, accessible definitions of terms, accompanied by pictures of unclothed kids and labeled diagrams of internal organs. . . . Saltz presents the information clearly in a cheerful, positive tone, encouraging kids to learn about their private parts and reassuring them that curiosity and touching themselves (in private) is natural." - Booklist

Product Details

Recommended Age 4 - 8
Author Gail Saltz
Illustrator Lynne Avril Cravath
ISBN 0142410586
Publication Date Jan 31, 2008
Publisher Puffin
Language English