Jess and Ben are twins. Jess is a girl and Ben is a boy. They have little differences that make them unique but in all the big ways, there is no difference between them. This book helps you explore the important issues of gender equality and respectful relationships with young children. Combining cheerful illustrations and a simple but effective narrative, this book will help children to understand that, fundamentally, there is no difference between us.
This book encourages equality and respect for each other from the earliest of years. In order to reduce gender-based violence we need to teach gender equality and respectful relationships to young children. Throughout the text, open-ended questions are provided on each spread so children have the opportunity to talk about their own experiences -- allowing the child to have a voice. More in-depth Discussion Questions encourage the reader and the child to think about each scenario. For any adult who wants to teach kids to look beyond gender stereotypes, this book is a must have.