Amazing You!: Getting Smart About Your Private Parts

Overview

'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 ...

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Overview

'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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780142410585
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/31/2008
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 216,623
  • Age range: 3 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 11.03 (w) x 8.67 (h) x 0.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Gail Saltz lives in New York City. Lynne Cravath lives in Phoenix, Arizona.

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  • Posted June 14, 2009

    Cute

    Good for teaching young children about their body parts and about keeping thier bodies to themselves. It's all cartoonish so that parents that are uncomfortable with the idea of thier young children seeing actual pictures can relax.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2011

    excellent starter book!

    This book covers the basics of anatomy, privacy and where babies come from with just the right amount of detail for a very young child. The drawings were very helpful in explaining gender differences to my child who has no siblings and was curious as to what "parts" the other sex has. I would absolutely recommend this book for kids even before they start asking questions. The information within is an important foundation for the questions that are sure to come...

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 29, 2008

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    I bought this yesterday for my 4-year old who asked me 'how babies get into the mommy.' The book has wonderful pictures, and just enough information to answer questions without going too far for little ones. In fact, it had so much great stuff that my daughter's questions were more like 'why is the mommy wearing a different dress on this page?' :) It was absolutely perfect for what I was looking for.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted May 4, 2012

    what is the age group for reading this book?

    what is the age group for reading this book?

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 12, 2009

    Perfect beginner Book for dicussion

    I bought this book to begin the conversation with my very curious 8 year old son. It was colorful, informative and accurate. It is recommended for "preschoolers" although I can not imagine presenting it early in age than 8 or so... just how I parent.

    I like how it handled conception. It did not use the word intercourse. I feel like that it a term I would like to talk about in a few years with him.

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