It's Not the Stork!

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It's Not the Stork!
Written by Robie H. Harris
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780763633318
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It's Not the Stork!
A Book about Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends

author: Robie H. Harris
illustrator: Michael Emberley

series name:
The Family Library

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.
Back matter includes an index.

"In their previous landmark volumes . . . Harris and Emberley established themselves as the purveyors of reader-friendly, straightforward information on human sexuality for readers as young as seven. Here they successfully tackle the big questions . . . for even younger kids." — The Horn Book (starred review)
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$12.99 / $17.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763633313 /  9780763633318
on sale date:
08/2008
type/format:
Picture Book Nonfiction / Trade Paperback
age range:
4 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
64 / 10 1/4" x 11 3/8"
grade range:
Preschool - Grade 3
 
subjects:
Health & Daily Living; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Robie H. Harris (1940-2024) is the New York Times best-selling author of the acclaimed Family Library series—It’s Perfectly Normal, It’s So Amazing!, and It’s Not the Stork!—illustrated by Michael Emberley; CRASH! BOOM! A Math Tale, illustrated by Chris Chatterton; and Somewhere, illustrated by Armando Mariño. She is also the author of the Let’s Talk About You and Me series, illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott, and many other books for young children.
illustrator’s comments:
Michael Emberley is the illustrator of numerous books for children, including the Family Library series. He lives in Ireland.
 
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