It's Not the Stork!

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It's Not the Stork!
Written by Robie H. Harris
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780763600471
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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.
From the expert team behind It's Perfectly Normal and It's So Amazing! comes a book for younger children about their bodies ó a resource that parents, teachers, librarians, health care providers, and clergy can use with ease and confidence.
suggested retail price (U.S.):
$18.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763600474 / 9780763600471
pub date:
07/2006
type/format:
Non-Fiction / Hardback
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 seriesóItís Perfectly Normal, Itís So Amazing!, and Itís Not the Stork!óillustrated by Michael Emberley; CRASH! BOOM! A Math Tale, illustrated by Chris Chatterton; and Somewhere, illustrated by Armando MariŮo. She is also the author of the Letís Talk About You and Me series, illustrated by Nadine Bernard Westcott, and many other books for young children.
illustrator’s comments:
Michael Emberley is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. He is the illustrator of many books for children, including several collaborations with Robie H. Harris: It's So Amazing, It's Perfectly Normal, Happy Birth Day!, Hi New Baby!, and three picture books in the Growing Up series, books that tell stories and facts about the first five years of life.
 
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