Its So Amazing! : A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families


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With honesty, accuracy, humor, and warmth, IT'S SO AMAZING offers children the real information they need--now more than ever.
How does a baby begin? What makes a baby female or male? Why are some babies twins? How is a baby adopted? Children sure have lots of questions about reproduction and babies--and about sex and sexuality too.
IT'S SO AMAZING provides the fascinating answers--with fun, accurate, comic-book style artwork, and a clear, lively text that reflects an elementary-school child's interest in science and how things work. Throughout the book, a curious Bird and a squeamish Bee help tell the AMAZING story of how a baby is made--from the moment an egg and sperm join, through pregnancy, to birth. IT'S SO AMAZING also addresses, in a reassuring and age-appropriate way, related topics such as love, sex, gender, families, heterosexuality, homosexuality, sexual abuse, and HIV and AIDS--while giving children a healthy understanding of their bodies.
Robie H. Harris and Michael Emberley, author and illustrator of IT'S PERFECTLY NORMAL: CHANGING BODIES, GROWING UP, SEX AND SEXUAL HEALTH, created IT'S SO AMAZING in response to requests from parents, educators, librarians, and health professionals for a book that would address a younger child's concerns. Vetted and approved by science, health, and child development experts, this comprehensive, forthright, and funny book is just what children need--to provide answers to their questions and to keep them safe, healthy, and unafraid.

Title: Its So Amazing! : A Book About Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families


Categories: Parenting HC,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Candlewick Pr: November 1999

ISBN Number: 0763600512

ISBN Number 13: 9780763600518

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Used - Acceptable

Jacket Condition: Fair

Seller ID: 467460

Description: Moderate edgewear and rubbing to dust jacket, binding sound/tight and pages unmarked. Domestic orders shipped with USPS tracking numbers.