Books on: Facts of Life

Books aimed at young children who are curious about where babies come from.

How Are Babies Made? (Flip Flap)
Author: Alistair Smith
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How this book may help: A good choice for a child who is curious about how babies are made, how they grow inside their mother, and what happens when they are born. It is factually accurate but also simple enough for very young children and is not sexually explicit.
This non-fiction picture book answers many questions a curious child may have about pregnancy and... read more

Tags: brother, facts of life, mother, new baby, sister

Mummy Laid an Egg
Author: Babette Cole
Illustrator: Babette Cole
How this book may help: Introducing the facts of life in a light-hearted way.
When Mummy and Daddy decide it is time to tell their children how babies are made, they come up... read more

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Our Baby Inside
Author: Mick Manning
Illustrator: Brita Granstrom
How this book may help: A positive yet realistic view of what it's like to have a baby – explaining to children where they come from.
This engaging book uses half-page flaps to reveal how a baby grows inside its mother’s tummy. It... read more

Tags: brother, family, new baby, sister

Where Willy Went
Author: Nicholas Allan
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Publisher's summary: "Willy is a sperm. He lives inside Mr Browne. The trouble is, Willy is one of 300 million sperm and..." read more

Tags: facts of life

Baby on Board
Author: Kes Gray
Illustrator: Sarah Nayler
How this book may help: A good starting point to discuss the facts of life with young children. May help to set expectations of how a mother's pregnancy will change life for an older sibling.
Publisher's summary: "The story traces the 9 months during which a family await the birth of a new baby. Written from the..." read more

Tags: brother, facts of life, new baby, sister

How Did I Begin?
Author: Mick Manning
Illustrator: Brita Granstrom
How this book may help: Provides an introduction to the facts of life for young children.
Publisher's summary: "A young child's introduction to human reproduction, which follows the first nine months of a childs..." read more

Tags: facts of life

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