Multcolib Early Childhood Picks: Where do babies come from?
Annotation:Author Heidi Murkoff extends a hand to children and parents as they tackle life's first experiences together. You're wondering how you're going to explain this miraculous, but complex, process to your older, but still very young, child. This book will help answer your child's questions about how a baby is created, how it grows, and how it comes out to join the family.
Annotation:Adorable illustrations of a family looking forward to the arrival of a new baby, a mother tells her young daughter of the time when they waited for her to be born.
Annotation:A month by month guide of life-size illustrations to show the growth and development of a baby inside the womb from the first month until birth.
Annotation:"Mom, where do babies come from?" Many parents live in fear of the day their child asks that question--which inevitably happens, often as early as the preschool years. Here is a picture book designed especially for young children who are becoming sexually aware 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 whimsical illustrations enliven the text, making this a book that parents will gladly share with their young ones.
Annotation:This series for young children provides easy-to-understand facts and answers. Launching the series is Who Has What?, a simple story following Nellie and Gus on a family outing to the beach. Humorous illustrations, conversations between the siblings, and a clear text all reassure young kids that whether they have a girl's body or a boy's, their bodies are perfectly normal, healthy, and wonderful.
Annotation:A picture book about a young boy eagerly awaiting the birth of his brother or sister, while imagining that the baby is in a house inside his mother.
Annotation:A new baby is a major event, not least of all for older siblings. Danzig's nonsense tone will reassure readers, as she explains every thing from how babies grow to why they pull hair. Tilley's cartoons bring humor to the many unfamiliar aspects of life with a newborn. Appended tips for parents provide further assistance in preparing big kids for little ones.
Annotation:An American Library Association Notable Children's Book for parents and their elementary school age children to read and learn about having babies with cartoon illustrations.