Where Did I Come From?: The Facts of Life Without Any Nonsense and with Illustrations

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Lyle Stuart, 1973 - Family & Relationships - 48 pages
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"I give this book top grades for humanness and honesty. Some parents will find that its humorousness helps them over the embarrassment."
--Dr. Spock

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An international and beloved bestselling children's classic, Where Did I Come From? helps parents and their curious children get up close and personal with the intimate world of human sexuality in the form of a picture book. Told in an age-appropriate voice respectful of young people's natural intelligence and warmly and relatably illustrated throughout, Where Did I Come From? creates a safe space where families can learn about the traditional facts of life--from the different parts of the body to orgasm to birth.

If you've been wondering how to have this talk with your children, look no further for a trusted resource that will give you the tools you need to share this critical information sensitively and factually.

"The best description of sexual intercourse that is out there for children."
--Sexedrescue.com

"You can't deny Mayle's talent for translating adult experience into child-level concepts."
--Kirkus Reviews

 

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

My introduction to sex education came from the pages of Where Did I Come From and in retrospect I couldn't think of a better beginners' guide to sex and reproduction. In retrospect it was a daring ... Read full review

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User Review  - dawn k. - Overstock.com

This book is helpful to explain the relationship parents have before getting pregnant. I like the way that it reiterates that a family takes a mom and a dad to make a baby. Helpful cartoon pictures make process easier to explain to young and older children alike. Read full review

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About the author (1973)

Peter Mayle spent fifteen years in the advertising business before escaping in 1975 to write books, including his bestselling "A Year in Provence "and "Toujours Provence". His work has been translated into seventeen languages and he has contributed to a variety of newspapers and magazines. He lives with his wife in Provence.

Robbins is Professor of Art Therapy at the Pratt Institute and a Founding Director of the Institute of Expressive Analysis. He is on the board of directors of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis and has been on the faculty for over thirty years. He is also a New York State licensed psychologist and a graduate certified psychoanalyst.

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