This book will help you teach children healthy boundaries about their bodies. They will learn that the private areas of their body belong to them and no one else. The story line is about a girl who is touched inappropriately by an uncle’s friend.
This book will teach children what abuse is and that it is wrong. It will also teach them that if they have been touched by someone it is important that they tell their parents or a trusted adult as soon as possible.
Kid friendly pictures and a simple rhyming story line will allow you to discuss this important topic sensitively with the young children you work with. A “suggestions for storyteller” section will prepare you to feel more comfortable talking about this difficult subject.
This book is appropriate for preschool and young elementary age students. It was written by Jill Starishevsky a New York assistant DA who has prosecuted numerous sex offenders and is a leading expert on how to recognize and prevent child abuse.