What's the Big Secret? by Laurie Krasny Brown
Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys

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With characteristic sensitivity and humor, the talented team who created Dinosaurs Divorce and When Dinosaurs Die presents helpful basic information, including answers to tough questions.
 

About Laurie Krasny Brown

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Author and illustrator, Marc Brown was born in Erie, Pennsylvania in 1946. He attended the Cleveland Institute of Art. After college, he worked numerous odd jobs before he began his career. He is most renown for creating the Arthur series. The idea for Arthur, the aardvark came one night while telling his son a bedtime story. The first title in the series was "Arthur's Nose" written in 1976. Since then, Brown has written over thirty books in the Arthur Adventure series. D. W., Arthur's sister was another character created by Brown. In addition to writing, Brown also developed the Arthur television series on PBS.
 
Published September 1, 1997 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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A well-intentioned but less than satisfactory picture book on sex education for primary-grade children, from the team behind Dinosaurs Die (1996), and other guides.

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The creators of When Dinosaurs Die and Dinosaurs Divorce gracefully tackle another topic that is potentially problematic for youngsters--this time without dinosaur characters. Marc Brown's familiar re

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Using straight text as well as cartoons including dialogue balloons, this ""chatty yet frank"" book, according to PW, ""will put young readers--and their parents--totally at ease."" Ages 4-8.

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The creators of When Dinosaurs Die and Dinosaurs Divorce gracefully tackle another topic that is potentially problematic for youngsters--this time without dinosaur characters.

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