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    Default Recommend me a "birds and the bees" book for a 7 year old

    Please give me your recommendations. DS (7 years old) is starting to get curious. His encyclopedia of the human body gives some information but I want to use the opportunity to open the conversation and set the expectation that he can ask anything.

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    I'm still waiting for 'the talk' and so is DH so this is a big challenge for us.

    Oh, if you have any recommendations can you please either be explicit or give links? I bought a book a couple of years ago in anticipation as I had heard good things by people that I share similar views with but when I read it the first page bought religion into the conversation and that's not where we want to go.

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    "Where did I come from?" - does this have religion in it? I can't remember!
    "Mummy Laid an Egg" by Babette Cole were pretty much what I started with and then I got her a few more puberty girl centred books. DS is six and haven't found any good puberty books yet so would love some suggestions.

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    I think we bought a book called "Where did I come from" and the first or second page talked about god which immediately ruled it out for us. I gave it away with a bunch of other things ages ago so I can't check. I don't know if there are different versions of the book though and maybe I got the wrong one because I know a few people have recommended it over the years on the hub and I would imagine by the people who recommended it they were after an honest, factual, age-appropriate, not-too confronting type book and this book filled that need.

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    Maybe you had 'Where do babies come from?' which I believe is a Christian based book.

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    I don't remember "where did I come from" mentioning God...although if it did, it would have been in amongst the myths (along with the stork brings babies, dad found me in his beer etc.).

    These may be a tad on the young side, but the comments may have some suggestions too

    http://offbeatfamilies.com/2010/06/k...ducation-books

    Would likely be along the lines of the values and so on you'd like to go for.

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    I bought one which is called 'Its not the stork' which is really good

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    This is the Where Did I Come From? that we have. I'm not at home so can't check for religious references but as I said, I can't remember there being any.
    http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/081840...716090-5634744

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    I went through my Book Depository history and found the book I bought. It was this one:

    http://www.bookdepository.com/Where-.../9781481164993


 

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