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Sexual Reproduction: Books For Kids

Looking for a list of the best children's books about sexual reproduction?

As you can see, this list of kids books about sexual reproduction is a work in progress! We’re currently exploring the best books available, and we’d love your input. If you have a title you’d suggest including on our list of kids books about sexual reproduction, please share it with us!

We’ll be featuring a variety of titles on our list, from well known classics to popular bestsellers to lesser known titles that deserve a bigger audience. We’re also including books for a range of ages, from board books for babies and toddlers, to picture books for preschool and kindergarten age kids, to chapter books for early elementary age kids.

We’d love to hear any book suggestions you have—you can comment below or email us at [email protected].

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Crack!
Written by Beatriz Giménez de Ory & illustrated by Paloma Valdivia
picture book
Recommend Ages: 3-5

Introduce budding scientists to a fun STEM topic – eggs! This interactive board book features riddles about the different eggs of the animal kingdom, and images that transform as you turn the page to reveal the answer. Includes fact-packed educational notes about eggs and what we can learn from them.

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The Baby Tree
Written & illustrated by Sophie Blackall
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-8

After learning that his parents are expecting a baby, a young boy asks several people where babies come from and gets a different answer from each before his parents have a chance to give the right answer. Includes advice on answering questions about reproduction.

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Baby Tree
Written & illustrated by Sophie Blackall
picture book
Recommend Ages: 5-8

Cleverly revealing the basics of reproduction in an age-appropriate way, award-winning Sophie Blackall has created a beautiful picture book full of playful details to amuse and engage readers.

Sooner or later, every child will ask, Where do babies come from? Answering this question has never been this easy or entertaining! Join a curious little boy who asks everyone from his babysitter to the mailman, getting all sorts of funny answers along the way, before his parents gently set him straight.

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Nine Months: Before a Baby Is Born
Written by Miranda Paul & illustrated by Jason Chin
picture book
Recommend Ages: 4-8
Join a family of three who spend nine whole months waiting, from a frosty winter through a sun-dappled summer, until finally . . . a baby is here.
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Baby on the Way
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Recommend Ages: 4-8

Part of a two-book debut of the Sears Children’s Library picture books, this title provides helpful information for young children expecting a new brother and sister.

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  • Amazing You!: Getting Smart about Your Private Parts - Mom, where do babies come from? Many parents live in fear of the day their child asks this question–which inevitably happens, often as early as the preschool years. Here is a picture book designed especially for young children who are becoming aware of their bodies, but aren’t ready to learn about sexual intercourse. Written with warmth and honesty, <i>Amazing You! </i>presents clear and age-appropriate information about reproduction, birth, and the difference between girls’ and boys’ bodies. Lynne Cravath’s lighthearted illustrations enliven the text, making this a book that parents will gladly share with their young ones.

  • Who Has What?: All about Girls' Bodies and Boys' Bodies - First in the "Let's Talk About You and Me" series.

  • Who Is in the Egg? - Illustrated with breathtaking collage artwork, this beautiful nonfiction book encourages young children to play a guessing game and figure out what creature is growing inside each egg.
     
    In the nest, in the swamp, in a tunnel underground, there are eggs . . . with something hatching inside. Discover some of the baby animals that begin their life in an egg. It isn’t just chicks! Along with the birds, there are turtles, alligators, penguins, and even a platypus. Stunning all-collage art by Alexandra Milton (Call Me Gorgeous! and Good Luck, Baby Owls) and simple yet informative text make this book special and surprising. Each entry has a fun fact about the featured animal.

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