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Where Did I Come From? Paperback – December 1, 2000
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About the Author
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.
Top Customer Reviews
I notice that some reviewers worry that the book provides children with too much information or is too graphic. I find that the book would be incomplete if some of the information or the pictures were omitted. If they weren't included, I know I would have had many questions unanswered as a child. The tasteful illustrations included in the book helped me understand the book's content, rather than forcing me to fill in the gaps with inaccurate and possibly scary images that could have led to unhealthy views of sex.
As a child, I found myself really studying the pictures, cartoon images that are presented very tastefully and are actually sort of cute. The pictures do show the male and female anatomy, which is important information if a child is to understand how babies are made. They show a man and woman who love each other and are happy, things that would allow a child to have a positive and healthy perspective about sex and making a baby.
As a person who has had personal experience with this book as a child, I highly recommend it. I plan to use it with my own son in a few years.
(One last note: I believe this book is best suited for younger children that are asking questions or could be introduced to the topic of sex or making babies. It might be a bit juvenile for pre-teen.)
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
Exactly the book I needed. Perfect for explaining to your inquisitive child that wants answers beyond the simple ones any more.Published 9 days ago by Tricia
I got this book as a companion book to "How to talk to your child about sex" as they recommend. Read morePublished 20 days ago by L.
The content is great, but half the book is printed out of order and upside down.Published 1 month ago by Erika Beers
Used it with my kids who were always able to talk about sex, probably because of it.
College Human Sexuality class students thought it made sex sound like too much fun and... Read more
Great way to teach little kids the birds and the bees. Funny, factual, fantastic book. Nothing shocking or over the top, but answers little kids questions beautifully and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by mudgie
Great book for older (pre-puberty) kids. Got this for my son, who is 11 and he loved it.Published 2 months ago by Maria Liubkina