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Making A Baby

Written by Rachel Greener

Illustrated by Clare Owen

Key Stage 2 Non-Fiction Science

LoveReading View on Making A Baby

An Inclusive Guide to How Every Family Begins

Longlisted for the UKLA Book Awards 2022 Information Books 3-14

In this honest, accessible illustrated guide to how babies are made, young readers can find out exactly what is needed to grow a baby, from introducing the basic building blocks of life such as sperm and eggs, to explaining the different ways that these building blocks can be put together to create a family. 

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Making A Baby Synopsis

Working closely with a leading national LGBT organisation, this inclusive guide to Making a Baby covers sex, sperm and egg donation, IUI, IVF, surrogacy and adoption, as well as explaining how a baby grows in the womb and about different kinds of births.

Written in gentle and accessible language that can be shared with younger children or read alone by confident readers, we hope this book and its clear illustrations will provide the stepping stone for every parent to have an open conversation with their child about how babies are made, and their family began.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781788008013
Publication date: 14th January 2021
Author: Rachel Greener
Illustrator: Clare Owen
Publisher: Nosy Crow Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Non-Fiction, Science

About Rachel Greener

Rachel Greener (Author) Rachel Greener is a children's books editor from London who has edited fiction, non-fiction and picture books about everything from the ancient Egyptians and ocean plastics to teenage detectives and zombie goldfish. She wrote this book because she thinks it is important that all children have a chance to see their family story reflected in a book about where babies come from. Clare Owen (Illustrator) Clare is a UK-based illustrator, who graduated from art school in 2009 and has been working as a freelance illustrator ever since! Clare works on a big variety of fun projects, creating pictures ...

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