Fiction books related to relationships and sexual health education
Topics: protective behaviours, early warning signs, safety.
This book tells the story of Jasmine’s excursion to the zoo. Jasmine becomes lost and feels unsafe. She recognises the butterflies in her tummy as her early warning signs. So she uses her network to find help.
Ages: 2 to 8 years.
YouTube read aloud version 7min 19sec (external link)
Michael's bubbles - a protective behaviours storybook about personal space
Topics: protective behaviours, personal space
Michael loves to ride his bike, catch a ball and play in his cubby, but most of all Michael loves to blow bubbles…and have cuddles with his Mum and Dad! A story to explain about personal space and how to respond safely to different situations and different people using a personal space plan (kiss, cuddle and squeeze bubble, hug bubble, high five bubble, wave bubble, stranger bubble).
Age: 4 to 9 years.
The Paper Bag Baby
Fiction. 240 page novel. Edward, the school wheeler-dealer with dreams of becoming a millionaire by the time he's twenty, who finds a baby wrapped in a paper bag in the park. Winner of the Guardian Children's Fiction Award. (12+ years)