Jun and the Octopus

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This book is really worth highlighting for its subject matter. I have been searching for books to support safeguarding and this book fits the bill. Jun and the Octopus is told in the style of a folktale from Asia. This story will provoke discussions about how it is not always a stranger that is a tricky person, sometimes the perpetrator is closer to home. It is beautifully illustrated and and the subject matter is handled gently. I feel that this book is a trailblazer for Singapore where sexuality is rarely discussed in children’s books.

32 pages                                        9789811415029                                  Ages 3-7

Keywords: child sexual abuse prevention, perpetrator, sexuality, Asia, Asian culture, folktale, 3 year old, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, bad touch, human body, trust, emotions, feeling, self reliance, self esteem, self confidence, believing in yourself, health

Recommended by:  Barb Reid, Head of Libraries at UWCSEA East   SINGAPORE

Editor's note:  Published in Singapore. It looks like you could order this book from bookwebusa@kinokuniya.com

 

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