Sex Is a Funny Word: A Book about Bodies, Feelings, and You


SKU: 9781609806064 Category:
Author: Silverberg, Cory
Illustrator: Smyth, Fiona
Publication Date: 07/28/2015
Publisher: Triangle Square
Binding: Hardcover
Media: Book


2016 Winner of the Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-Fiction


2016 ALA Stonewall Book Award, Honor Book

2016 ALA Notable Children’s Book


A comic book for kids that includes children and families of all makeups, orientations, and gender identities, Sex Is a Funny Word is an essential resource about bodies, gender, and sexuality for children ages 8 to 10 as well as their parents and caregivers. Much more than the facts of life or “the birds and the bees, Sex Is a Funny Word opens up conversations between young people and their caregivers in a way that allows adults to convey their values and beliefs while providing information about boundaries, safety, and joy.


The eagerly anticipated follow up to Lambda-nominated What Makes a Baby, from sex educator Cory Silverberg and artist Fiona Smyth, Sex Is a Funny Word reimagines sex talk for the twenty-first century.