Spring 2023

Any Body

A Comic Compendium of Important Facts and Feelings about Our Bodies

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Humor combines with accurate, digestible information in this honest comic reference for children and early teens who want to understand and feel at home with their own bodies.

The author’s many years of experience working with children as a sex educator are the basis for this witty encyclopedia. The illustrations are relatable and funny, including charts, cartoons and more.

This compendium is an encouraging starting point for conversations with children, laying the foundations for body acceptance in a straightforward and highly entertaining way.

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On pre-order until 05/09/2023
Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Science
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Browseable Nonfiction, 5KN: Expository Literature, Diverse Books: Celebrating Differences , Diversity, SEL: A Self-Awareness, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2023
Publisher Gecko Press
Imprint Gecko Press
Language English
Number of Pages 92
Publication Date 2023-05-09
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF024050, JNF051030, JNF053160
Dimensions 6.6 x 9.6
Features Activities and Original artwork

Author: Katharina von der Gathen

Katharina von der Gathen has a long career working in sex education with children and adolescents from a wide range of backgrounds. Her books are based directly on questions children ask in her classes.

Illustrator: Anke Kuhl

Anke Kuhl is one of Germany's leading children's book illustrators, whose awards include the German Youth Literature Award in 2011. She lives in Frankfurt with her husband and two children.