Some secrets should never be kept’ is a beautifully illustrated children’s picture book that sensitively broaches the subject of keeping children safe from inappropriate touch. We teach water and road safety, but how do we teach body safety to young children in a way that is neither frightening nor confronting? This book is an invaluable tool for parents, care givers, teachers and healthcare professionals to broach the subject of safe and unsafe touch in a non-threatening and age-appropriate way. The comprehensive notes to the reader and discussion questions at the back of the book support both the reader and the child when discussing the story. Suitable for children aged 3 to 12 years. Story is a great medium to discuss difficult topics. ‘some secrets should never be kept’ was written to ensure children are armed with knowledge if they are ever touched inappropriate; and from the first unsafe touch, a child will understand to tell a trusted adult and keep on telling until they are believed.
3-5 Years, 5-8 Years, 8-12 Years