Miles Is the Boss of His Body

Miles Is the Boss of His Body

Book - 2014
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Baker & Taylor
It is Miles' sixth birthday and his family pinches, noogies, hugs, picks up, and tickles him, but Miles does not like all the physical interaction and he gets fed up.

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The latest installment in The Mother Company’s award-winning “MILES” series, Miles Is The Boss Of His Body is a fun, engaging way to explore the potentially difficult topic of kids’ personal safety. On his 6th birthday, Miles’ excitement is dimmed when he finds himself being pinched, noogied, hugged too tight, picked up and tickled by his well-intentioned family and decides he’s had enough! When Miles decrees that he is the “Boss of his body,” his whole family expresses support and respect for his personal boundaries. In a colorful, comic-book style, young kids will laugh while learning this potentially life-saving concept that can benefit them for years to come.

Publisher: [Los Angeles, Calif.] : The Mother Company, c2014
ISBN: 9780989407137
Branch Call Number: JX FIC KUR
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Schiller, Abbie
Ventimiglia, Valentina


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Apr 01, 2015

It is Mile's birthday. Everyone wants to congratulate him in their own way. Grandpa pinches his cheek. His brother gives him a birthday noogie. The singing chicken wants to tickle him. But Miles doesn't like all of this touching. So he speaks up and tells everyone that he is the boss of his own body and should decide how he should be touched and when. His family is proud of his declaration.

The illustrations are a combination of photographs with cartoon characters drawn in. They are large on the page making it easy for the little ones to understand what is going on.

I love the content of this book. It is a very easy and non-intimidating way to talk about personal safety with children of young ages. You don't have to get into the topic of nasty touching. You can simply use this book as a guide to tell your children about personal boundaries. This book would be best with ages 3-7.

Feb 03, 2015

Such an important message to this book! Great starting point for discussing who has the right to touch your body and how to stand up for yourself if you don't like a touch. Another great book in the 'Miles' series.

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Jan 13, 2019

cindylund thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

Feb 03, 2015

libraryeri thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 3 and 7


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