Everyone's got a bottom

Everyone's got a bottom is a book about Ben and his little brother and sister learning and talking about bodies, the differences between boys and girls bodies, and the right to say no, “From your head to your toes, you can say what goes”.


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Aimed at children 3 – 8 years of age, this book is a perfect tool for parents and carers to gently start conversations with children about personal safety. The book uses correct anatomical terms and emphasises that children can always talk about their bodies or any concerns they may have with their parents or another trusted adult. It helps parents and carers teach children to keep safe in a style that is fun, positive and protective.

Everyone’s got a bottom is a recommended resource by the Daniel Morcombe Child Safety Curriculum and has won a Queensland Child Protection Award as a recognised resource that promotes child protection.

About the Authors: Everyone’s Got a Bottom is a collaboration between True Relationships and Reproductive Health, writer Tess Rowley, illustrator Jodi Edwards and experts from the early childhood and child protection sectors. Tess Rowley is a Queensland author and educator who has worked in child abuse prevention for over 20 years. Jodi Edwards graduated from Griffith University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Visual Arts, majoring in Illustration.

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