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Some of the best children’s books about sexting

Here you'll find books that will help you to talk to your child about sexting ie messages or pictures that have sexual content like a nude picture, sexy words or a video. 

Sexting is a conversation that you'll need to think about having, especially if your child has their own phone, email account or they have signed up for any social media accounts or games where people can send them private messages. 

You can find some age-appropriate information for kids about sexting from Kids Helpline. And if you don't know what to do if your child has  already received some messages, then read this article about what to do when you receive a sext

If you're uncertain about how to  talk to your child about these types of images, then this blogpost,  How to protect children from internet dangers (like online porn), can help you with getting started. 

The easist way to start this awkward conversation is with age-appropriate childrens books. Surprisingly enough, I was able to find a few books that do talk about sexting. I couldn't find a book that was 100% about sexting, but I did find some books that talk about it. 

I haven't included any sex education books for teenagers in this list, as many of them talk about sexting as well as many other sexual topics! So if you have an older teen, you can also look at the books in that list. 

You will only find books in this list that are readily available at bookshops today. 

You can find more books about different topics in the main list of Sex Education Books for Children.

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NOTE: Before passing any book to your child or reading the book with your child, you should read it yourself first. I might think it is a great book for a certain age child or that the information is valuable, but you may disagree. You need to choose books that reflect your values and the messages you want your child to receive.

Sex education books about sexting

These are some of the few children's books about sexting that have been written. As I find more, I will add them to this list. They are all really good books that kids can read to find reliable and accurate information about love, sex and relationships. Plus they will help prepare you too!


My mission is to create resources that will help you to naturally talk to your kids about sex, all while respecting your personal values.

Which means that inside this website, you'll find lots of resources to help you with talking to your child about love, sex, relationships and growing up.

My Sex Education 101 page includes all of the information on sex education. You'll find lots of different blogposts to help with getting started, on a wide range of different topics.

My Puberty 101 page includes all of the information on puberty. You'll find lots of different blogposts to help with talking to your child about growing up.

You'll find videos about sex ed in my Sex Education Videos resource page that you can watch with your child or to learn more about sex education yourself.

You’ll also find an extensive range of sex education books for children, for kids of all ages. There's even some books in there for parents! 

If you're looking for some ideas on how to talk to your child about bodies, Let's Talk About Bodies, will help you to start naming the private body parts and to have shame-free conversations with them about bodies. It is filled with lots of different ideas on how to have natural converasations with your child about their body. 

You'll also find some child friendly anatomically-correct cartoon illustrations of the genitals and internal reproductive organs that are appropriate for children from the age of 3 and up. Let's Look at Different Body Parts is a printable that will help take the awkward out of talking to your child about their body, so they grow up feeling educated, confident, and comfortable in their own skin.

If you're worried that talking to your child about bodies might lead to questions about sex, then you can relax. Let's Talk About Sex, will help you to explain sexual intercourse to your child in a way they will understand. It breaks sex down into simple steps that  take the stress out of explaining!

If your're unsure about how to answer your child's questions about sex, then The Sex Education Answer Book will give you age-specific answers to the most common questions kid's ask parents about sex.  Which means you don't need to worry about finding a child-friendly explanation that your child understands. 

About the Author Cath Hakanson

I'm Cath, a sex educator living in Australia with my husband and 2 kids. I help parents to talk about sex (with less cringe and more confidence) and empower their child to make smart sexual decisions. To find a better way to talk about sex, you can join my community of parents and visit my shop for helpful resources.

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