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NCJ Number: 99612 Find in a Library
Title: Strangers Don't Look Like the Big Bad Wolf
Author(s): J Buschman; D Hunley
Date Published: 1985
Page Count: 39
Sponsoring Agency: Chas. Franklin Press
Edmonds, WA 98020
Sale Source: Chas. Franklin Press
18409 90th Avenue, West
Edmonds, WA 98020
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This illustrated storybook is designed to prevent child abduction by making young children aware of the importance of staying near a safe adult (e.g., parent, babysitter, grandparent) and seeking permission before going with strangers or even familiar adults.
Abstract: The story emphasizes that strangers look like everyone else and that the wise child exercise caution in dealing with strangers even in everyday situations. Appropriate responses to various situations are portrayed, including those involving strange adults soliciting the child's company, and activities requiring leaving safe places (backyards, school). Lists provide guidelines in teaching and ensuring child personal safety. Questions about the story, designed to stimulate the child's thinking, are included. Additional resources dealing with child personal safety are listed.
Index Term(s): Child Abduction; Crime prevention education; Crime prevention measures; Security training
Note: Children's Safety Series - Book 5
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