Good secrets, bad secrets : disclosure in children’s picture books about sexual child abuse Conference Paper uri icon


  • Well over 50 picture books have been published for children on the topic of sexual child abuse (Lampert & Walsh, 2010) many with the aim of teaching their very young readers how to tell the difference between good and bad secrets. This paper looks at three recent picture books for how they focus on disclosure as an end point.

publication date

  • 2012