The Sexes: Show and Tell

The photographer says that he "underwent great emotional stress" while taking the pictures for the German book. U.S. parents may get even more wrought up when an American edition is published in May by St. Martin's Press. The book: Show Me!, a commentary on sex intended for youngsters and their parents, illustrated with startling photos of nude children touching one another and young adults engaging in various explicit sexual acts, including intercourse.

The idea for the book came from Helga Fleischhauer-Hardt, 38, a German psychologist and director of a school near Basel, Switzerland, that teaches parents how to deal with children. While...

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