What If?

is makchic’s first picture book to educate young children on consent, personal safety and body boundaries.

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About What If?

With diverse and colourful characters, beautiful illustrations and an engaging rhyming format, take a walk through different scenarios related to important topics of consent and body boundaries with one powerful question: “What if?

Exploring key skills such as personal space, emotions and safe and unsafe touches, this book is suitable for children aged 3 to 8 years and aims to empower them to protect and take charge of their own bodies. 

Also included is a comprehensive discussion guide for parents, educators and caregivers to help them navigate tough conversations.

What if? is the first publication by makchic, a trusted source and voice for Malaysian parents. makchic has organised events and workshops addressing sexuality education and child sexual abuse prevention, and this book is a continuation of our efforts to support and uplift all families in their quest to parent well, learn well, and live well. 

Read our book reviews by Options The Edge, The Vibes, The Malaysian Reserve, Free Malaysia Today, Sinar Daily and Kosmo!

Written by

Kimberly Lee is a lawyer, makchic’s Managing Editor, and mum to two wildling boys. She is the author of Boys Don’t Fry (Macmillan US, 2023) and a firm believer in the right of every child to have their voice heard. Find her at www.kimberlyleebooks.com.

Liyana Taff loves bonding with others over books and believes they are a wonderful tool to start a conversation you might not have otherwise. She is makchic’s Special Projects Director and is a mum to four kids who describe her as “sweet, kind and angry.”

Illustrated by

Delia Razak is an illustrator and a visual designer who loves being involved in storytelling projects. She is a strong believer in the empowerment of children and thinks that illustrations are great educational tools to simplify heavy topics. Find her at www.deliarazak.com.

More in store!

Looking to take the conversation further?

Visit our resources page for more guided activities and downloadable material to supplement the Discussion Guide of What if?  




1. APOM!


Bangsar Village
F3C, Level 1 Bangsar Village 1, Bangsar, 59100, Kuala Lumpur

Lot 257, Level 2 (Food Court Level), Suria KLCC, 50088, Kuala Lumpur

2. Cziplee



1 & 3 Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar Baru, 59100, Kuala Lumpur

Tel: +603-2287 0699


53-56 Jalan Tun Abdul Aziz, 43000, Kajang, Selangor

Tel: +603 8737 0699

3. Lit Books


P-1-11 Tropicana Avenue, 12, Persiaran Tropicana, 47410, Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Pod in the Hood


Unit 6, Ground Floor, WEIL Hotel, 292 Jalan Sultan Idris Shah, 30000, Ipoh

Tel: +6019 2202 883


Village Grocer, C1, Lot At-2, Lower Ground Floor, The Mall, Mid Valley Southkey,
No. 1, Persiaran Southkey 1, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor.

Customer Careline: +6012 289 3767




The Mall Gadong, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei, BE3519


1. Little Lit Kid



2. Natventure Books



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