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The Girls' Guide to Growing Up, Paperback / softback Book

The Girls' Guide to Growing Up Paperback / softback

Illustrated by Sarah Horne

Part of the Guide to Growing Up series

Paperback / softback


A friendly, reassuring and positive guide for girls as they approach puberty, explaining the changes that will happen to their bodies as they grow up and how these changes might make them feel.

Covering everything from periods and breast development to body hair and personal hygiene, puberty and parenting expert Anita Naik addresses any worries that girls may have relating to what is 'normal'.

She reassures readers and boosts their confidence, encouraging them to feel positive about the changes they will experience as they go through puberty.

The book also includes lifestyle advice on topics like healthy eating and exercise, and information on how puberty affects boys. Topics covered:What is puberty?Your puberty timelineBreasts and brasSame age, different stageSkin changesSweat, smells and personal hygieneHair in new placesDown thereWhat are periods?The practical side of periodsCoping with periodsSex explainedMaking babiesNew feelingsManaging your moodsHealthy eatingThe power of exerciseSelf-esteem and body imagePrivacy and your bodyPuberty for boysBoys have worries, too


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