The Girls' Guide to Growing up

The Girls' Guide to Growing up

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A friendly and reassuring 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. Topics covered: What is puberty?; Your puberty timeline; Breasts and bras; Same age, different stage; Skin changes; Sweat, smells and personal hygiene; Hair in new places; Down there; What are periods?; The practical side of periods; Coping with periods; Sex explained; Making babies; New feelings; Managing your moods; Healthy eating; The power of exercise; Self-esteem and body image; Privacy and your body; Puberty for boys; Boys have worries, too.
Publisher: London, Wayland, an imprint of Hachette Children's Group,, 2016.
ISBN: 9780750298957
Characteristics: 48 pages : colour illustrations ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Horne, Sarah 1979-,- Illustrator


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