The Girls' Guide to Growing Up by Anita Naik


The Girls' Guide to Growing Up by Anita Naik

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

About the Author

Anita Naik is a freelance writer and the author of 50 books, as well as being a mum of two. She is currently the agony aunt on Woman's Own magazine, and a contributor to a number of parenting sites, including the Huffington Post, writing about education, bullying, sex education and teenagers. She can be found tweeting @AnitaNaik or at

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48 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

13th October 2016



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