Girl's Growing up Book by Felicity Brooks
  

Girl's Growing up Book

Written by Felicity Brooks
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RRP £7.99

Synopsis

Girl's Growing up Book by Felicity Brooks

This book prepares girls for what to expect from puberty and offers advice on what they can do to cope with the emotional, psychological and physical changes and stay happy and confident as they go through their early teens. It covers all the topics that girls want to find out about, including moods and feelings, periods and how to survive them, what happens to boys, diet, eating disorders, exercise, body image, sex and relationships, contraception, sexual health, self-confidence, drink and drugs, exam stress, cyberbullying, and staying safe - both out and about and online. It guides young teenagers through this exciting and sometimes daunting stage as they start taking full responsibility for many aspects of their own lives for the first time.

About the Author

Felicity Brooks

Felicity Brooks was born in Guildford in 1961. She studied English and Drama at Exeter University and worked in Theatre-in-Education and as a freelance lexicographer and teacher of trainee pilots before starting a career in children's publishing nearly 20 years ago.

As well as devising numerous novelty books for babies and toddlers, she has retold myths and legends and worked on encyclopedias, dictionaries, history, geography, languages, poetry, picture books, science, maths and nature.

Her books have won the Practical Pre-school gold and silver medals, the Right Start gold award, The TES Senior Information Book award, La Science se Livre award and been short-listed for the Aventis prizes for science books.

Felicity lives in Oxfordshire with her husband and their seven-year old daughter, Olivia.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
280 pages

Author

Felicity Brooks
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st June 2013

ISBN

9781409534976


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