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Being a Boy

Written by James Dawson

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A brutally frank and often hilarious look at what being a teenage boy really entails. It provides an uncensored look at puberty, from the social food-chain to sex, how to pull, being a boyfriend, dealing with spotty faces and everything guys need to know to survive. It's the essential guide to growing up – brutal honesty included.


Being a Boy Synopsis

Queen of Teen nominee and acclaimed YA author and former PSHCE teacher James Dawson expertly guides boys through puberty.  Witty text paired with over 50 hilarious black-and-white illustrations by Spike Gerrell


James Dawson has an informative & candid website with more details about the book & a range of topics to appeal to teenage boys.

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ISBN: 9781783420001
Publication date: 05/09/2013
Publisher: Red Lemon Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783420001
Publication date: 5th September 2013
Author: James Dawson
Publisher: Red Lemon Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 192 pages
Suitable for: 11+ readers, 13+ readers

About James Dawson

For eight years, James Dawson was a teacher specialising in Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education (PSHCE). His main remit was ensuring that these subjects were taught to a high standard across several schools. He collaborated on projects involving bullying, sex education, drugs and alcohol education and family diversity. He now writes full-time and lives in London. His debut, best-selling YA novel Hollow Pike was nominated for the prestigious Queen of Teen prize, and was followed by publication of the YA thriller Cruel Summer in 2013. When he's not writing books to scare teenagers in a variety of different ways, James ...

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