The Girls' Guide to Growing Up


Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

  • 1: What is puberty?
  • 2: Hormones
  • 3: Growth and weight
  • 4: Body hair growth
  • 5: Breast changes
  • 6: Skin changes
  • 7: Body sweat and hygiene
  • 8: The changes inside you
  • 9: Periods: what to expect
  • 10: The physical and practical side of menstruation
  • 11: How to cope with periods
  • 12: Self-esteem and body image
  • 13: Feelings and mood swings
  • 14: Sex and babies
  • 15: Boys and puberty
  • 16: Boys have worries too
  • 17: Healthy eating
  • 18: The power of exercise
  • 19: Privacy and your body
  • 20: Contacts and help

About the Author

Anita Naik (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 Horne (Illustrator) Sarah grew up in Derbyshire, mainly under a snow drift. She spent much of her childhood scampering in the nearby fields with a few goats. Then she decided to be sensible and studied Illustration at Falmouth College of Arts, graduating in 2001. She has illustrated for many different projects including an ad campaign for Kew Gardens entitled 'Plantastic Play'. She has also undertaken commission from The Guardian and The Independent newspapers. Sarah now specialises in funny, inky illustration and words for children's fiction and picture books. Sarah likes to paint on very big canvas. She loves funny detail, colour, music, dreams and big open spaces. Sarah now works from a studio on a hill in Forest Hill, London.


Girls can often feel shy about asking sensitive questions of adults, so this is an excellent book to give them so they can dip into it to get the answers ... topics covered include trying your first bra, dealing with spots, building your confidence and preparing for periods. * Parents In Touch *

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 8% commission by selling The Girls' Guide to Growing Up (Guide to Growing Up) on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top