Girl Talk: A Survival Guide to Growing Up

Author(s): Caroline Plaisted


Your hair is greasy, spots are cropping up all over the place and your family is suddenly driving you crazy...What's going on? Growing up can be a rollercoaster ride, but it can be whole lot easier if you know what to expect. With advice on everything from bras to bad breath, you can relax - this guide will tell you everything you need to know. The Growing Up series: Full of fun artwork and enlivened with a modern, quirky design, these books offer essential information on the ups and downs of growing up. Written in a direct, yet informal way, these handy guides will be a useful aid for pre-teen readers. Sensitive treatment of difficult but familiar issues. Fun graphic-style artwork. Down-to-earth text with clear, practical advice. The Growing Up series includes: Boy Talk: 9781848356115 Girl Talk: 9781848356108


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CAROLINE PLAISTED has written more than 60 books for children. Before becoming a full-time writer, Caroline worked as an editor of children's books and for BBC Books. Caroline has also edited a magazine for teachers of English, as well as a regional magazine about Kent, where she now lives.

Puberty: what's that?...4 Head start... 8 Let's face it... 10 Getting to grips with hair... 14 The booby prize... 20 The wonderful world of periods...22 A weight off your mind... 26 The eyes have it... 30 Pearly whites...32 Put your foot in it...34 Clean up your act... 36 Happy families... 38 Fancy that!... 40 School daze...42 Keeping in touch...44 Glossary... 46 Index... 47 Notes for parents and teachers... 48

General Fields

  • : 9781848356108
  • : QED Publishing
  • : QED Publishing
  • : July 2011
  • : 225mm X 150mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Caroline Plaisted
  • : Paperback
  • : 116
  • : en
  • : 612.66108352
  • : 48
  • : colour illustrations