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The Boys' Guide to Growing Up

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A friendly, reassuring positive guide for boys 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 body hair and vocal changes to mood swings and self-esteem, puberty and parenting expert Phil Wilkinson addresses any worries that boys might have relating to what is 'normal'. He 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, as well as information on how puberty affects girls.

Topics covered:
What is puberty?
Your puberty timeline
How do hormones work?
The height and weight race
A deeper voice
Spotty skin
Hair, hair, everywhere
The art of shaving
Sweat, smells and personal hygiene
Changes down below
More changes down below
New feelings
Sex explained
Making babies
Keeping your confidence up
Mood swings
Managing your feelings
Healthy eating
The power of exercise
Privacy and your body
Puberty for girls
Girls have worries, too

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About Phil Wilkinson

Steve Noon is an award-winning illustrator and artist. This is the third book Steve has illustrated in the ' Through Time ' series

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About Sarah Horne

Jennifer Gray is a lawyer and now writes children's comedy. Her other work includes the Atticus Claw series which has been shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize and the Red House Children's Book Award.

Amanda Swift is a former actress. She has written for several children's series and has dramatised Jacqueline Wilson novels f

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