The illustrations are very male gazey. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Growing up is a whole lot easier if you have some idea what to expect. I gave it to my 12 year old daughter and the book encouraged an honest discussion between her and I, that lead to clarification of many non-truths she heard at school! The very worst part, which my husband even gasped at as he ambled past, is the page about girls' breasts and how they're for looking nice and boys and men love them. I really love this book! Needless to say, I was too embarrassed to ever take it out of the cupboard. This is very helpful with talking to your child about their body and what to expect.
For two reasons, it promotes a very body positive mindset and provides more information. I don't remember reading it myself but I kept our family's childhood books. I really liked it so my mum ordered it so I didn't have 2 read my friends! This sensitive, informative guide to puberty for girls tackles everything from body image to mood swings, hormones and first bras. To me, it's too much information for an 8 year old the book is recommended for 8+ , better suited to a 10 year old. As innocent as she is, I feel it's important to encourage early understanding of the facts opposed to hearing untruthful things amongst her peers which was already happening We read it together answering any questions along the way. Thought this would be a great book to discuss puberty with my 10 year old, since I loved the authors book about where babies come from.
I'm considering cutting that page out and giving her the rest. Overall, an excellent source of up to date knowledge of both pysical and emotional happenings inside a blossoming young woman. My daughter happened to leave it on the coffee table upside down and I noticed it had been created by three dudes in the 70s. In 1989, A Year in Provence was published and became an international bestseller. The print, language and pictures are set in such a way that it is inviting to young women but also mature in content. I would like to buy the boys' one too!. It talks about the hardening of a willy, insertion into the vagina, and the process leading to ejaculation.
The description is more than enough - talking about what actually happens including to a man's willy is probably a bit too much for younger readers, w I'm probably going to get pilloried for this. And kids need to know about this stuff - and this book can help kids not take themselves so seriously. It's been sitting on my son's bookshelf for over a year - untouched! She asked if maybe she should cut it up first with scissors in case someone found it. This amount includes applicable customs duties, taxes, brokerage and other fees. This deals with the practical questions girls are going to have about the changes going on in their bodies.
I remember this book clearly, almost to the page! It's great for her age group she's 10 however I was a little hesitant as there were a few topics I hadn't discussed with her yet. There were a few giggles here and there but she was really interested, took it all seriously and understood it well. So I sat down with the kid and explained page by page all the reasons why this book is terrible. Seriously, you will have no regrets buying this book! It was terrible in the most terrible of ways, and not just because of 1970s heteronormativity. This is a very funny book with great illustrations.
Good Name for this book! I also liked the way the book touched on topics such as same-sex relationships, and the changes boys go through. The two sentences on masturbation are a bit more specific and inviting than I would be comfortable giving to a ten-year-old, but then this is a book to read together and talk about anyway. This book describes exactly what will happen to your body in a straightforward, easy-to-understand way, and it explains some of your feelings too - all you need to know for this important time in your life. Overall, an excellent source of up to date knowledge of both pysical and emotional happenings inside a blossoming young woman. I don't remember reading it myself but I kept our family's childhood books.
Read the book first so you can choose what you want to read with them as it talks about the body as well as the hormones and feelings they may be feeling and how to manage that. I remember my mother bought it for me, put it in the hall cupboard, and said she would leave it there should I ever have a question too embarrassing to ask. I know opinions will vary but I am definitely not ok with my daughter reading about masturbating and orgasms at 10 years old. The description is more than enough - talking about what actually happens including to a man's willy is probably a bit too much for younger readers, which this book claims to target 8+. Read the book first so you can choose what you want to read with them as it talks about the body as well as the hormones and feelings they may be feeling and how to manage that.
It was quite short but it was comfortable to read and not overwhelming. The Girl Wise series is also very good and covers a range of topics including navigating friendships. In my opinion this is so much better. Good Name for this book! I like a book that explains puberty and sex in simple, easy to understand terms, without flowery or secretive nonsense. While kids are encouraged not to worry! Thanks so much for putting this out I think it's a great way for me and other people to learn, because I am only 9 coming up to 10. This is a suitable kids books for 9-10 year olds that are changing early, but there are a few pages that discuss the basics of sex, condoms, tampons etc.
My neice was upset and scared and didnt want to hear anything we said, I got her this book and she felt a little better realizing that this happens to everyone and that she wasnt strange. Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition. It also showcases the male anatomy in an engaging and highly descriptive manner. It is a very good book and I think any ks2 girl should read it. I studied every page, giggled over some of them with my cousins, and really got a lot of info from it. We n How da fuck does this have such a high star rating? In 1989, A Year in Provence was published and became an international bestseller. I borrowed it from the library and enjoyed reading this helpful guide.