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The Boys' & Girls' Guide to Growing Up by Phil Wilkinson & Anita Naik 2 Books Collection Set - Ages 9-11 - Paperback

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SKU B2D4951-B2D4952 ISBN: 9789124200046
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Navigating the physical and emotional changes of puberty can be a challenging and confusing time for children and their parents. These comprehensive guides provide a wealth of information, empowering both parents and children to understand and embrace the changes occurring in their bodies. With their accessible language, relatable examples, and thoughtful guidance, these books serve as excellent tools for open communication, education, and fostering a healthy body image. These books are perfect for children aged 8-10 years old. 

Titles In The Set:

  1. The Boys' Guide to Growing Up
  2. The Girls' Guide to Growing Up

The Boys' Guide to Growing Up is a valuable resource that offers boys and their parents a comprehensive understanding of the physical and emotional changes that occur during puberty. Written by Phil Wilkinson, a renowned author and expert in children's health, this book provides a wealth of information in a straightforward and accessible manner.

One of the book's greatest strengths lies in its ability to address a wide range of topics with sensitivity and clarity. Wilkinson covers physical changes, such as the growth of facial hair, voice breaking, and sexual development, while also exploring the emotional aspects of puberty, such as mood swings and developing relationships. By providing accurate information and dispelling myths, the book ensures that boys have a solid foundation for understanding their bodies.

The Boys' Guide to Growing Up also excels in its approach to body image and self-esteem. Wilkinson emphasises the importance of embracing one's individuality and promotes a healthy body image. By discussing common concerns such as body hair, weight gain, and acne, the book encourages boys to develop a positive relationship with their bodies and fosters self-acceptance.

Additionally, the guide serves as a valuable tool for parents, equipping them with the knowledge and language needed to have open and informed discussions with their sons about puberty. Wilkinson offers guidance on initiating conversations, handling sensitive topics, and providing ongoing support. The book recognises the vital role parents play in supporting their children through this transitional phase and provides resources for parents seeking further information or advice.

Similarly, Girls' Guide to Growing Up by Anita Naik serves as an indispensable resource for girls and their parents, providing a comprehensive and supportive guide to navigating the physical and emotional changes of puberty. Naik, an expert in teenage development and well-being, addresses a wide range of topics with sensitivity and care.

The book covers physical changes, such as breast development, menstruation, and body hair, while also addressing emotional aspects like mood swings, friendships, and self-esteem. Naik ensures that girls have accurate information, dispelling any misconceptions or fears they may have about their bodies.

One of the book's significant contributions is its emphasis on empowerment and self-awareness. Naik encourages girls to embrace their uniqueness, challenge societal expectations, and develop a positive body image. By discussing body diversity, media influence, and self-care practices, the guide helps girls build confidence and resilience.

Moreover, Girls' Guide to Growing Up fosters open communication between girls and their parents. The book equips parents with the tools to initiate conversations, offer ongoing support, and address sensitive topics effectively. Naik provides guidance on creating a safe and non-judgmental space for discussion, emphasising the importance of listening and understanding. By involving parents in the process, the book strengthens the parent-child bond and encourages a healthy approach to communication.

Both The Boys' Guide to Growing Up and Girls' Guide to Growing Up go beyond merely providing information. They act as catalysts for open communication between parents and children, fostering an environment of trust and understanding. By addressing concerns, dispelling myths, and promoting positive body image, these books empower children to embrace their changing bodies and navigate the challenges of puberty with confidence. They serve as invaluable resources for parents, equipping them with knowledge and guidance to support their children through this transformative phase.

The Boys' Guide to Growing Up by Phil Wilkinson and Girls' Guide to Growing Up by Anita Naik are exceptional resources that play a crucial role in educating children and parents about puberty. These comprehensive guides offer accurate information, promote healthy body image, and encourage open communication. By equipping children with knowledge and fostering understanding, these books empower young individuals to navigate the changes occurring in their bodies with confidence and self-acceptance. Furthermore, they facilitate meaningful conversations between parents and children, strengthening relationships and ensuring a supportive environment during this transformative stage of life.

From the publisher:

Growing up is fun, but it can sometimes seem a bit overwhelming. The best way to prepare is to discover how your body and your feelings will change. This book simply and sensitively describes what will happen, and also explores how you can look after your body by eating healthily, exercising and keeping clean. It's here to help you feel confident about the exciting time ahead.


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