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Sex, Puberty & Growing Up - Books for Children - Books dealing with puberty and sex, some aimed at younger children, some for older children & younger teenagers.

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / Sexuality / Relationships /
Related booklists: Sex, Puberty & Growing Up - Books for Young Adults, Babies and Pregnancy - Books for Children, Bodies: Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book My Body
    My Body's Changing: A Girl's Guide to Growing Up - by Anita Ganeri

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781445163949 | ISBN 10: 1445163942

    A simple and reassuring introduction to periods and body changes for young girls aged 7 and up.   This easy-to-understand, straightforward book gives clear advice for young readers who want to understand more about the changes in their body that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Healthy for Life: Sex and Relationships by Anna Claybourne
    Healthy for Life: Sex and Relationships - by Anna Claybourne

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781445149820 | ISBN 10: 1445149826

    This book is a fantastic introduction to the tricky subject of sex for children aged 9+. In a straightforward way, it explores what sex is and what it’s for, examines sexuality and identity, what healthy relationships are like and tackles modern-da ... more

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  • Cover image of book Healthy for Life: Puberty and Growing Up by Anna Claybourne
    Healthy for Life: Puberty and Growing Up - by Anna Claybourne

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781445149783 | ISBN 10: 1445149788

    A sensitive and informative guide to puberty and growing up.  Puberty is often a confusing time with many changes both physical and emotional to deal with. This book deals with all aspects of puberty in a straightforward and sensitive way so ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boys
    The Boys' Guide to Growing Up - by Phil Wilkinson, illustrated by Sarah Horne

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526360175 | ISBN 10: 1526360179

    A sensitively written, friendly guide to growing up, specifically aimed at younger boys.  A friendly and reassuring guide for boys as they approach puberty, explaining the changes that will happen to their bodies as they grow up and how these cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girls
    The Girls' Guide to Growing Up - by Anita Naik, illustrated by Sarah Horne

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526360182 | ISBN 10: 1526360187

    A friendly and reassuring guide for girls 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 periods and breast development to b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let
    Let's Talk About Sex - by Robie H. Harris, illustrated by Michael Emberley

    £11.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781406356045 | ISBN 10: 1406356042

    A completely updated 20th anniversary edition of the definitive book on childrens’ sexual health.  Now with expanded information on internet and texting safety, birth control, LGBT (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender) issues and more – t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Growing Up for Boys by Alex Frith
    Growing Up for Boys - by Alex Frith

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781409534723 | ISBN 10: 1409534723

    A frank and friendly book offering boys advice on what to expect from puberty and how to to stay happy and confident as they go through physical, psychological and emotional changes.  Covers all the topics that boys want to find out about, incl ... more

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  • Cover image of book Asking About Sex and Growing Up: A Question-and-Answer Book for Kids (Revised edition) by Joanna Cole, illustrated by Bill Thomas
    Asking About Sex and Growing Up: A Question-and-Answer Book for Kids (Revised edition) - by Joanna Cole, illustrated by Bill Thomas

    £6.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780061429866 | ISBN 10: 0061429864

    What do you want to know about sex?   Information about sex is everywhere. But what you learn from TV, movies, the internet, and friends is not always a healthy or accurate view of sexuality. Now revised and updated with current facts, Jo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The "What
    The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Boys - by Lynda and Area Madaras

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781557047656 | ISBN 10: 1557047650

    Written by an experienced educator and her daughter in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Boys gives sensitive straight talk on: the body's changing size and shape; diet and exercise; the growth spurt; r ... more

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  • Cover image of book The "What
    The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Girls - by Lynda and Area Madaras

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781557047649 | ISBN 10: 1557047642

    Written by an experienced educator and her daughter in a reassuring and down-to-earth style, The "What's Happening to My Body?" Book for Girls gives sensitive straight talk on: the body's changing size and shape; body hair; diet and exercise; romanti ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Body My Self for Girls by Lynda and Area Madaras
    My Body My Self for Girls - by Lynda and Area Madaras

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781557047663 | ISBN 10: 1557047669

    This fact-filled journal and activity book makes it fun for girls to find answers to their many questions about the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty.   With quizzes, checklists, games, and illustrations throughout, My Body, ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Body, My Self for Boys by Lynda and Area Madaras
    My Body, My Self for Boys - by Lynda and Area Madaras

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781557047670 | ISBN 10: 1557047677

    This fact-filled journal and activity book makes it fun for boys to find answers to their many questions about the physical and emotional changes that accompany puberty.   With quizzes, checklists, games, and illustrations throughout, My Body, M ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let
    Let's Talk About Girls, Boys, Babies, Bodies, Families and Friends - by Robie H. Harris

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781406306064 | ISBN 10: 1406306061

    Young children ask so many questions about their bodies and how they were made. With lively language, engaging art and clear, accurate information, this book answers those perfectly normal questions and will help even pre-school children feel proud a ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Inside Your Tummy, Mummy? - by Abby Cocovini

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781862303607 | ISBN 10: 1862303606

    The perfect book for introducing a young child to to the concept of where babies come from and how they grow. This is a great book to share and discuss all the changes going on inside 'mummy's tummy'.   Every month a new picture shows how big ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Little Book of Growing Up by Victoria Parker
    The Little Book of Growing Up - by Victoria Parker

    £4.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340930991 | ISBN 10: 0340930993

    Everything a girl needs to know about puberty and periods in one brilliant little book. Written in a friendly, accessible style, and in an appealingly discreet, compact format, this is an essential guide for all girls approaching puberty. (This i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where Willy Went: The Big Story of a Little Sperm by Nicholas Allan
    Where Willy Went: The Big Story of a Little Sperm - by Nicholas Allan

    £6.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780099456483 | ISBN 10: 0099456486

    Picture book for younger children. Willy is a little sperm. He lives inside Mr Browne with 300 million friends. Soon it will be time for the Great Swimming Race and Willy must practice every day. He knows he will have to swim extra fast to win the ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Happening to Me? - by Susan Meredith

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780746069950 | ISBN 10: 0746069952

    Written for girls. Growing up is a whole lot easier if you have some idea what to expect. 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 ne ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Did I Begin? by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom
    How Did I Begin? - by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom

    £7.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780749656614 | ISBN 10: 0749656611

    A young child's introduction to human reproduction, which follows the first nine months of a childs life within its mother's womb. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hair in Funny Places by Babette Cole
    Hair in Funny Places - by Babette Cole

    £7.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780099266266 | ISBN 10: 0099266261

    Picture book for younger children. Girls and boys are always curious and sometimes even alarmed by the behaviour of their bodies as they grow up. Hair in Funny Places has Babette Cole's usual brilliant artwork and the text takes the form of a convers ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mummy Laid An Egg! by Babette Cole
    Mummy Laid An Egg! - by Babette Cole

    £7.99   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9780099299110 | ISBN 10: 0099299119

    Mum and Dad decide it's time to tell their children the facts of life. But do they dare - and do they even really know them? Great book where the children put the adults right on the facts of life. Amusingly and graphically illustrated in Babette C ... more

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