Brilliant Questions About Growing Up

Brilliant Questions About Growing Up

Simple Answers About Bodies and Boundaries

Summary

A simple and modern guide to bodies and boundaries!

Amy and Alex have toured over 200 schools delivering inclusive sex and relationship lessons.

They've taken the toughest and most common questions about puberty from THOUSANDS of UK children and answered them in this simple and empathetic guide to growing up.

From questions about puberty, consent and boundaries to navigating the online world and sexuality, Brilliant Questions About Growing Up is an easy-to-follow toolkit about what 'normal' really means when it comes to growing up (spoiler, it looks different for all of us).

This reassuring read is ideal for 7-11 year olds and offers a non-judgemental approach to all of those difficult, funny and (sometimes) embarrassing questions in a way that facilitates honest and comfortable conversations with children.

'The authors navigated this difficult to explain and sometimes difficult to understand area with great empathy and simplicity . . . I think this is a great book and I'll continue to use it as a parent, sharing it with my kids as we try and understand the world of growing up together.' Dan Sumpton, social worker and NHS psychological therapist - Sonshine Magazine

Reviews

  • 'The authors navigated this difficult to explain and sometimes difficult to understand area with great empathy and simplicity . . . I think this is a great book and I'll continue to use it as a parent, sharing it with my kids as we try and understand the world of growing up together.'
    Dan Sumpton, Sonshine Magazine

About the authors

Amy Forbes-Robertson

Amy Forbes-Robertson and Alex Fryer are the founders of ItHappens, which delivers sex and relationships lessons to students aged 9 and upwards, parents and teachers in over 200 UK schools. They are also core members of the Sex Education Forum and recently served as consultants on the Channel 4 show Let's Talk About Sex.
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Alex Fryer

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Ava Puckett (Illustrator)

Ava Puckett (@avamariedoodles) is the illustrator behind Aviate Press, whose favorite things include petting other people's dogs, playing soccer, and hanging out in coffee shops.
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