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Boy Files

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The Boy Files is a bang-up-to-date look at growing up issues, puberty and all the stuff boys really need to know!

A frank, up-to-the-minute guide to boys' growing up issues. The Boy Files offers friendly advice, practical tips and support to help boys navigate the physical and mental rollercoaster of puberty and guide them gently through the potential pitfalls. From willy worries, shaving and body hair, to girls, spots, bullying and staying safe in a cyber world, The Boy Files' chatty, big-brotherly style is a feel-good reference source for 'tweens and young teens. Partner title to The Girl Files by Jacqui Bailey, The Boy Files is written by agony uncle Alex Hooper-Hodson, who is also the author of 52 Teen Boy Problems & How To Solve Them and 52 Teen Girl Problems & How To Solve Them, all published by Wayland.

Biographical Notes

Alex Hooper-Hodson writes the 'Teen Talk' column for the Daily Record and for six years was the agony uncle for Sugar magazine, responding to boys' questions and problems.

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9780750277709
  • Publication date: 25 Apr 2013
  • Page count: 96
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