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Can you recommend book for boys about growing up?

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MaggieW Tue 11-Oct-11 22:09:02

I'm looking for a book for a 10 y.o. about growing up, body changes etc etc. Can anyone recommend one please? TIA.

Avantia Wed 12-Oct-11 07:38:05

Usbourne books - 'What's happening to me ?' they do two issues one for boys and one for girls .

Got it in Waterstones - I also have 10 yr old boy

Here on Amazon


MaggieW Wed 12-Oct-11 08:04:05

Thank you Avantia - looks perfect. Thanks again.

JWIM Wed 12-Oct-11 08:33:12

I second the suggestion. Also gave it to our 9 year old DS. He said it was good. And DH (being a bit of a child) laughed at some of the illustrations!

IndigoBell Wed 12-Oct-11 09:28:22

Are there any fiction books about growing up?

Poppyella Wed 12-Oct-11 09:43:00

The same.

'What's happening to me.'

My ds (10) loves it and whenever he has friends round they go to his room and have a good read of it together- and a few giggles!

Perfect for this age group.

TheTenantOfWildfellHall Wed 12-Oct-11 13:36:14

Fiction books about growing up?!

Harry Potter is a fiction book about growing up, but other than that, growing up is pretty factual.

We also got "what's happening to me"

justcallmemummypig Wed 12-Oct-11 18:04:32

Indigobell.... i remember reading things like judy blume (quite girly tho!) & diary of a teenage health freak, there was two of those one was by a boy and then the second by his sister.

IndigoBell Wed 12-Oct-11 18:46:51

Yes Judy Blume did quite a lot for girls.

Adrian Mole would be good for a boy I guess. Not sure how dated it would seem.

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