Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Being a girl by Hayley Long


A funny, frank and fearless guide to being a girl

Being a girl is not all sugar and spice. How can you possibly survive school and even think about talking to your crush when you have spots in places you didn't even know you had, your boobs are too big (or too small) and the friend drama is off the charts? Luckily, bestselling YA author and sixth-form teacher Hayley Long provides a straight-talking guide to puberty - from cattiness to kisses, and everything in between. With witty black-and-white illustrations by Gemma Correll throughout, BEING A GIRL tells you everything you need to know about surviving puberty, in an honest and humorous way


When being a boy came out I thought it was awesome but lamented the lack of a being a girl equivalent. I was therefore so pleased to find out that this book was in the process of being written.

Being a girl is funny, informative and  perfect for the intended target audience. It goes through a variety of need to know information that teen girls need to know especially when they live in a world where a huge variety of misinformation can be gained readily on the internet and when girls are so pressurised to follow certain stereotypes. 

Buy one for the teenage girl in your life as soon as possible.