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“Children deserve correct answers to their questions in clear, basic terms...In addition to talking to your child about the inevitability of puberty, give him books about the topic so he can explore the topic on his own…The Boy’s Body Book, by Kelli Dunham, is a great introductory guide to questions relating to puberty, relationships, bullying, school pressure, peer pressure, healthy living, and stressful situations. " (Lauren Knight, The Washington Post)
“A great buy for any parent worried about navigating puberty and everything that comes with it.” (Clint Edwards, No Idea What I’m Doing: A Daddy Blog)
“Research in a digestible soundbite? Sign us up for more of those please...We laughed out loud and then had the great conversation that you always hope will start when you hand your kid a book like this one.” (Erin Dymowski and Ellen Williams, Sisterhood of the Sensible Moms)
“Dunham is a registered nurse and a comedian who has assembled experts—including a Coach of the Year and a professor who researches adolescence—to create an informative and fun-to-read resource.” (― Elizabeth Foy Larsen, Unbored: The Essential Field Guide to Serious Fun 2012)
“Aimed at boys ages 10+, this book has lots of sidebars and funny cartoon illustrations, making it easy to pick up and read on any page. It covers a lot of ground, but in a light way.” (Debbie Abrams Kaplan, Frisco Kids)
“As boys reach adolescence, everything changes…But even if they won’t say what’s on their mind, they still want straight answers. The Boy’s Body Book provides them, in a readable, reassuring, and illustrated guide…He’ll learn about what’s going on physically (vocal changes, body hair) and how to handle academic pressures, deal with feelings, make new friends, and stay safe through it all.” (Park Slope Parents, “Tween Suggested Book/Reading List”) --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Kelli Dunham, RN, BSN is a nurse, comedian, and author of the bestselling books for pre-teens, The Girl's Body Book and The Boy's Body Book.
Steve Björkman has illustrated more than eighty books for children, including the New York Times bestseller Dirt on My Shirt by Jeff Foxworthy. He also creates greeting cards with his brother through Recycled Paper Greetings. Steve lives in California with his wife and three children. You can visit him online at stevebjorkman.com.
I purchased these so that my children could read through them at their own speed. For my two, it is more productive if they come to me with questions when they are readyPublished 2 months ago by Gail Hrushka
All parents should have this book for their pubescent boys...it makes life easier.Published 3 months ago by Kimberly Mahoney
My 12 year old is reading this quietly as a reference book! I'm thrilled!Published 3 months ago by heymon
this book will be great resource for our programs. To teach young boys how to care for their bodies, when they may not have
any roll models to show them how to prepare... Read more
Written in "everyday english" to help with health literacy, this book was a great read. The topics are broad enough to give the reader a great overlook of changes both... Read morePublished on Oct. 8 2013 by Joanne