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  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781864714593
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 120

Girl Secrets

All the Goss on Friends, Fashion, Boys and Beauty



A divine sparkly gift book for teenage girls packed with info and tips on the ups and downs of growing up.

A divine sparkly gift book for teenage girls packed with info and tips on the ups and downs of growing up.

Who said growing up was easy? Don’t stress! GIRL SECRETS has great real-life tips for dealing with the tricky bits - and making the most of the fun parts - of being a girl and growing up. GIRL SECRETS is a fully illustrated gift book for teenage girls about the ups and downs of growing up. Bright, positive and approachable, Girl Secrets is gorgeous to look at, as it's filled with Kerrie Hess's beautiful magazine-style illustrations.

It also carries important messages for young girls - promoting strong self-esteem and a healthy body image, and packed with info and tips on friendships, body image, beauty and fashion for young girls.

  • Published: 1 May 2010
  • ISBN: 9781864714593
  • Imprint: Random House Australia
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 120

About the author

Kerrie Hess

Australian writer/illustrator Kerrie Hess is the author of Girl Secrets and Girls Only. She began her foray into publishing at 18 with her first book, The Field Guide to the Human Species (Penguin Books). Since then, she has written for The Independent in London, co-created beauty brand Femme Fatale Cosmetics (with sister Megan Hess) and designed a T-shirt range for cult Japanese brand 'INDIVI' in Tokyo. Kerrie regularly illustrates for Tatler (UK), Neiman Marcus Department Store (USA), The Times (UK), Chronicle Books (USA), Elle (France) and Vogue Australia. Numerous book covers, packaging, advertising and editorials all around the world feature Kerrie's work.

Having lived in Brisbane, London and Hong Kong, she now lives in Melbourne with her French sweetheart, Sebastien.

Praise for Girl Secrets

This book shows that no matter how much you grow up you should always respect yourself for who you are and who you'll always be. A lot of girls will keep this book close by during their teenage years. I loved it.

Olivia-Jane Higham, age 11, Random House Book Buddies Club

I thought the book was great. It had good ideas on how to dress, what to eat… lots of girls could learn from this.

Alina Pahor, age 12, Random House Book Buddies Club

Very relevant to the sorts of things teenage girls tend to worry about. I loved the pictures, they were fun, chic and colourful at the same time!

Claudia Buckmaster, age 13, Random House Book Buddies Club

I think this book was excellent!... I loved the way you did do’s and don'ts, so you know what to do and what not to do.

Ruby McFarlane, age 10, Random House Book Buddies Club

This trendy guide to growing up contains practical and up-to-the-minute advice that is fun and reassuring. Giving tips on friends and family, mind and body, fashion, beauty and boys, the format will appeal to readers of Dolly magazine.

ABA Children's Special Interest Group, Kids' Reading Guide 2007-2008

This is the must-have growing-up book for you and your besties!

Disney Girl

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