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Girl Stuff 8–12 is the essential younger girl's guide to puberty and the pre-teen years.

Here's everything you need to know about being a pre-teen, from Kaz Cooke, author of Girl Stuff for teens.

* body changes * dealing with friends & bullies * getting confident * first periods * pimples * hair (wherever it is) * phones & being online * what to eat * being fit & healthy * the best books & movies * how to be happy with your own true self * & lots more!

Girl Stuff 8–12 fits under your pillow and is written with the help of medical and other experts.

PS: This book is for girls aged 8 to 12. Girls 12+ need Girl Stuff: Your Full-on Guide to the Teen Years.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143573999

    October 3, 2016

    Viking

    176 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781760142711

    October 3, 2016

    Penguin eBooks

    176 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
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Being Online

Tips for parents and kids. 

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A Letter From Kaz to the Parents of Pre-teen Girls

A letter from Kaz Cooke.

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Beating the Bullies

Change the feelings caused by bullying.

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Kaz on Research

The 4000 voices of Girl Stuff 8–12, Your Real Guide to the Pre-Teen Years.

Awards and Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2017
    Longlisted
    General Non-fiction Book of the Year

Also by Kaz Cooke

Girl Stuff: Your Full-on Guide to the Teen Years
Up the Duff: The Real Guide to Pregnancy
Babies & Toddlers
Ada
Up the Duff app - Kaz Cooke
Escaping Control & Abuse: How to Get Out of a Bad Relationship & Recover from Assault
Women's Stuff
Kidwrangling: Looking after babies, toddlers & preschoolers
Wanda-Linda Goes Berserk
The Terrible Underpants
The Arts of Beauty & Hints to Gentlemen on the Art of Fascinating

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