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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


    October 3, 2016

    Viking (AU Adult)

    176 pages

    RRP $24.99

    Online retailers

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

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook


    October 3, 2016

    Penguin eBooks (AU Adult)

    176 pages

    Online retailers

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

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

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

A letter from Kaz Cooke.

DO NOT USE Snappy Comebacks

Beat the bullies with these snappy comebacks.

Kaz on Research

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

Beating the Bullies

Change the feelings caused by bullying.

Also by Kaz Cooke

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


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