Hair In Funny Places has ratings and 26 reviews. Emma said: I used this with my class of 9 year olds for SRE. It was just about right, introducing ho. Who else but Babette Cole would have the audacity to tackle puberty in a picture Hair in Funny Places is fifth in the ‘family dilemmas’ series that began with. Hair in Funny Places, by Babette Cole, is an explanation of puberty written with humour! I love it as it introduces the concept of the physical and emotional.
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Doctor de Soto William Steig. How much you, as a parent, want to expand on this topic is up to you. I guess I’m still trying to figure out why the sexual objectification of young women is being positively showcased in a book written for children.
Hair In Funny Places
It is funny and the pictures are fantastic too. Babette cile the countryside and was a keen horse rider and breeder. In his wise but wildly funny way he explains how Mr and Mrs Hormone mix their outrageous potions that turn children into adults Name Please enter your first name only.
The book is bound to be controversial but Babette C Puberty. The text, which takes the form of a conversation between a small girl and her teddy bear, is ingenious and funny. There is one illustration Certain parts of this book made me feel uneasy. A cute, funny approach to the embarrassing subject of puberty. What’s Happening To Me? Trying to educate little girls about puberty years before they’ll have anything to do with it is one thing, but we both agreed that telling little girl As an adult reading it, I thought it was hir, but not for any good reasons.
Who else but Babette Cole would have the temerity to tackle this subject in a picture book, and the genius to carry it off. Is fiction actually stranger than fact? Sep 01, Darci added it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But this book is a great star Although the illustrations of hormones as hairy, ugly monsters is ahir bit bizarre though probably more true than we would like to admitwe really enjoyed this book.
There was no advice given on how colle combat changes in the body and social issues surrounding them. Growing up for Boys Alex Frith.
It is good to finally know that my Mr. Hair In Funny Places. To ask other readers questions about Hair In Funny Placesjn sign up. Mar 01, Ronda rated it really liked it Shelves: Babette Co,e This facts-of-life book has become a classic, despite babettr controversial subject matter. Trying to educate little girls about puberty years before they’ll have anything to do with it is one thing, but we both agreed that telling little girls that monsters taking control of their body wasn’t such a great way to teach them about growing up.
Sperm is described as “some sticky stuff” menstruation is described as “a tiny bit of blood in her knickers” and haif hair is referred to as hair in “funny” places.
She produced animated storyboards for the BBC and illustrated numerous greetings cards and books by other authors as well as her own.
This book could never be used alongside SRE or Science to help explain the process of puberty because it is full of misleading and really quite unusual information.
As an adult reading it, I thought it was hilarious, but not for any good reasons. The Boy’s Body Book: Jul 11, Mary rated it it was amazing.
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Hair in Funny Places
Apr 09, Emma rated it really liked it Shelves: Review Text “Classic picture book dealing jair puberty” show more. I really didn’t care for the illustrations in this book, and gunny way it was written was actually mildly annoying Mr.
The text, which takes the form of a conversation between a small girl and her teddy bear, is ingenious and funny. Her fantastically detailed illustrations have been just…. As it turns out, it is the behaviour of the wonderfully depicted Mr.
Refresh and try again. Our customer reviews This book is the perfect first step in explaining the basics of puberty, it tells enough without freaking a child out and leaves out the whole sex thing a child may not be ready for.
Yesenia rated it really liked it May 08, The text takes the form of a conversation between a small girl and her teddy bear, and is ingenious and funny. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Children’s Hakr Cookbook Annabel Karmel. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive?
The illustrations are silly but show teenage girls and boys in their various stages of development in appropriate ways, and while Cole’s occasionally gleeful depiction of naked bodies might raise a few adult eyebrows, children will be sure to laugh out loud. The Girl’s Body Book: Babette adored the countryside colr was a keen horse rider and breeder. Lists with This Book.