Commissions

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Welcome to Your Period
Authors: 
Dr Melissa Kang and Yumi Stynes.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont.

Getting your period for the first time can be mortifying, weird and messy – and asking questions about it can be even worse. But it doesn’t have to be like that!

Packed with honest advice on managing Aunt Flo like a boss, WELCOME TO YOUR PERIOD inducts pre-teens into the secret society of menstruation: from demystifying what cramps feel like, to whether you can feel it coming out, to what you should do if your pad leaks on to your dress. With equal measures of warm, big-sisterish wisdom and medical myth-busting, there are tons of case studies, first-person accounts and questions, making it the must-have book for every pre-teen.

A frank, funny and age-appropriate illustrated guide to getting your period.

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Welcome to Consent
Authors: 
Dr Melissa Kang and Yumi Stynes.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont.

You’re ready for this book if you’re curious about how consent works, you don’t know how to actually TALK about consent, or you just find it confusing!

Packed with reassuring advice on how to say no, when to say yes, and everything in between, WELCOME TO CONSENT familiarises readers with the concept of consent: from how it works in everyday life and in relationships, to what the laws are surrounding it, to understanding how to respect people’s boundaries as well as setting your own. Featuring case studies, first-person accounts and myth-busting facts, this is a must-have for teens!

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Welcome to Boobs
Authors: 
Dr Melissa Kang and Yumi Stynes.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Egmont.

Whether we’re ready for them or not, nearly everyone, of every gender, gets some boob growth when they hit puberty. It can be a really scary and confusing time – but it doesn’t have to be like that!

Whether big, small or not there at all, WELCOME TO YOUR BOOBS is packed with honest advice about developing breasts, answering questions like: are my boobs ‘normal’? Do you have to wear a bra and how do you even buy one? And why do boobs hurt sometimes? With a mixture of informative case studies, first person accounts, and reassuring advice from myth-busting experts, this is a must-have book for every teen.

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The Feeling Good Club: Smash Your Worries, Bella!
Author:
 Kelly McKain 

Publisher: Little Tiger

Join Bella, Archie and Shazmin as they help each other to feel good and face their worries.

Bella couldn’t be feeling worse about it being Feeling Good Week at school. With her best friend Rosh having moved away she’s sad and lonely, and to top it all she has a Big Worry on her mind – the class talk. Then Bella’s partnered with Shazmin and Archie and is surprised to see the shoots of a new friendship growing. They even form The Feeling Good Club to share their problems and express their feelings. But when Shazmin and Archie try to help Bella with her Big Worry things go badly wrong. How can Bella show her new friends how she feels?

The first in a fresh new series of accessible stories told in journal format, highlighting the benefits of mindfulness activities and sharing your feelings.