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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Hair In Funny Places

To ask other readers questions about Hair In Funny Placesplease sign up. Book for Girls Simon Sullivan. Blame My Brain Nicola Morgan. An outgoing way to talk about puberty to your children.

When Babette Cole died at the beginning of this year colr, many authors and fans went into mourning plsces she was a unique and joyful voice in children’s books. Sep 01, Darci added it. There is one illustration of a bikini clad young woman with a “grown up body” walking babeyte the beach smiling while getting ogled by two young men which I found very disturbing.

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.


Puberty Girl Shushann Movsessian. Mar 27, Girl Underground rated it did not like it. Puberty being a particularly unsettling time, Babette Cole has made this the subject of the fifth title in her bestselling series of ‘family dilemmas’.

Hair In Funny Places by Babette Cole

Oct 15, Miri rated it it was ok Shelves: She spent much of her life in Lincolnshire, before moving to Kent and then westward through Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.

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This facts-of-life book has become a classic, despite its controversial subject matter. Hair In Funny Places. Going Bovine Libba Bray. Babette Cole was born in Jersey in the Channel Islands. This field is required. Jul 11, Mary rated it it was amazing.

Aug 21, Peacegal rated it it was ok. While the process of puberty for a women is shown very negatively, the process of puberty for a boy is very different, with images of a smiling boy embracing the changes happening in his body.

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The whole story puts a very negative spin on puberty. Apr 13, Rickie rated it it was amazing.

The text takes the form of a conversation between a small girl and her teddy bear, and is ingenious and funny. Babette Cole This facts-of-life book has become a classic, despite its controversial subject matter.

Princess Smartypants Babette Cole. Feb 15, Jo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Funnt Night, Spot Eric Hill.

As an adult reading it, I thought it was hilarious, but not for any good reasons. There is one illustration Certain parts of this book made me feel uneasy.


She graduated from Canterbury College of Art in and was the illustrator and author of funnny than witty, imaginative, irreverent and thought-provoking picture books for children including the bestselling, stereotype-defying Princess Smartypants. Return to Book Page. Cole firmly believed in children’s right to knowledge about their hqir bodies and the accompanying pictures are never vulgar.

Hair in Funny Places

Nov 25, Carmen rated it liked it Shelves: It is good to finally know that my Mr. Jun 22, Petra X rated it it was amazing Shelves: Amity Stevenson rated it really liked it Jun 24, You so do not want to know where I have hair!

Certain parts of this book made me feel uneasy. When parents hear their children laughing, the children can say they’re reading and learning at the same time.

She produced animated storyboards for the BBC and illustrated numerous greetings cards and books by other authors as well as her own. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.