With lots of practical advice, this lively, accessible guide explains how we can stay healthy. Covering everything from diet, exercise and hormones to mental health, hygiene and sleep, this is an essential book for young people and includes links to websites to find out more.
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Number of pages: 224
Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm
While we teach our younger students about eating well, exercising and getting enough sleep, the emphasis on maintaining physical health seems to drop off after those early years and while there is a growing awareness on encouraging positive mental health, our bodies don't get much attention in literature for some time until puberty approaches.
This book is a part of a series from Usborne targeting those middle years readers from about 8 years, encouraging them to stay aware of and be committed to the issues they encountered at an earlier age. Using information in accessible chunks accompanied by lots of black and white images, the book tackles aspects of good health such as diet, sleep, exercise, and mental health providing more in-depth information that respects the reader's growing maturity, understanding and search for knowledge. As usual there are also the Quicklinks which offer more to explore.
Young people with questions that they might be reticent to ask for whatever reason will appreciate this book as well as those who are keen to maximise their well-being as they grow and develop. -- Barbara Braxton * Barbara Braxton *