13 x 20,5 cm
Edition: 1
48 pages

Mia Grows Up

Mònica Peitx Illustrations of Cristina Losantos

Mia is 9 years old and tells us the extraordinary adventure of getting older. Discover what changes of her body undergoes during puberty: Breasts? Tops? Bras? Sleeping more? Hair? Shaving? The period? Sanitary towels? Her pediatrician will answer all your questions… Growing it’s a huge adventure and, the more you know, the better!

This book, written by a pediatrician-endocrinal, talks about the changes of puberty and also emphasizes healthy habits on the normal process of teenagers.

› Rights sold: German, Portuguese, Polish
› Serra d’Or Award 2017 – Spain

› Selected illustrator for «Sharing a Future» exhibition at Bologna’s Book Fair 2017


Mònica Peitx

Is a pediatricia alized in Endocrinology and Nutrition and works in Barcelona. In 2008 she wrote her first book for children with overweight and obesity: El cuento de Max. After that, she wrote El cuento de Aina about diabetes, and El cuento de Quim about the size of young boys.

With Mia grows up she stops dealing with disorders to write about a fascinating physiological process: puberty.


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