Author(s): Marawa Ibrahim; Sinem Erikas (Illustrator)
'Marawa Ibrahim is a world record-breaking hula hooper and circus performer. Who better to explain the changes a girl's body goes though as she grows up?' * The Observer Magazine *
'The first in a series about growing up, this title is packed with hilarious stories and vital info about sweat, periods and body hair.' * The Guardian Best Books Guide 2017 *
`An illustrated young person's bible filled with animated advice from record-breaking hula hoop star Marawa Ibrahim. Through the playful designs and photo illustrations of Sinem Erkas, Marawa offers advice on coping with puberty, and how to nurture a positive body image.' --Time Out * Time out London *
'Integrity is the theme of Ibrahim's new book, a manual for centennial girls who are growing up in the hothouse of Instagram likes and sanitised, hairless perfection.' -- The Evening Standard * The Evening Standard *
Seven-times world record holder Marawa Ibrahim was once told she didn't have what it takes to be a performer. Today, she holds world records for the most hoops spun by an individual and the fastest 100 metres in high-heeled skates. Marawa works with hundreds of young women around the world through her award-winning hula-hoop troupe, The Majorettes.
Sinem Erkas is a multi-disciplinary graphic artist and art director. Her practice ranges from digital artworks to photo-illustrations and set design. Inspired by Pop Art, Minimalism and optical illusions, Sinem likes to create playful and bold artworks that make you look twice.