Top agony uncle Matt Whyman provides frank information on subjects of vital interest to teenage boys: puberty and private parts, sex and smoking, girls, mates and home life. He answers all the questions they're dying to ask, but daren't - and tells it straight with no judgement or spin.
Matthew Whyman writes for numerous teenage magazines, from Sugar to Bliss and Just Seventeen, and is best known as the Agony Uncle for 19 Magazine. In this capacity he appears regularly on radio and television, and has advised the Chief Medical Officer on the Health of the Young Nation paper. He was also the author of a nationwide body awareness campaign for Radio One FM and the Health Education Authority.He lives in East London with his wife and three children.
'A non-squeamish compendium of useful stuff.'
... straightforward, no hold-barred, non-preachy advice on everything from how to treat girls to how to say no to drugs, and the book's written and presented in a cool, no-nonsense style that the Dawson's Creek generation identify with.
Arms teenage boys with the correct information in order for them to feel confident in the choices they make
While there are many books like this for teenage girls ... self-help books for boys are rarer, so this is a welcome edition.
very useful handbook[s] for boys, but also good for parents and girls too.
Daily Record, Glasgow
'a friendly and down-to-earth compendium of basic common sense. It doesn't preach, it isn't squeamish, and it covers a wide range of issues.'
Jill Murphy, The Bookbag
Frank, balanced information on subjects of vital interest to boys.
Mail On Sunday