With practical hints and tips, jokes and quizzes covering all of the most common anxieties from finding your way around and making new friends to staying on top of homework, this fully-revised edition of Going up! is the essential guide to navigating secondary school.
Jenny Alexander is a well-established author of over one hundred fiction and non-fiction children's titles, including Finding Fizz and the Peony Pinker series. Jenny always wanted to be an author and learnt the craft of writing in the couple of years that she worked for educational publishers. She has written prolifically on the theme of bullying and her books have been translated into many languages: German, Danish, Welsh, Portuguese, Greek, Indonesian, Chinese, Korean and Turkish.
Alexander presents a series of scenarios and offers gently
straightforward solutions. * The Guardian *
A reassuring read to allay any niggling worries. * Primary Times *
Although primarily aimed at children themselves, there is plenty of useful advice that primary teachers can use. * Leadership Focus *
A brilliant book... packed with jokes... will give you more confidence and add a smile to your face. * Jewish Chronicle *
An indispensable guide... the concise and entertaining publication tackles common problems and worries in a positive and reassuring manner. * Headteacher Update *
The author knows what makes Year 6 laugh - the jokes are really good. -- Ben Amberley-Smith, Age 11 * in The Teacher *
I liked the way it was set out with quizzes and examples of situations. -- Kayley Kahan, Age 11 * in The Jewish Telegraph *