The Girl Guide

The Girl Guide
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Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781847809483
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Eight times world-record breaking hula-hoop star Marawa Ibrahim was told that she was too chubby during her teenage years to succeed as a performer. Today she is one of the most solicited circus performers worldwide, having worked with fashion power-houses Diesel and Kenzo. Contained within these pages are 50 lessons, anecdotes and stories about the changes Marawa experienced in her own body during puberty, written in consultation with Doctor Janice K Hillman. The first book in a new series about growing up has been written for young girls becoming women, who need not feel alone on their journey to womanhood.

Highly Commended at the British Book Design and Production Awards 2017

The author

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 graphic artist and art director with an appetite for experimentation and a good sense of fun. Mainly working in publishing, her practice ranges from digital artworks to 3D photo-illustrations – her favourite projects involve creating playful and bold imagery that make you look twice. Based in South London, she graduated from Central Saint Martins in 2008 (1st in BA Graphic Design). She has since acquired numerous awards for her designs and illustrations, and her work has been included in London exhibitions and the Venice Biennale ’09.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781847809483
Size: 5.079 in x 7.795 in / 129 mm x 198 mm
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