A Girl’s Guide to Life

A Girl’s Guide to Life is a timeless book of warm and sensible advice for young girls, originally written by a mother for her own eight-year-old daughter. From compassion and empathy through self-expression and creativity, from thoughtfulness and helpfulness and good deeds through gratitude and heartfelt apology, from the incomparable joys of friendship to the importance of learning how and when to say no, this little book offers wise counsel that will be of use for many years to come.

“A delightful guide filled with wisdom and warmth…about saying yes and saying no and everything in between, giving respect and expecting it too…” -Dandi Daley Mackall, award-winning author of over 450 books for children

“Sensible, subtle, loving advice tells girls how to be brave and happy and to do right — and that life is complicated. I’m rushing A Girl’s Guide to my youngest granddaughter.” -Lore Segal, Shakespeare’s Kitchen, Other People’s Houses, Tell Me A Mitzi

“Herman’s book may help to ease readers into their teenage years at a time when they want to be both independent and nurtured… A sweet book of advice for young girls.” –Kirkus Reviews