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Gransnet recommended reads for kids

We've collated all our 'kids' book of the month' choices into one handy page for your convenience. Together they offer up a wealth of giggles, mystery and wonder, with plenty of education snuck in with ninja stealthiness. You and your GC could cook up some chaos with the Kids' Cookbook recipes; wander outside with A First Book of Nature, or simply leaf through the gorgeous Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales. 

Whatever your GC's interests may be, there's bound to be something here to captivate attention. Click the images to read the reviews. Happy browsing!

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2016

 Changers  Spooks and Scooters Grandpa's Great Escape  Jolly Foul Play 

January 

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April

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 Violet and the Smugglers The Monstrous Child  Marge in Charge  Cats and Curses 

May 

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June

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July

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August

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 The Return of the Prince  

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September 

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October

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November

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2015

 The Earth is Singing  The Ship Dennis the Menace  when dad showed me the universe 

January 

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February 

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March

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April

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Amy Wild   I'll Give You The Sun Mad about Monkeys  Katy  

May

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June

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July

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August

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The Bolds   Mr Cleghorn's seal The Snow Queen   

September

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October

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November

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2014

 knightley and son  Back to Blackbrick Dandelion Clocks  Pockety 

January 

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February 

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March 

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April

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A First Book of Nature  Operation Ouch!   The Letter for the King danger is everywhere 

May 

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 June

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July

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August

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 Dragons  Mumsnet Book of Animal Stories Daisy and the trouble with Christmas   

September

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October

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November

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 2013

Jumblebum  Fluff the Farting Fish  Gangsta Granny  Oh No George! 

January 

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March 

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April

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Primrose   The Toucan Brothers The Royal Nappy  The Kids Only Cookbook 

May 

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 June

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July 

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August 

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The Dinosaur That Pooped a Planet   bedtimestories worst witch  thelittlegirlwho 

September 

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October 

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November 

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 December

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2012

 My Mum and Dad Make me Laugh  Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants Six Little Chicks  The Singing Mermaid 

January 

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April

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The Worst Princess  The Queen's Knickers  Florentine and Pig   Matilda's cat

May 

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July 

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August 

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 Winnie's Dinosaur Day Charlie Stinky Socka  The Empty Stocking  Illustrated Grimm's Fairy Tales 

September 

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November 

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December 

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