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Kids' book of the month

Katy Inspired by the classic children’s novel, What Katy Did, Jacqueline Wilson’s contemporary setting brings a story that has captured the hearts of generations of readers up to date with a wonderfully engaging heroine and an equally heart-warming family.

Katy Carr is the eldest of 6 children and is in equal measure imaginative, funny, daring, bossy, frustrating, loving and outrageous. Her life changes dramatically one afternoon and coming to terms with her new situation is hard for all the family.

Fans new and old will be swept up in Katy’s story and will travel with her every step of the way on her emotional journey.

Dame Jacqueline Wilson is a former Children’s Laureate and a multi award-winning, best-selling author whose books have sold over 38 million copies in the UK alone and been translated into 34 different languages.

A major CBBC TV adaptation of her much loved book, Hetty Feather is on air at the moment. The critically acclaimed and hugely successful stage adaptation of Hetty Feather which toured the UK last year will return for a further West End run and UK tour starting in July.

Jacqueline Wilson is the new Chancellor at the University of Roehampton where she is also a visiting Professor of Children’s Literature. Jacqueline also holds Honorary Doctorates from the Universities of Bath, Dundee, Kingston and Winchester.

Katy is available from all good booksellers. We have 50 copies to give away - please note that only registered Gransnet usernames will be entered into the draw.