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100 Must-Read Children's Books of 2022

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1. Loki: A Bad God's Guide to Being Good

Wry, witty and very funny diary-style story packed with doodles and comic strips about the frustration trickster god Loki feels at having to live trapped in the body of a weedy eleven-year-old boy.

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2. Grandpa Frank's Great Big Bucket List

From the bestselling queen of heart and humour, JENNY PEARSON, comes a great big soaring adventure about family and finding happiness. 

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3. Julia and the Shark

A captivating, powerful and luminous story from a bestselling, award-winning author about a mother, a daughter and the great Greenland shark. Wrapped up in mesmerising illustrations and presented as a deluxe hardback, this is a perfect gift for the holiday season, for 9+ fans of Philip Pullman, Sally Gardner and Frances Hardinge.

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4. Oh No, George!

It's hard work being good all the time - and it's especially hard for a dog like George! Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Oh No, George! is a laugh-out-loud, visual romp from the acclaimed author-illustrator of A Bit Lost , Shh! We Have a Plan, Goodnight Everyone, Don't Worry Little Crab and Maybe.

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5. Barb the Brave

Disney's Brave meets Dav Pilkey's Dog Man in this side-splitting graphic novel about a young girl who has to rescue her fellow warriors from the evil villain Witch Head before he destroys the world! Perfect for readers aged 6+ and fans of Bunny Vs Monkey.

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6. Ghostcloud

Kidnapped and forced to shovel coal underneath a half-bombed, blackened power station, 12-year-old Luke's life is miserable. Then, he discovers he can see things others can't. Ghostly things. Specifically, a ghost-girl named Alma. Alma, who can ride clouds through the night sky and bend their shape to her will, befriends Luke. And with Alma's help, Luke discovers he is in fact a rare being - half-human and half-something else ...

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7. Escape Room

The latest mind-blowing novel from award-winning author Christopher Edge, Escape Room is a thrilling adventure that challenges readers to think about what they've done to save the world today.

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8. When The War Came Home

A stirring historical mystery set in the aftermath of the First World War, from the author of The Valley of Lost Secrets.

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9. Rabbit and Bear: A Bad King is a Sad Thing: Book 5

Gorgeously illustrated and with a classic feel, this is a brilliantly funny story of a rabbit and a bear ... and how to defeat an icebear who wants to be king. Ideal for readers moving on from picture books.

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10. The Boy Who Got Accidentally Famous

From million-copy bestselling author David Baddiel comes a laugh-out-loud story for readers of 8 and up that takes you on a roller-coaster ride of fame and friendship...

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Picture Books (for all ages)

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picture BOOKS FOR AGES 3+

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