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WIN! The Beatles. A new kid’s book


WIN!! A wonderful addition to your children’s bookcase with Tidy Books book review and competition. We have the story of The Beatles, written for children by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom up for grabs this week.

With the revival of Britpop this summer, ‘The Beatles’ is a very timely tale of the original ‘Britpop’ band.  This story of the Beatles, written for kids in cartoon style, brings the 1960’s to life in this lively history of the Fab Four.  It also helpfully explains what vinyl is to children who’ve grown up with downloads!


Kids can relate to the story of four boys, all musicians who became friends and formed a band. Starting with school days, the book traces the steps of The Beatles as they discover music, get into trouble and come together as a band, the early days in Hamburg and as they become the world’s greatest band and evolve from ‘Love Me Do’ to ‘Sgt Pepper’


The cartoons bring The Beatles’ story to life, giving the young Beatles believably cheeky dialogue, and detail that will fascinate kids aged 8-12, as well as their parents and grandparents!  Running alongside the band’s story, are the momentous events of the 1960s such as the anti-war movement and the growth of youth culture, giving kids an insight into what life was like for their grandparents.


If your kids haven’t discovered The Beatles music yet,  this is warm and intelligent slice of history is a great place to start! And it gives you the chance to dust off that vinyl!

The Beatles by Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom  is published by Frances Lincoln who kindly provided the review copies.


It’s easy to enter! To win a copy, just leave a comment telling us your favourite Beatles song, and like the Tidy Books Facebook page on our app below.  If you’d like to have a greater chance of winning, earn extra entries by using the app by joining our Newsletter, following us on Pinterest, Tweeting about the giveaway and other extra entry options. Good Luck!  


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26 thoughts on “WIN! The Beatles. A new kid’s book

  1. Avatar Sarah Creswell says:

    Across the universe

  2. Avatar Harley says:

    Love me do

  3. Avatar melanie stirling says:

    Love me do

  4. Avatar Susan Alison says:

    Elenor Rigby

  5. Avatar Glenn Marvell-James says:

    The Word

  6. Avatar kim neville says:

    All you need is Love

  7. Avatar Joanna Vernon says:

    My fav is yellow submarine

  8. Avatar Chas Gilbert says:

    Strawberry Fields Forever

  9. Avatar Ursula Hunt says:

    My favourite is Hey Jude

  10. Avatar Paul Smith says:


  11. Avatar sharon smith says:

    All You Need Is Love”

  12. Avatar Elizabeth Keller says:

    Is it UK only? We’re huge Beatles fans here in Texas!

  13. Avatar Lorraine Ewing says:

    Help !!!

  14. Avatar Katrina Stephen says:

    Hard days night

  15. Avatar Anne-Marie Carlin says:

    My most favourite is Strawberry Fields…however at the moment my 3 year old is obsessed with Octopus Garden!

  16. Avatar sofia r says:

    let it be

  17. Avatar sharon williams says:

    Yellow submarine

  18. Avatar debbi ruskin says:

    Hey Jude

  19. Avatar mel says:

    strawberry fields forever

  20. Avatar mel says:

    strawberry fields forever

  21. Avatar Kirsty Fox says:

    Hey Jude, it’s a beautiful song

  22. Avatar Lyn Bosomworth says:

    Eleanor Rigby

  23. Avatar Kyomi Johnson says:

    Hey Jude

  24. Avatar Anthony Harrington says:

    In My Life

  25. Avatar Keri Jones says:

    All you need is love <3

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