First things first, like most musicians, I enjoy buying new gear!
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If you are a new child student, here are the books I use and recommend you get.
FJH Young Beginner Guitar Method, Lesson Book 1 Book/CD
This is the book all my child students start off with and are required to have for our lessons.
The FJH Young Beginner Guitar Method, Lesson Book 2 with 2 CDs
This book is for students who have completed book 1
The FJH Young Beginner Guitar Method – Lesson Book 3
This for those who have completed books 1 and 2
Another great set of books for kids and even beginning adult students is:
Everybody’s Popular Music for Guitar *2 Book Set* (Includes Book 1, and Book 2)