Friday 27 February 2015

40 Classic Children's Books Even Adults Love

Recently Time alerted me to this list, but they couldn't be bothered including the whole list, just the first five.

The full list is at My god, I loathe sites that make you click through lists one by one. It's like a punishment.

Here is the list, as a list.

The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein

Ferdinand- Munro Leaf

The Saggy Baggy Elephant - Kathryn Jackson and Byron Jackson

Are You My Mother? - P.D. Eastman

Harold and the Purple Crayon - Crockett Johnson

The Poky Little Puppy - Janette Sebring Lowrey

Go, Dog. Go! - P.D. Eastman

Madeline - Ludwig Bemelmans

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs - Judi Barrett

Raggedy Ann & Andy - Johnny Gruelle

Little Bear - Elsa Holmelund Minarik

The Five Chinese Brothers - Claire Huchet Bishop and Kurt Wiese

The Snowy Day - Ezra Jack Keats

Where the Sidewalk Ends - Shel Silverstein

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Judith Viorst

Amelia Bedelia - Herman Parish

The Swiss Family Robinson - Johann David Wyss (see my review)

The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame (see my review)

Superfudge - Judy Blume

The Giver - Lois Lowry (see my review)

Encyclopaedia Brown - Donald J. Sobol

The Incredible Journey - Sheila Branford (see my review)

Goosebumps -R.L. Stine

Henry Huggins - Beverly Cleary

The Cricket in Times Square - George Selden

Pippi Longstocking - Astrid Lindgren (see my review)

The Indian in the Cupboard - Lynne Reid Banks

Ramona the Pest - Beverly Cleary

Bambi - Felix Salten

The Phantom Tollbooth - Norton Juster

Ballet Shoes - Noel Streatfeild (see my review)

Betsy-Tacy - Maud Hart Lovelace

Lassie Come-Home - Eric Knight

The Borrowers - Mary Norton

Mary Poppins - P.L. Travers

Greek Mythology -

Old Yeller - Fred Gipson (see my review)

Pollyanna- Eleanor H. Porter (see my review)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - Mildred D. Taylor (see my review)

Tiger Eyes - Judy Blume


There are always more books to read, and more books you've never heard of.

June 2016 24/40

March 2017 25/40

June 2018 26/40

1 comment:

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Thanks for condensing the online post into one tidy list.