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 realsimple.com. 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



23/40


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


June 2016 24/40


March 2017 25/40

1 comment:

Deb Nance at Readerbuzz said...

Thanks for condensing the online post into one tidy list.