The Most Beautifully Illustrated Children's Books

A Listmania! list by "esimonso"
 
The Weaving of a Dream (Picture Puffins)
1.  The Weaving of a Dream (Picture Puffins) by Marilee Heyer
The list author says:
  "exquisite"
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

East of the Sun and West of the Moon
2.  East of the Sun and West of the Moon by Michael Hague
The list author says:
  "Love all Michael Hague's work"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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The Lady and the Lion: A Brothers Grimm Tale
3.  The Lady and the Lion: A Brothers Grimm Tale by Jacqueline K. Ogburn
The list author says:
  "rich and beautiful"
Used & New from: $67.33
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

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Autumn Story Brambly Hedge
4.  Autumn Story Brambly Hedge by Jill Barklem
The list author says:
  "Love all the Brambly Hedge, this one is my particular favorite"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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The Twelve Dancing Princesses
5.  The Twelve Dancing Princesses by Ruth Sanderson
The list author says:
  "Great classic story, lovely illustrations"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21 customer reviews)

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Rumpelstiltskin
6.  Rumpelstiltskin by Paul O. Zelinsky
The list author says:
  "Won Caldecott Honor"
$13.03   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (64 customer reviews)

Persephone and the Pomegranate: A Myth from Greece
7.  Persephone and the Pomegranate: A Myth from Greece by Kris Waldherr
The list author says:
  "Little known but gorgeous!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Esther's Story
8.  Esther's Story by Diane Wolkstein
The list author says:
  "Great story, great illustrations"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Beauty and the Beast
9.  Beauty and the Beast by Mercer Mayer
The list author says:
  "a classic, always a favorite"
Used & New from: $4.06
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (167 customer reviews)

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Mary Engelbreit's The Snow Queen
10.  Mary Engelbreit's The Snow Queen by Hans Christian Andersen
The list author says:
  "Mary has a unique style I love for children's pictures"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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The Glorious Impossible [Illustrated with Frescoes from the Scrovegni Chapel by Giotto]
11.  The Glorious Impossible [Illustrated with Frescoes from the Scrovegni Chapel by Giotto] by Madeleine L'Engle
The list author says:
  "Illustrated with chapel frescoes - gorgeous!"
Used & New from: $3.88
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

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Little Red Riding Hood
12.  Little Red Riding Hood by Brothers Grimm
The list author says:
  "Not as popular as her Snow White but just as beautiful"
$13.32   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (44 customer reviews)

The Little Mermaid
13.  The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
The list author says:
  "My favorite rendition of this story - and there are many!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (70 customer reviews)

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The Crane Wife
14.  The Crane Wife by Gennady Spirin
The list author says:
  "Beautiful story, beautiful pictures!"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Nightingale (Works in Translation)
15.  The Nightingale (Works in Translation) by Stephen Mitchell
The list author says:
  "Love!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Heart of a Tiger
16.  Heart of a Tiger by Marsha Diane Arnold
The list author says:
  "This story has beautiful pictures and a great message for kids"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Pegasus
17.  Pegasus by Marianna Mayer
The list author says:
  "All Craft's work is exceptional"
$14.23   Used & New from: $2.85
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Fairy Wings
18.  Fairy Wings by Lauren A. Mills
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite in our collection, beautiful and unique"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Rapunzel (An Owlet Book)
19.  Rapunzel (An Owlet Book) by Alix Berenzy
The list author says:
  "Call me crazy, but I prefer this one to Zelinsky's"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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The Girl in the Golden Bower
20.  The Girl in the Golden Bower by Jane Yolen
The list author says:
  "Also little known but beautiful"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Goldilocks & the Three Bears
21.  Goldilocks & the Three Bears by Jan Brett
The list author says:
  "Love all of Jan Brett's work"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (32 customer reviews)

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The Ugly duckling
22.  The Ugly duckling by Troy Howell
The list author says:
  "Beautiful life like pictures"
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The Velveteen Rabbit
23.  The Velveteen Rabbit by Gennady Spirin
The list author says:
  "Love these pictures!"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (611 customer reviews)

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Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave
24.  Baba Yaga and Vasilisa the Brave by Marianna Mayer
The list author says:
  "My favorite Craft illustrations"
$13.86   Used & New from: $3.00
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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