My favourite children's books for under 7s

A Listmania! list by Wendy Sparkes (Suffolk, UK)
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Guess How Much I Love You
1.  Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
The list author says:
  "Lovely story. Good to help explain how much more God loves us than we ever could Him.
Ages 1+"
$4.54   Used & New from: $0.01
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Spot's First Walk (color)
2.  Spot's First Walk (color) by Eric Hill
The list author says:
  "A simple, but very appealing, lift-the-flap story.
Ages 1+"
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Dear Zoo
3.  Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
The list author says:
  "Another simple, yet very appealing, lift-the-flap story.
Ages 1+"
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Owl Babies
4.  Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
The list author says:
  "Lovely story.
Ages 1+"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (150 customer reviews)

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Rosie's Walk
5.  Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins
The list author says:
  "A simple, but lovely story of Rosie & her walk. The pictures tell you far more as the fox sets out to catch her - & keeps getting into trouble himself.
1+"
$7.19   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (53 customer reviews)

Who Loves You, Little Beetle? A Pop-Up Book (Play Books)
6.  Who Loves You, Little Beetle? A Pop-Up Book (Play Books) by Carla Dijs
The list author says:
  "Discovering how God made each of us different & special.
Ages 2+"
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Each Peach Pear Plum (Picture Puffins)
7.  Each Peach Pear Plum (Picture Puffins) by Janet Ahlberg
The list author says:
  "Rhyming fun with familiar nursery rhyme & traditional stories: Little Bo Peep, Robin Hood, Cinderella....
Ages 2+"
$5.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

A Blessing from Above (Little Golden Book)
8.  A Blessing from Above (Little Golden Book) by Patti Henderson
The list author says:
  "A beautiful story about adoption.
For Christians, this story also shows answers to prayers, thanks to God for His blessing, & a simple way to teach how we are adopted into God's family.
Ages 2+"
$3.59   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

Please Don't Chat to the Bus Driver
9.  Please Don't Chat to the Bus Driver by Shen Roddie
The list author says:
  "Hilarious fun, as the consequences of chatting to the bus driver unfold. (Can be bought cheaper on amazon, just didn't give me that option on listmania for some reason!)
Ages 2+"
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar: board book & CD
10.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar: board book & CD by Eric Carle
The list author says:
  "My favourite of Eric Carle's books - very simple but effective way of showing the life cycle of a caterpillar.
Ages 2+"
$12.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,178 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Whatever Next!
11.  Whatever Next! by Jill Murphy
The list author says:
  "Baby bear takes a trip to the moon!
Ages 2+"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Peace at Last Big Book
12.  Peace at Last Big Book by Jill Murphy
The list author says:
  "A lovely story. Daddy Bear can't sleep - everywhere he goes there is something making a noise & keeping him awake!
Ages 2+"
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Kipper
13.  Kipper by Mick Inkpen
The list author says:
  "Enjoy 1st in the great series about this lovable dog, Kipper.
Ages 3+"
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Fergus Goes Quackers!
14.  Fergus Goes Quackers! by Tony Maddox
The list author says:
  "Join Fergus the lovable farmyard dog for another day on the farm.
Age 3+"
Used & New from: $0.02

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Toffee in Trouble
15.  Toffee in Trouble by Sally Chambers
The list author says:
  "Children will enjoy the adventures of Toffee, a domestic cat - in this one she causes quite a mess around the house in true cat fashion!
Age 3+"
Used & New from: $0.64

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Mucky Pup (Mucky Pup Adventures)
16.  Mucky Pup (Mucky Pup Adventures) by Ken Brown
The list author says:
  "More adventures with another farm dog that children will enjoy.
Ages 3+"
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Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. Lynley Dodd (Hairy Maclary and Friends)
17.  Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy. Lynley Dodd (Hairy Maclary and Friends) by Lynley Dodd
The list author says:
  "Rhyming fun as you meet Hairy Maclary & his friends. A great series.
Also check out Lynley Dodd's Slinky Malinki (a cat) books too.
Ages 3+"
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Little Martha (Blackberry Farm)
18.  Little Martha (Blackberry Farm) by Jane Pilgrim
The list author says:
  "More lovely farm tales - this time from Blackberry farm.
Ages 3+"
Used & New from: $0.96

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Mr. Bump (Mr. Men and Little Miss)
19.  Mr. Bump (Mr. Men and Little Miss) by Roger Hargreaves
The list author says:
  "Another set of children's books that have stood the test of time, & still greatly loved. This was a favourite of mine...I could relate to Mr Bump quite well!
Age 3+"
$3.59   Used & New from: $0.01
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A Sunny Day: Stop and Smell the Roses Series
20.  A Sunny Day: Stop and Smell the Roses Series by Wendy Sparkes
The list author says:
  "Have you ever enjoyed the beauty of a sunrise?
Join Jude & Annie as they enjoy the sunrise and find out more about God.
Ages 4+"
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The Story of Baby Moses (Alice in Bibleland Storybooks)
21.  The Story of Baby Moses (Alice in Bibleland Storybooks) by Alice J. Davidson
The list author says:
  "Alice enters Bibleland and watches the story unfold. Draws children in, and makes the story come alive.
Ages 4+"
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After the Storm (Percy the Park Keeper)
22.  After the Storm (Percy the Park Keeper) by Nick Butterworth
The list author says:
  "Another great series to add to your collection, becoming great friends with Percy & all his animal friends who live in the park where he works.
Age 4+"
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The Adventures of Maximus Mouse
23.  The Adventures of Maximus Mouse by Brian Ogden
The list author says:
  "Enjoy Maximus Mouse as he has his adventures in "Maximus and the Lettuce Thieves", "Maximus goes on Holiday", "Maximus has a Bad Day", "Maximus and the Television".
Stories about Christian living.
Ages 4+"
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Who Made the Morning?
24.  Who Made the Morning? by Jan Godfrey
The list author says:
  "Little Brown Bird wants to know Who made the morning & sets off to find the answer. Then, finding it was God, he sets off to find Him so he can thank Him.
A delightful story."
$8.99   Used & New from: $4.00
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Monkey In A Lion's Skin (A Jungle Doctor Picture Fable)
25.  Monkey In A Lion's Skin (A Jungle Doctor Picture Fable) by Paul White
The list author says:
  "Introducing children to the gospel through lives of jungle animals.
Ages 4+"
Used & New from: $33.29

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The Gruffalo
26.  The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
The list author says:
  "Another rhyming story - fantastic. Also look out for "The Gruffalo's Child".
Ages 4+"
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews)

Fix-it Duck (Duck in the Truck)
27.  Fix-it Duck (Duck in the Truck) by Jez Alborough
The list author says:
  "If Duck's around you can count on things going wrong! He tries so hard to be helpful & friendly...it just keeps backfiring. More rhyming fun.
Ages 4+"
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Tnetnoc A Special Star
28.  Tnetnoc A Special Star by Gary L Fox Jr
The list author says:
  "Pronounced T-Net-Nock. Christmas story is revisited, & children will learn biblical principles like everyone has a special purpose for God.
Ages 4+"
$9.95
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The Chronicles of Narnia Prince Caspian I Can Read, This is Narnia
29.  The Chronicles of Narnia Prince Caspian I Can Read, This is Narnia by Jennifer Frantz
The list author says:
  "This book is very much based on the movie rather than the actual story. The pictures on each page are photos from the film. Ideal for younger children who want to enjoy the story over & over!
This is part 1 of the story. Part 2 continues in "Lucy's journey".
Ages 4+"
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Paddington
30.  Paddington by Michael Bond
The list author says:
  "The bear from darkest Peru arrives at Paddington station, & goes to live with the Brown Family.
Paddington - a lovable, marmalade sandwich eater, whose muddles & troubles will endear you to him.
Ages 4+"
$11.55   Used & New from: $5.64
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The Tale of Peter Rabbit
31.  The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
The list author says:
  "Lovely series of books by Beatrix Potter, set in her beloved Lake Distict, England. Peter Rabbit is probably the most well known & most popular.
Also check out the DVD collection...beautifully told & animated (see my review). Recommend both books & DVDs for your collection.
Age 3+"
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
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The Story of the Wandering Hedgehog (Little Grey Rabbit Classic Series)
32.  The Story of the Wandering Hedgehog (Little Grey Rabbit Classic Series) by Alison Uttley
The list author says:
  "More British countryside tales, this time with Little Grey Rabbit, Squirrel, Hare & their many friends.
Age 4+"
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Thomas the Tank Engine Goes Fishing (Railway)
33.  Thomas the Tank Engine Goes Fishing (Railway) by Rev. W. Awdry
The list author says:
  "My favourite story from the British Railway tales of Thomas the tank engine and his friends! (As a child, as well as an adult! Yes, girls like the Thomas stories too!) If you can, get hold of the audio books read by Johnny Morris...he is a great narrator adding engine sound effects superbly.
Age 4+"
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The Adventures of Milly-Molly-Mandy
34.  The Adventures of Milly-Molly-Mandy by Joyce Lankester Brisley
The list author says:
  "Lovely stories of Milly Molly Mandy & her family & friends.
Age 4+"
Used & New from: $0.02
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Zack Black and the Jam Attack
35.  Zack Black and the Jam Attack by Leena Lane
The list author says:
  "Zack Black learns to love his neighbour - (parable of Good Samaritan) Ages 4+"
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Jealous Harvest Mouse and Other Tales
36.  Jealous Harvest Mouse and Other Tales by Margaret Ingram
The list author says:
  "Several different stories about Christian living. A nice gift for birthday/Christmas...or as a Sunday School prize.
Ages 5+"
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The Reluctant Mole and Other Beastly Tales
37.  The Reluctant Mole and Other Beastly Tales by Philip Welsh
The list author says:
  "Very simple, but engaging, short stories, teaching about character. Written originally for school assemblies, ideal also for sunday school classes - or equivilent - too! Enjoyable not only for children, but also for adults too.
Ages 5+"
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Sarah And Paul Go on Holiday Again (Sarah & Paul)
38.  Sarah And Paul Go on Holiday Again (Sarah & Paul) by Derek Prime
The list author says:
  "Sarah and Paul discover about becoming a Christian.
Ages 6+"
$6.99   Used & New from: $4.53

The Caravan Family (The Family series)
39.  The Caravan Family (The Family series) by Enid Blyton
The list author says:
  "Meet Mike, Belinda & Ann in the 1st of the family series. They become the caravan family in this book...enjoy their camping adventures!
Ages 6+"
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Sugar Creek Gang Books 1-6 Set (The Swamp Robber/The Killer Bear/The Winter Rescue/The Lost Campers/The Chicago Adventure/The Secret Hideout)
40.  Sugar Creek Gang Books 1-6 Set (The Swamp Robber/The Killer Bear/The Winter Rescue/The Lost Campers/The Chicago Adventure/The Secret Hideout) by Paul Hutchens
The list author says:
  "Great series for boys particularly...adventure filled, but also teaching lessons of courage, faith in God & friendship. Ages 6+"
$17.35   Used & New from: $13.15
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (54 customer reviews)

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