Some Favorite Children's Books

A Listmania! list by Amazon Customer "Blade & Cauldron" (East Coast, USA)
The list author says: "These are some of the books I loved enough in my own childhood to share with my girls during theirs."
Little House Nine-Book Box Set
1.  Little House Nine-Book Box Set by Laura Ingalls Wilder
The list author says:
  "I can't tell you how many times I red these books as a girl.  But, I can tell you that My enjoyment carried foward into my adulthood. I still read these every year or so."
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A Little Princess (Sterling Unabridged Classics)
2.  A Little Princess (Sterling Unabridged Classics) by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The list author says:
  "Not only does this book give a wonderful window into anoter time, but it manages to take the reader through tragedy to happiness without falling into the trap of a perfect storybook ending"
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The Secret Garden
3.  The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
The list author says:
  "I think this is the first example I cn give of a book I loved, in great part, because of the transformation of he lead character"
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Roald Dahl/Charlie Boxed Set (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator)
4.  Roald Dahl/Charlie Boxed Set (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator) by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "I loved both the silliness of the Willy Wonka series and the adventures they shared."
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Jenny, Sam and the Invisible Hildegarde
5.  Jenny, Sam and the Invisible Hildegarde by Mary Kennedy
The list author says:
  "I loved Jenny.  She was realistically written in that she was a "good kid" who wasn't perfect - she got angry and made mistakes but truly cared about her family."
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ginnie's baby-sitting business [ ginnie and her juniors]
6.  ginnie's baby-sitting business [ ginnie and her juniors] by Catherine Woolley
The list author says:
  "Not a depp book by any means, but serves as both a look back on a somewhat earlier time (the 50's I believe) and a remindet that babysitting isn't always an easy job."
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How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss)
7.  How the Grinch Stole Christmas! (Classic Seuss) by Dr. Seuss
The list author says:
  "I used to be able to recite this from memory.  A sweet reminder that the holidays are first and oremost about love."
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E. B. White Box Set
8.  E. B. White Box Set by E. B. White
The list author says:
  "Charlotte's Web was the first book that ever made me ry.

The Trumpet of the Swan was sweet and touching.

Stuart Little has ecoe a classic."
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The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe Deluxe Facsimile Edition (The Chronicles of Narnia)
9.  The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe Deluxe Facsimile Edition (The Chronicles of Narnia) by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "Probably my earliest foray into the world of fantasy literature."
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The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time)
10.  The Wrinkle in Time Quintet Boxed Set (A Wrinkle in Time, A Wind in the Door, A Swiftly Tilting Planet, Many Waters, An Acceptable Time) by Madeleine L'Engle
The list author says:
  "My first foray into svience fiction"
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Bread and Jam for Frances (I Can Read Book 2)
11.  Bread and Jam for Frances (I Can Read Book 2) by Russell Hoban
The list author says:
  "A book I was much more fond of as a mom of a picky eater than I remember being as a child myself"
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real
12.  The Velveteen Rabbit: Or How Toys Become Real by Gennady Spirin
The list author says:
  "The second book that ever made me cry."
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Last updated: 1/22/11
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