Tuesday, 6 November 2012

52 Favourite Children's Books


Thanks to all the recent contributors on 

Facebook and Yahoo Answers.

I have now compiled a list of 

your favourite children's books:
  1. Anna Sewell, Black Beauty
  2. Anthony Horowitz: Groosham Grange; Return to Groosham Grange
  3. Arabian Nights
  4. Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret
  5. Clive King, Stig of the Dump
  6. C. S. Lewis: The Chronicles of Narnia
  7. Cressida Cowell, How to train you dragon books.
  8. E. B. White, Charlotte's Web
  9. E. L. Konigsburg  From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
  10. Eleanor H. Porter, Pollyanna
  11. Enid Blyton, Famous Five or Secret Seven Books
  12. Eoin Colfer, Artemis Fowl
  13. Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden
  14. Francesca Simon, Helping Hercules and Horrid Henry Books Series 
  15. Hans Christian Anderson, Fairy Tales
  16. Harry Potter books
  17. Isaac Asimov’s SF Books
  18. Jacqueline Wilson Books
  19. Jeff Kinney, Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  20. Jeremy Strong, Books include There's A Viking In My Bed
  21. Joan Aiken, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase
  22. JRR Tolkien, The Hobbit
  23. JRR Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings
  24. Kate DiCamillo The Magician's Elephant
  25. Kevin Crossley-Holland's Beowulf
  26. Lewis Carroll, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  27. L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
  28. L.M. Montgomery, Anne of Green Gables
  29. Lois Lowry, The Giver
  30. Louisa May Alcott, Little Women
  31. Madeleine L'Engle, A Wrinkle in Time (Time Quintet Series #1) by
  32. Marjorie Blackman, series starting with Noughts and Crosses
  33. Mary Norton, The Borrowers 
  34. Michael Ende,  Momo; The Neverending Story
  35. Michael Morpurgo, books
  36. Nick Sharatt, Illustrator and Picture Books
  37. Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth
  38. Philip Ardagh, The Eddie Dickens Trilogy; The Unlikely Exploits Trilogy
  39. Philip Pullman, The Firework Maker's Daughter
  40. Philip Reeve, Mortal Engines series
  41. Philippa Pearce, Tom's Midnight Garden; Minnow on the Say; Rikki Tikki Tavi
  42. Roald Dahl. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl; James and the Giant Peach; Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes; The giraffe and the pelly and & Me; Matilda
  43. Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
  44. Scott O’Dell, Island of the Blue Dolphins
  45. SF Said, the Varjak Paw series;
  46. Sheila Burnford, The Incredible Journey
  47. Shel Silverstein, Every Thing On It
  48. Spike Milligan's children's stories and poems.
  49. Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games [young adult]
  50. Terry Pratchett, Books
  51. Tove Jansson, The Moomins  
  52. You are invited to add any further choices in the comments sections below.

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