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What children books would you read over and over again?

  1. Susana101 profile image69
    Susana101posted 7 years ago

    There are plenty of good children's books that keep me interested and wouldn't mind reading it again. Personally, I love The Tale of Despereaux, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, and Persepolis.

  2. CMHypno profile image94
    CMHypnoposted 7 years ago

    The Narnia books

  3. Flightkeeper profile image71
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    Little Women, Greek Myths, Grimm's Fairy Tales, Aesop's Fables, Narnia series, Wrinkle in Time series by Madeline L'Engle, there's tons.

  4. Uninvited Writer profile image84
    Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago

    When I was a kid it was Heidi and Black Beauty. I also enjoyed Bible stories, fairy tales and mythology smile

  5. 66games profile image58
    66gamesposted 7 years ago

    I loved anything by Anne McCaffrey, Madeline L'Engle, and Rick Riordan. I also loved any books about animals.

    1. IzzyM profile image88
      IzzyMposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Anne McCaffrey of the dragon series? They were supposed to be getting made into films, but it never happened, or did it?

  6. AliciaC profile image99
    AliciaCposted 7 years ago

    My favorite children’s book is Tom’s Midnight Garden, by Philippa Pearce. I actually discovered this book when I was an adult and loved it right away. I enjoy rereading it periodically.

  7. Huntgoddess profile image77
    Huntgoddessposted 7 years ago

    The Alligator and His Uncle Tooth.

    The Five Chinese Brothers.

    Goodnight Moon.

    Where the Wild Things Are.

    1. Susana101 profile image69
      Susana101posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      My professor introduced Goodnight Moon and Where the Wild Things Are to the class last semester. I enjoyed Where the Wild Things Are and the class discussed the importance of picture books to kids. It gives them a great way to explore. I never heard of Five Chinese Brothers but I read a novel of 10 Chinese Brothers.

      1. Huntgoddess profile image77
        Huntgoddessposted 7 years agoin reply to this


        Thanks for responding to my post. Was that a class in children's literature?

        Well, I have to agree with your professor.

        _The Five Chinese Brothers_ is also a picture book. It's a great, exciting story. Also, suspenseful.

        Actually, there is "off screen" --- but accidental --- death. So, don't read it to any kids until you "preview" it on your own.

        _The Alligator and His Uncle Tooth_ is for older kids. It has chapters, and only a black and white drawing for each chapter.

        Really charming, adventurous, heartwarming story though.

        I've never heard of _Ten Chinese Brothers_. I like the title. I'm going to look it up right now on Amazon.

        I mostly stick of murder mysteries when I read fiction --- but, hey, I never rule anything out, as long as it's family-friendly and G-rated.

        1. Huntgoddess profile image77
          Huntgoddessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Meant to say "I mostly stick TO murder mysteries . . ."

          Not, "I mostly stick OF murder mysteries . . "


          Sorry about that LOL.

        2. Susana101 profile image69
          Susana101posted 7 years agoin reply to this

          haha, it is cool,~ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ten_Brothers
          yea, it was a children's literature class i took in college.

  8. AdeleCosgroveBray profile image94
    AdeleCosgroveBrayposted 7 years ago

    Old favourites include "Ballet Shoes", "The Little Princess", "My Family and Other Animals", and I also recommend the Ingo series of novels by Helen Dunmore.

  9. Mark Ewbie profile image87
    Mark Ewbieposted 7 years ago

    For me - The Winnie the Pooh stories, Wind in the Willows.  For repeated reading with small children - Mick Inkpen stuff.

  10. TamCor profile image79
    TamCorposted 7 years ago

    The Little House books, by Laura Ingalls Wilder...my absolute favorite, and I have read them many times over, since I was a child!

  11. Pearldiver profile image79
    Pearldiverposted 7 years ago

    As a kid I was quite taken by The Hare and The Vicar's Church Mouse, Lady Chat's Lover and The Larry Flint Series! smile

    1. TamCor profile image79
      TamCorposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Darn, isn't there a "snorting" smiley???

      lol  lol  lol

  12. kerryg profile image88
    kerrygposted 7 years ago

    The ones I reread most often as an adult include Patricia Wrede's Enchanted Forest Chronicles, Robin McKinley's Beauty, and the Macdonald Hall series and I Want To Go Home! by Gordon Korman. I reread favorite books - children's and adult - all the time, though, so if I listed them all, it would be a very long list!

    1. Pearldiver profile image79
      Pearldiverposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Hi Kerryg

      Me Too!! smile

      30 years of the Larry Flint series makes for a very long list of enjoyable article reading.... But.... I must Say... I'm amazed how much the Hairdos have changed over that time! big_smile

  13. Donna Janelle profile image75
    Donna Janelleposted 7 years ago

    Anything by Dr. Seuss. I know he writes more for younger children, but I still absolutely love his books!

    1. whitney_185 profile image83
      whitney_185posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      First book I "read" from memory was "The Foot Book." Quite a good read I must say! haha

    2. Huntgoddess profile image77
      Huntgoddessposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, I totally forgot Dr. Sseuss. Thanks for reminding me. I love his books, too, and would --- and still do --- read them over and over. They're so fun, aren't they?

      "A person's a person
      No matter how small."

  14. Beth100 profile image76
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    The Giving Tree
    Something Out of Nothing
    Stone Soup
    Jimmy Zangwow's Great Moon Pie Adventure
    Harold and the Purple Crayon
    The Missing Piece

    so many, many more great books out there!

  15. Jaclyn Albanese profile image61
    Jaclyn Albaneseposted 7 years ago

    I've always liked:

    Children's Picture Books
    The Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
    Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish
    Serendipity & Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein

    Children's Chapter Books
    Anne of Green Gables series by LM Montgomery
    Emily of New Moon series by LM Montgomery
    Trumpet of the Swan by EB White

    Other Children's Authors
    Farley Mowat
    Eugenie Fernandes
    Beverly Cleary
    Judy Blume
    Robert Munsch

    Just as a start...wink

  16. starme77 profile image74
    starme77posted 7 years ago

    DR Suess - all of em smile

  17. hoodieweather profile image58
    hoodieweatherposted 7 years ago

    The Giving Tree ALWAYS makes me feel mushy. smile

  18. Trish_M profile image82
    Trish_Mposted 7 years ago

    'Five Minutes Peace' by Jill Murphy, is a great favourite with young Mums. I loved it.