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what are your favourite childrens books?

LisaLisa

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#1
#3
Quality choices - love all of those.

Would add
Black Beauty
the rest of the Narnia books
James and the Giant Peach

As a very young child
Fox in Socks - Dr Seuss
The Mog Books
The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Sure there are loads of others - was a real bookworm as a child

Carol x
 

msblonde

a new way of living!
#6
Nancy Drew! i must have read the whole collection!
 

nictastic

Says it as it is!!!
#7
:DVery short ones...so the bedtime routine is over more quickly!!! hehehehe cruel aren't i:D

ones i used to like any enid blighton
 
#8
One i remember from being very young is pheobe and the hot water bottles.. cant get it anywhere for the little nephew Genie
I must have read all the Mallory Towers books cover to cover about 8 times when i was 10
 
#9
I was a real bookworm when I was younger and reread many of my favs when I was at uni (there was a great children's library for those studying to be primary school teachers)

Anything by Enid Blyton - Faraway Tree, Secret 7, Famous 5, 5 Finder-outers, Naughiest Girl, St Clare's, Mallory Towers and the Adventure series.
The Chalet School series
The Borrowers
Katy did books
Heidi books
Family at One End Street
Nancy Drew
The Little Princess
The Secret Garden

I could go on and on but I'll stop there.

Since I grew up (some debate about that!) I've also loved
Roald Dahr
Harry Potter
Where's my mummy

x
 


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