Classic Children's Books for All Ages

A Listmania! list by Susie (Edmonton, Alberta)
 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar board book
1.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar board book by Eric Carle
The list author says:
  "Beautiful art, interesting story, and wonderful introduction to nature.  Erik Carle's illustrations are legendary and his other books are great finds too."
CDN$ 10.82   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (201 customer reviews)

Where The Wild Things Are
2.  Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The list author says:
  "An adventure story of wild rumpus proportions."
CDN$ 9.45   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (216 customer reviews)

The Story of Ferdinand
3.  The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
The list author says:
  "Never judge a book by its cover, this story is about a bull refusing to be the stereotypical bull."
CDN$ 8.55   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

But Not the Hippopotamus
4.  But Not the Hippopotamus by Sandra Boynton
The list author says:
  "This story will answer the questions, what about the armadillo?  All Sandra Boynton books are gems."
CDN$ 6.64   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Goodnight Moon
5.  Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
The list author says:
  "A wonderful bedtime story with poetic language and a gentle tool in helping those little ones fall asleep.  Another book by the same author is Runaway Bunny."
CDN$ 8.54   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (337 customer reviews)

Corduroy
6.  Corduroy by Don Freeman
The list author says:
  "Corduroy the bear stays overnight in a department store.  An adventure for all that will bring back fond memories of the old reel-to-reel movie oft played in elementary school."
CDN$ 8.08   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews)

Pat the Bunny ( Pat the Bunny)
7.  Pat the Bunny ( Pat the Bunny) by Dorothy Kunhardt
The list author says:
  "One of the very first books that invoked see, smell, touch, and feel.  A unique sequel not for children is also available in Pat the Zombie Bunny."
CDN$ 10.82   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.82
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (66 customer reviews)

The Giving Tree
8.  The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
The list author says:
  "A wonderful lesson giving and respecting others, the story is told in Shel Silverstein's whimsical poetry."
CDN$ 15.16   Used & New from: CDN$ 6.44
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (382 customer reviews)

Harold and the Purple Crayon
9.  Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
The list author says:
  "A moonlit adventure on which Harold has his purple crayon.  Imagination abounds!"
CDN$ 7.59   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

Amelia Bedelia 50th Anniversary Library
10.  Amelia Bedelia 50th Anniversary Library by Peggy Parish
The list author says:
  "When learning to read, these books about a plucky maid are the best!"
CDN$ 10.82   Used & New from: CDN$ 6.71

Anno's Counting Book
11.  Anno's Counting Book by Anno
The list author says:
  "An aid in learning to count, the beautiful illustrations are magical for both parent and child."
CDN$ 24.80
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition
12.  The Little Engine That Could: The Complete, Original Edition by Watty Piper
The list author says:
  "Respect, perseverance, and self-worth, this book teaches it all."
CDN$ 9.49   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

The Lorax
13.  The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
The list author says:
  "One of my favourite Dr. Suess books, it combines his witty way with words and a sound environmental education."
CDN$ 12.24   Used & New from: CDN$ 6.83
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

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