Read reviews of great children’s books and find the perfect book for your children. Browse our library of the best in children’s books, or, use the alphabetic listing of kids books on the Complete Book List menu item.
We select children’s books that meet several criteria:
- Well-written, worthy of being called Literature for Children, as opposed to just a children’s book
- Valuable life-lesson or message that the main characters discover for themselves
- Free of violence or offensive language
Everyone has their own tastes in books; the books here represent our editorial opinion, based on experience working with children, teaching, and being a parent and grandmother. We hope you find something you can share with your students, children, or grandchildren.
Now We Are Six - by A. A. Milne, first published 1927 "I found a little beetle, so that Beetle was his name, And I called him Alexander and he answered just the same" This second children's book of poetry by Milne is actually my… …
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When We Were Very Young - by A. A. Milne, first published 1924 "A bear, however hard he tries, Grows tubby without exercise..." At first glance, one might think that this, the very first children's book by A. A. Milne, would be more appropriate for much… …
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The Squire’s Tale - By Gerald Morris, published 1998 "To forgive the unforgivable is the breath of life in this world." A brilliant retelling of some of the stories from Le Morte D'Arthur, author Morris begins his series of children's books about knights with this… …
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The World of Pooh - by A. A. Milne, First published 1926. "Sing Ho! for the life of a Bear! Sing Ho! for the life of a Bear"Who among us doesn't know the world of Winnie-the-Pooh? To read it is to be a child again,… …
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Parsifal’s Page - by Gerald Morris, published 2001 “As you have now learned, the things you achieve by your own mighty deeds have no value until they are thrown away. But the things worth keeping—those things are yours for the asking.” Parsifal’s Page… …
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