Saturday, December 22, 2012

Favorite Kid books!

A list of some favorite books for younger and older kids. I'm sure I'm missing some - but here are quite a few that we have loved!

Books for younger kids
1.       Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
2.       Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
3.       Runnaway Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
4.       The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
5.       Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
6.       Are You My Mother? By P. D. Eastman
7.       The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl
8.       Pierre by Maurice Sendak
9.       Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
10.   Bread and Jam for Francis by Russel Hoban
11.   The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin by Beatrix Potter
12.   Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
13.   Need a House? Call Ms. Mouse by George Mendoza
14.   Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
15.   The Lorax by Dr. Seuss
16.   Tickle my Nose and Other Action Rhymes by Kaye Umansky
17.   Pumpkin Moonshine by Tasha Tudor
18.   How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? By Jane Yolen and Mark Teague
19.   Richard Scarry’s Please and Thank You Book by Richard Scarry
20.   A Child’s Goodnight Book by Margaret Wise Brown
21.   There’s a Nightmare in My Closet by Mercer Mayer
22.   In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
23.   I Was so Mad by Mercer Mayer
24.   Little Bear by Else Minarik
25.   Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
26.   The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Pinkwater
27.   The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka
28.   Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss
29.   Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina
30.   Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
31.   Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
32.   Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff
33.   Owl Moon by Jane Yolen
34.   The Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
35.   Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel
36.   Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell
37.   Town Mouse Country Mouse by Jan Brett
38.   Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
39.   The Napping House by Audrey Wood
40.   Curious George by H.A. Ray
41.   Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
42.   Home for a Bunny by Margaret Wise Brown
43.   Wonders of Nature by Jane Watson
44.   Pussy Willow by Margaret Wise Brown
45.   My Dolly and Me by Patricia Scarry
46.   Ten Little Ladybugs by Melanie Gerth
47.   Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems
48.   Swimmy by Leo Lionni
49.   Corduroy by Don Freeman
50.   The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
51.   Blueberries for Sal by Robert McClosky
52.   Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
53.   Stellaluna by Janelle Cannon
54.   Verdi by by Janelle Cannon
55.   The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats
56.   Guess how Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
57.   The Tale Of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
58.   The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone
59.   Amelia Bedelia by Peggie Parish
60.   Millions of Cats by Wanda Gag
61.   Frederick by Leo Lionni
62.   The Story About Ping by Marjorie Flack
63.   The Spooky Old Tree by Stan and Jan Berenstain
64.   The Bear’s Nature Guide by Stan and Jan Berenstain
65.   The Bike Lesson by Stan and Jan Berenstain
66.   Flap Your Wings by P.D. Eastman
67.   A Fish Out of Water by Helen Palmer
68.   Big Dog Little Dog by P.D. Eastman
69.   My Little Golden Book About God by Jane Watson
70.   The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
71.   Lon Po Po by Ed Young
72.   Animalia by Graeme Base
73.   The Pokey Little Puppy by Janette Lowery
74.   Higgelty Piggelty Pop! By Maurice Sendak
75.   The Kitten who Thought He Was a Mouse by Miriam Norton
76.   Baby Animals by Gyo Fujikawa
77.   The Saggy Baggy Elephant by K. Jackson
78.   I am Bunny by Ole Risom
79.   Time for Bed by Mem Fox
80.   All the Pretty Little Horses by Lyn Lacey

Books for older kids
1.       The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkein
2.       Narnia series by C. S. Lewis
3.       Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
4.       Hurry Home Candy by Meindert Dejong
5.       James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
6.       The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
7.       Redwall series by Brian Jacques
8.       Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
9.       Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgrin
10.   Warriors series by Erin Hunter
11.   Hoot by Carl Hiassen
12.   Judy Moody series by Megan McDonald
13.   Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
14.   Matilda by Roald Dahl
15.   Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
16.   Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh
17.   Rikki-Tikki-Tavi by Rudyard Kipling
18.   Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Peterson
19.   Ramona series by Beverly Cleary
20.   Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
21.   Julie of the Wolves by Jean George
22.   Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling
23.   Little House on the Prairie series by Laura Wilder
24.   The Call of the Wild by Jack London
25.   A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle
26.   From the Mixed up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
27.   Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins
28.   The Giver by Lois Lowry
29.   My Side of the Mountain by Jean George
30.   The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
31.   Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
32.   Gregor the Overlander series by Suzanne Collins
33.   Junie B. Jones series by Barbara Park
34.   Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
35.   Because Of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
36.   Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
37.   Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
38.   The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Warner
39.   The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
40.   Socks by Beverly Cleary
41.   Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Banks
42.   Encyclopedia Brown by Donald Sobel
43.   Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Curtis
44.   Holes by Louis Sachar
45.   Stuart Little by E.B. White
46.   The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
47.   Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz
48.   Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
49.   Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney
50.   Little Miss and Mister series by Roger Hargreaves
51.   Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
52.   The Twits by Roald Dahl
53.   No Such Things by Bill Peet
54.   Tikki Tikki Tembo by Arlene Mesel
55.   Capyboppy by Bill Peet
56.   Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osbourne
57.   Shiloh by Phyllis Naylor
58.   Stone Soup by Marcia Brown
59.   The Witches by Roald Dahl
60.   Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell
61.   The Black Cauldron by Lloyd Alenxander
62.   Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbit
63.   Caddie Woodlawn by Carol Brink
64.   A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
65.   Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Caroll
66.   Jumanji by Chris Van Allsburg
67.   Boom! By Mark Haddon
68.   I, Freddy by Dietlof Reiche
69.   The White Seal by Rudyard Kipling
70.   The Story of Holly and Ivy by Rumer Godden
71.   Leviathan series by Keith Thompson
72.   Along Came a Dog by Meindert DeJong
73.   Just Grace series by Charise Harper
74.   Bone series by Jeff Smith
75.   Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing by Judy Blume
76.   Egyptology by Dugland Steer
77.   Kavik the Wolf Dog by Walt Morey
78.   I am Leaper by Annabel  Johnson
79.   Hello Kitty Hello World! By Higashi/Glaser
80.   The Incredible Journey by Sheila Burnford
81.   Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry

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