Children's literature is for readers and listeners up to about age 12. It is often illustrated. The term is used in senses that sometimes exclude young-adult fiction, comic books, or other genres. Books specifically for children existed at least several hundred years ago.

A Grimm Warning (The Land of Stories, #3)
All Four Stars
The Time of the Fireflies
My Teacher Is a Monster! (No, I Am Not.)
Goodnight Darth Vader
Ninja Red Riding Hood
The Misadventures of the Family Fletcher
The Beast Within: A Tale of Beauty's Prince
Comics Squad: Recess!
My Pet Book
The Warden and the Wolf King (Wingfeather Saga, #4)
Skies Like These
Shipwreck Island
Mahavira: The Hero of Nonviolence
Star Wars: Jedi Academy, Return of the Padawan (Book 2)


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    Bird Face
    Release date: Feb 11, 2014
    One paperback copy to be given away to celebrate 6 months since the release of BIRD FACE.

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    The Evidence (Missions with Miss Bee, #1)
    Release date: Jun 26, 2014
    The Evidence (Missions with Miss Bee, #1)
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    Riddle Gully Runaway
    Release date: Aug 01, 2014
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  • The One and Only Ivan
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    The School for Good and Evil (The School for Good and Evil, #1)
    Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library
    The Enchantress Returns (The Land of Stories, #2)
    The Fourteenth Goldfish
    The Night Gardener
    Absolutely Almost
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    The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co., #1)
    Goodnight Darth Vader
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    Popular Childrens Books

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    Neil Gaiman
    Neil Gaiman The Graveyard Book
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    Roald Dahl
    I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.
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    Albert Einstein
    If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.
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