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.

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The Princess and the Pony
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Survival Strategies of the Almost Brave
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Winter Turning (Wings of Fire, #7)
Raising Rufus
Nooks & Crannies
The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow
Mothman's Curse
What About Moose?
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