classic children's books

i'm trying to make a list of the best, classic children's books for my soon to arrive niece or nephew, help me out and add your favorite
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80 books · 53 voters · list created February 26th, 2010 by Sarai (votes) .
Tags: children
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Sarai 171 books
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Ricki 4255 books
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Marie 1117 books
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Ieva 2323 books
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Laurel 3167 books
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Lari 2553 books
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message 1: by Sarai (new)

Sarai these are all very excellent choices, thank you for all the suggestions!


message 2: by Esra (new)

Esra How about Anne of Green Gables?


message 3: by Saundra (new)

Saundra Tomie di Paolo , especially Strega Nona and Big Anthony and the Magic Ring . Beautiful illustrations.
Steig , Pearl


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