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1,698 books · 1,751 voters · list created August 12th, 2008 by Alex (votes) .
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message 1: by Fariha (new)

Fariha i loved almost all these books when i was a kid!!


message 3: by Debra (new)

Debra I love re-buying some of these for my grandkids now. I always read them before gifting of course!


message 4: by Laura (new)

Laura Morrigan So many old favourites here! I did notice though that Alice is listed in three different editions (Wonderland, looking glass and both, and that little Women is listed twice, which may thin out the votes that should all be going to the same books.


message 5: by Laura (new)

Laura Morrigan There's actually 5 Alice listings so far and I think Black Beauty is twice.


message 6: by Laura (new)

Laura Morrigan But I really love this list!!! Thanks!!!


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Laura wrote: "There's actually 5 Alice listings so far and I think Black Beauty is twice."

I ran a "combine duplicates," which should hopefully have taken care of them ...


message 8: by Gabby (new)

Gabby LOVE THE HUNGRY CATERPILLAR! :)

Makes me remember my childhood. not sure if that.s a good thing or not...


message 9: by Kate (new)

Kate So little diversity represented on this list.


message 10: by Skylar (new)

Skylar you ned frozin


message 11: by Krazykiwi (new)

Krazykiwi 21 Duplicates combined and removed


message 12: by Ioan (last edited Aug 23, 2016 02:07PM) (new)

Ioan Marginean I don't see the point of a list "Best children's books EVER" when there is already a list "Best Children's Books" [https://www.goodreads.com/list/show/8...]. I really think these lists should be combined if possible.


message 13: by Ros (new)

Ros Today I'm a Monster:

Cute story with a powerful message. Great book to teaching emotions to children, showing the love and acceptance of mother. I like the funny and catchy rhymes and great pictures inside!


message 14: by Courtney (new)

Courtney Is there an intended age group this list is for? 12 and under, maybe?

I already wasn't sure about Dickens' 'The tale of the cities' as it's fairly lengthy for the age group, but I'm really not sure Hannibal Lecter fits on the list...


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