Greatest Children's Books


The Top Ten

1 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl

There's an early version of the book with a character named Miranda Piker. The early Charlie and the Chocolate Factory had 15 kids. - Ilovestephanie

RIP Roald Dahl

1916 - 1990

Best book ever... Must read...
Awesome narration, and the best part were the funny poems... They rocked
Roald is d best... Nobody can match him in his story endings...

2 Green Eggs and Ham - Dr. Seuss

I love this book

Nobody likes green eggs and ham.

Who doesn't like green eggs and ham, they are awesome

3 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz - L. Frank Baum

I actually read this book five times, and all the other books in the series. I really like Toto.

I kept re-reading this book

4 Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

This is one of my most favorite picture books.

5 The Chronicles of Narnia - C.S. Lewis

The best ever! I love this series.

6 The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss

So much better than The American Girls Collection. - welliewishersfan78

7 Winnie the Pooh - A.A. Milne

The IP rights to the character is owned by The Disney Corporation. - welliewishersfan78

8 Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney

Its genderflipped version is Dear Dumb Diary by Jim Benton. Marketed to girls. - welliewishersfan78

This should be Number 1!

Love them - WinchesterGirl26

Good book.

9 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll

The best book so far. Probably became a educational T.V. show during the 90s entitled "Disney's Adventures in Wonderland" which had a adorable Elizabeth Harnois. - welliewishersfan78

10 The Adventures of Captain Underpants - Dav Pilkey

Or how about the whole Captain Underpants franchise? - The Ultimate Daredevil, who thinks that Captain Underpants will get DreamWorks back on its feet

The Contenders

11 Matilda - Roald Dahl

She is awesome.

12 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J. K. Rowling
13 Black Beauty - Anna Sewell
14 The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future - Dav Pilkey
15 Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing - Judy Blume
16 The Tale of Despereaux - Kate DiCamillo.

The Paper Bag Princess was way more better than this. - welliewishersfan78

Oh this book is one of my favorite children's books, a mouse that doesn't fit in falls in love with a princess and faces dungeons to find her! - Swiftdawn

I read it

17 Charlotte's Web - E. B. White
18 The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
19 Super Diaper Baby 2: Invasion of the Potty Snatchers - Dav Pilkey
20 The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
21 How the Grinch Stole Christmas! - Dr. Seuss

The grinch was one of my childhood books

22 My Father's Dragon - Ruth Stiles Gannett
23 The Moomins and the Great Flood - Tove Jansson
24 Adventure Time - Ryan North
25 The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
26 Double Fudge - Judy Blume
27 The Giver - Lois Lowry

Love this book BUT NOT FOR KIDS!

Actually, I believe that a kid should be able to read a book once they can understand it. So as soon as they start to understand the words in the book, then they should be allowed to read it. This book projects nothing wrong and if there was, the child would know it. If they don't know that whatever it is is wrong, then they shouldn't be able to even read it yet. - JoMama163

28 Wonder - R.J. Palacio
29 Shark vs. Train - Chris Barton
30 Big Book of Why
31 Geronimo Stilton - Elisabetta Dami

The world's famous and funny mouse ever
As a Scaredy mouse and adventuring mouse

32 Wildwood - Colin Meloy
33 The Adventures of Pinocchio - Carlo Collodi
34 Bad Kitty - Nick Bruel
35 Middle School from Zero to Hero - James Patterson

This sounds like what would happen if Young Hercules from Disney went to middle school...

36 Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type - Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin
37 The Foot Book - Dr. Seuss
38 If You Give a Pig a Pancake - Laura Numeroff
39 Biscuit - Alyssa Satin Capucilli
40 Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? - Bill Martin Jr.

This book is kind of stupid.

41 The Witches - Roald Dahl
42 Coraline - Neil Gaiman
43 My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes - Eve Sutton
44 The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales - Jon Scieszka
45 Monsters, Inc. - RH Disney
46 Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late - Mo Willems
47 Farmer Duck
48 The Lorax - Dr. Seuss
49 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
50 The Pokey Little Puppy - Janette Sebring Lowrey
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Top Remixes (7)

1. The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss
2. Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type - Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin
3. The Foot Book - Dr. Seuss
1. The Tale of Despereaux - Kate DiCamillo.
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney
3. Charlotte's Web - E. B. White
1. Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak
2. The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss
3. The Adventures of Captain Underpants - Dav Pilkey

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