Top Ten Stories We Loved as Children

....And as adults! These famous and timeless stories bring back such happy childhood memories and now, I love reading these classics to my great niece and nephew.
If you have a favourite classic story, feel free to add or vote for an existing favourite :)

The Top Ten

1 Beauty and The Beast

My favorite fairy tale! - Sugarcubecorner

2 Goldilocks and the Three Bears
3 Cinderella
4 Little Red Riding Hood
5 The Elves And The Shoemaker

I just loved it so much - Swiftdawn

6 The Princess and the Pea
7 Three Billy Goats Gruff

I love it - Swiftdawn

8 Rapunzel
9 Thumbelina
10 Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak

Great book with a great movie - 445956

The Contenders

11 Jack and the Beanstalk
12 Tikki Tikki Tembo

Oh yeah, I know it well. Read it to my children many times. I would almost duplicate your comment from Where the Wild Things are: this is a great book that should have a movie - Ned964

There has to be at least one TopTenner that knows this book. - 445956

13 Winnie the Pooh - A.A. Milne
14 Curious George
15 The Cat in the Hat - Dr. Seuss
16 Charlotte's Web - E. B. White

One of my favourite books when I was ten, and still re-read it time and time again! - Entranced98

17 Paddington Bear - Michael Bond
18 In the Night Kitchen - Maurice Sendak

Yep, I had a bit of a screwed up childhood - 445956

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