The list to read

1001 Children’s Books you Must Read Before you Grow Up:

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne
45 & 47 Stella Street and Everything that Happened – Elizabeth Honey
A Bad Case of Stripes – David Shannon
A Balloon for Grandad – Nigel Gray
A Boat in the Forest – Paola Mastrocola
A Chair for My Mother – Vera B. Williams
A Child’s Christmas in Wales – Dylan Thomas
A Christmas Carol – Charles Dickens
A Dog So Small – Philippa Pearce
A Girl of the Limberlost – Gene Stratton-Porter
A Hundred Million Francs – Paul Berna
A Jump into the Other World – Bruno Tognolini
A Kestrel for a Knave – Barry Hines
A Kid for Two Farthings – Wolf Mankowitz
A Lion in the Meadow – Margaret Mahy
A Little Princess – Frances Burnett
A Long Way from Verona – Jane Gardam
A Mole Always Turns Up On Its Own – Hanna Johansen
A Necklace of Raindrops – Joan Aiken
A Pack of Lies – Geraldine McCaughrean
A Pair of Jesus Boots – Sylvia Sherry
A Parcel of Patterns – Jill Paton Walsh
A Pocket for Corduroy – Don Freeman
A Pony for Jean – Joanna Cannan
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning – Lemony Snicket
A Thief in the Village – James Berry
A Toad Who Wanted to Be a Star – Oscar Alfaro
A Traveller in Time – Alison Uttley
A Tree is Nice – Janice May Udry
A Visit From St. Nicholas – Clement Clarke Moore
A Walk in the Park – Anthony Browne
A Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula K. Le Guin
A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle
Across the Barricades – Joan Lingard
Across the Nightingale Floor – Lian Hearn
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain
Adventures of the Ingenious Alfanhui – Rafael Sanchez Ferlosio
Adventurous Tales of Machu Picchu – Ciro Alegria
Aesop’s Fables – Unknown
After the First Death – Robert Cormier
Agnes Cecilia – Maria Gripe
Aldabra – Silvana Gandolfi
Alex – Tessa Duder
Alex Rider: Stormbreaker – Anthony Horowitz
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – Judith Viorst
Alfie Gets In First – Shirley Hughes
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll
All About Doggie and Pussycat – Josef Capek
Almost Everyone Could Topple – Toon Tellegen
Alvin Says Good Night – Ulf Lofgren
Amazing Grace – Mary Hoffman
Amazon Adventure – Willard Price
Amelia Bedelia – Peggy Parish
Ameliaranne and the Green Umbrella – Constance Heward
Amos & Boris – William Steig
Anancy Spiderman – James Berry
Anastasia Krupnik – Lois Lowry
Angelina Ballerina – Katharine Holabird
Animalia – Graeme Base
Anne of Green Gables – Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anno’s Journey – Mitsumasa Anno
Apoutsiak – Paul-Emile Victor
Arabian Nights – Unknown
Are We There Yet? – Alison Lester
Are You My Mother? – P.D. Eastman
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. – Judy Blume
Ark Angel – Anthony Horowitz
Around the World in 80 Days – Jules Verne
Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar – Maurice Leblanc
Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer
Arthur – Kevin Crossley-Holland
Ash Road – Ivan Southall
Asterix the Gaul – Rene Goscinny
Astro Boy (Mighty Atom) – Osamu Tezuka
At the Back of the North Wind – George MacDonald
Autumn Term – Antonia Forest
Avocado Baby – John Burningham
Bad Habits! – Babette Cole
Badger on the Barge – Janni Howker
Ballet Shoes – Noel Streatfeild
Balloon Cat – Keiko Sena
Barbapapa – Annette Tison and Talus Taylor
Barrumbi Kids – Leonie Norrington
Bathwater’s Hot – Shirley Hughes
Becassine – Jacqueline Riviere
Because of Winn-Dixie – Kate DiCamillo
Beegu – Alexis Deacon
Bertoldo, Bertoldino, and Cacasenno – Giulio Cesare Croce and A. Banchieri
Betsy-Tacy – Maud Hart Lovelace
Bevis – Richard Jefferies
Big Tiger and Christian – Fritz Muhlenweg
Biggles: The Camels Are Coming
Bilgewater – Jane Gardam
Bill’s New Frock – Anne Fine
Billy Bunter of Greyfriars School – Frank Richards
Black Beauty – Anna Sewell
Blinky Bill – Dorothy Wall
Book of Nonsense – Edward Lear
Brendon Chase – B.B.
Bridge to Terabithia – Katherine Paterson
Bridget and the Moose Brothers – Pija Lindenbaum
Brother in the Land – Robert Swindells
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? – Bill Martin, Jr.
Bunny Bath – Lena Anderson
Burglar Bill – Allan Ahlberg
By the River – Steven Herrick
Caddie Woodlawn – Carol Ryrie Brink
Can’t You Sleep, Little Bear? – Martin Waddell
Caperucita in Manhattan – Carmen Martin Gaite
Caps for Sale – Esphyr Slobodkina
Captain Fracasse – Theophile Gautier
Captain Pugwash – John Ryan
Captain Storm – Emilio Salgari
Captain Thunder – Victor Mora
Carrie’s War – Nina Bawden
Carrot Top – Jules Renard
Carry On, Mr. Bowditch – Jean Lee Latham
Cautionary Tales for Children – Hilaire Belloc
Charlotte Sometimes – Penelope Farmer
Charlotte’s Web – E.B. White
Charmed Life – Diana Wynne Jones
Children on the Oregon Trail – A. Rutgers van der Loeff
Chlorophyll from the Blue Sky – Bianca Pitzorno
Chocky – John Wyndham
Cion Cion Blue – Pinin Carpi
Cirque du Freak: A Living Nightmare – Darren Shan
Clarice Bean: That’s Me – Lauren Child
Clever Bill – William Nicholson
Clever Polly and the Stupid Wolf – Catherine Storr
Clifford the Big Red Dog – Norman Bridwell
Clockwork – Philip Pullman
Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – Judi Barrett
Clown – Quentin Blake
Cole’s Funny Picture Book – Edward William Cole
Come Away from the Water, Shirley – John Burningham
Come Hither – Walter de la Mare
Conrad: The Factory-Made Boy – Christine Nostlinger
Constable Sniffler – Asko Sirkia
Coram Boy – Jamila Gavin
Crictor – Tomi Ungerer
Crisis on Conshelf Ten – Monica Hughes
Crispin – Avi
Crispin – Ted Dewan
Crocodile Beat – Gail Jorgensen
Crusade in Jeans – Thea Beckman
Cue for Treason – Geoffrey Trease
D’Aulaires’ Boo of Greek Myths – Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
D’Aulaires’ Norse Gods and Giants – Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
Dailan Kifki – Maria Elana Walsh
Deadly, Unna? – Phillip Gwynne
Dear Nobody – Berlie Doherty
Der Struwwelpeter – Heinrich Hoffmann
Detective in Togas – Henry Winterfield
Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish – Michael Forman
Dogger – Shirley Hughes
Doraemon: Gadget Cat from the Future – Fujiko Fujio
Dougy – James Moloney
Down with Skool! – Geoffrey Willans
Drac and the Gremlin – Allan Baillie
Dragon Ball – Akira Toriyama
Dragonkeeper – Carole Wilkinson
Dragonsong – Anne McCaffrey
Dusty Wants to Help – Inger Sandberg
Eagle of the Ninth – Rosemary Sutcliff
Eclipse of the Crescent Moon – Geza Gardonyi
Ede and Unku – Alex Wedding
Efrem the Knight – Mino Milani
Elidor – Alan Garner
Else-Marie and Her Seven Little Daddies – Pija Lindenbaum
Emil and the Detectives – Erich Kastner
Emily Climbs – Lucy Maud Montgomery
Eric, or Little by Little – Frederic W. Farrar
Ernest and Celestine Have Lost Simon – Gabrielle Vincent
Fahrenheit 451 – Ray Bradbury
Fairy Tales – Marie Catherine Baronne D’Aulnoy
Fairy Tales from the Past – Charles Perrault
Fantomette – Georges Chaulet
Farmer Boy – Laura Ingallas Wilder
Father Christmas – Raymond Briggs
Father Grew Wings in Spring – Tomi Kontio
Felix and Alexander – Terry Denton
Fifty Fables for Children – Wilhelm Hey
Figgie Hobbin – Charles Causley
Finding Violet Park – Jenny Valentine
Finn Family Moomintroll – Tove Jansson
Fire, Bed and Bone – Henreietta Branford
Fire-Engine Lil – Janet McLean
First of Midnight – Marjorie Darke
Five Children and It – E. Nesbit
Five on a Treasure Island – Enid Blyton
Flambards – K.M. Peyton
Flat Stanley – Jeff Brown
Flotsam – David Wiesner
Flour Babies – Anne Fine
Fly Away Home! – Christine Nostlinger
Fly, Little Bird – Francesco Tullio Altan
Four Sisters – Malika Ferdjoukh
Fox – Margaret Wild
Foxie – Ingri and Edgar Parin D’Aulaire
Foxspell – Gillian Rubinstein
Fray Perico and His Donkey – Juan Munoz
Frederick – Leo Lionni
Friday, or The Savage Life – Michel Tournier
Friday’s Tunnel – John Verney
Friedrich – Hans-Peter Richter
Frieght Train – Donald Crews
Frog and Toad are Friends – Arnol Lobel
Frog in Winter – Max Velthuijs
From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler – E.L. Konigsburg
Fungus the Bogeyman – Raymond Briggs
Garden of Little Creatures – Antoon Krings
Gargling With Jelly – Brian Patten
Gaston – Andre Franquin et al.
Gentle Ben – Walk Morey
Go, Dog. Go! – P.D. Eastman
Gold Dust – Geraldine McCaughrean
Good Dog, Carl – Alexandra Day
Good Night, Alfie Atkins – Gunilla Bergstrom
Goodnight Mister Tom – Michelle Magorian
Gorilla – Anthony Browne
Granny – Peter Hartling
Graveyard Kitaro – Shigero Mizuki
Grimms’ Fairy Tales – Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
Grimpow – Rafael Abalos
Grinny – Nicholas Fisk
Griver – Vera and Bill Cleaver
Gulliver’s Travels – Jonathan Swift
Gumdrop – Val Biro
Hairy Maclary from Donaldson’s Dairy – Lynley Dodd
Hakinka – Mirjam Pressler
Half Magic – Edward Eager
Handa’s Surprise – Eileen Browne
Handles – Jan Mark
Harold and the Purple Crayon – Crockett Johnson
Haroun and the Sea of Stories – Salman Rushdie
Harriet the Spy – Louise Fitzhugh
Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs – Ian Whybrow
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban – J.K. Rowling
Harry the Dirty Dog – Gene Zion
Hatchet – Gary Paulsen
Hating Alison Ashley – Robin Klein
Haunted House – Jan Pienkowski
Hay, Dollface – Deborah Hautzig
Hayflower and Quiltshoe – Sinikka and Tiina Nopola
Heart – Edmondo De Amicis
Heart’s Delight – Per Nilsson
Heidi’s Wandering and Learning Years – Johanna Spyri
Henry and Amy – Stephen Michael King
Henry and Mudge – Cynthia Rylant
Hey, Al – Arthur Yorinks
Hitler’s Daughter – Jackie French
Hobberdy Dick – Katharine Briggs
Hodja from Pjort – Ole Lund Kirkegaard
Holes – Louis Sachar
Homecoming – Cynthia Voight
Horrid Henry – Francesca Simon
How I Live Now – Meg Rosoff
How the Whale Became – Ted Hughes
Humphrey’s Corner – Sally Hunter
Hurrah for St. Trinian’s – Ronald Searle
I Am David – Anne Holm
I Am Not Esther – Fleur Beale
I Am Polleke – Guus Kuijer
I Am Susannah – Libby Gleeson
I Am the Messenger – Markus Zusak
I Captured the Castle – Dodie Smith
I Hate School – Jeanne Willis
I Will Not Ever Never Eat a Tomato – Lauren Child
I’m the King of the Castle – Susan Hill
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – Laura Joffe Numeroff
In Medeleni – Ionel Teodoreanu
In Mr. Thunder’s House – Guido Quarzo
Inkheart – Cornelia Funke
Is That a Monster, Alfie Atkins? – Gunilla Bergstrom
Island of the Blue Dolphins – Scott O’Dell
Italian Folktales – Italo Calvino
Ivor the Engine – Oliver Postgate
Jacob Have I Loved – Katherine Paterson
Jamela’s Dress – Niki Daly
James and the Giant Peach – Roald Dahl
Jennifer Jones Won’t Leave Me Alone – Frieda Wishinsky
Jennings and Darbishire – Anthony Buckeridge
Jim Buton and Luke the Engine Driver – Michael Ende
Jip and Janneke – Annie M.G. Schmidt
Jock of the Bushveld – Percy Fitzpatrick
John Brown, Rose and the Midnight Cat – Jenny Wagner
Johnny and the Bomb – Terry Pratchett
Johnny Tremain – Esther Forbes
Johnny, My Friend – Peter Pohl
Jolanda, Daughter of the Black Corsair – Emilio Salgari
Joseph’s Yard – Charles Keeping
Josephine and Her Dolls – H.C. Cradock
Journey to Jo’burg – Beverley Naidoo
Journey to the Center of the Earth – Jules Verne
Journey to the River Sea – Eva Ibbotson
Joyful Noise – Paul Fleischman
Jules’s Rat – Peter Hacks
Julian the Rabbit – Nicoletta Costa
Julie of the Wolves – J. Craighead George
Jumanji – Chris Van Allsburg
Just Annoying! – Andy Griffiths
Just So Stories – Rudyard Kipling
Just William – Richmal Crompton
Kangaroo for All – Gloria Fuertes
Katie Morag Delivers the Mail – Mairi Hedderwick
Keeper – Mal Peet
Kensuke’s Kingdom – Michael Morpurgo
Kidnapped – Robert Louis Stevenson
Kimba – Osama Tezuka
King Arthur and His Knights of the Round Table – Roger Lancelyn Green
Kipper – Mick Inkpen
Knight’s Fee – Rosemary Sutcliff
Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale – Mo Willems
Kubula and Kuba Kubikula – Vladislav Vancura
Lassie Come-Home – Eric Knight
Lavender’s Blue – Kathleen Lines
Lend Me Your Wings – John Agard
Leo and Popi – Marie-Agnes Gaudrat
Leo the Late Bloomer – Robert Kraus
Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – Kevin Henkes
Linnea in Monet’s Garden – Christina Bjork
Listen to My Heart – Bianca Pitzorno
Little Blue and Little Yellow – Leo Lionni
Little Bookroom – Eleanor Farjeon
Little Brown Bear – Claude Lebrun
Little House in the Big Woods – Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little House on the Prairie – Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little I Am I – Mira Lobe
Little Lord Fauntleroy – Frances Hodgson Burnett
Little Nicholas – Rene Goscinny
Little Old Mrs. Pepperpot – Alf Proysen
Little Onion – Gianni Rodari
Little Spook’s Baby Sister – Inger Sandberg
Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain – Edward Ardizzone
Little Toot – Hardie Gramatky
Little Women – Louisa May Alcott
Llama, Llama, Red Pajama – Anna Dewdney
Lon Po Po – Ed Young
Looking for Alibrandi – Melina Marchetta
Loon’s Necklace – William Toye
Lost and Found – Oliver Jeffers
Lotta’s Bike – Astrid Lindgren
Love You Forever – Robert Munsch
Lucky Luke-Arizona 1880 – Morris
Lyle, Lyle Crocodile – Bernard Waber
M.C. Higgins – Virginia Hamilton
Madame Doubtfire – Anne Fine
Madeline – Ludwig Bemelmans
Madlenka – Peter Sis
Maisy Goes to Playschool – Lucy Cousins
Maniac Magee – Jerry Spinelli
Manolito Gafotas – Elvira Lindo
Marc Just Couldn’t Sleep – Gabriela Keselman
Marcelino, Bread and Wine – Jose Maria Sanchez Silva
Marianne Dreams – Catherine Storr
Marigold Garden – Kate Greenaway
Marlaguette – Marie Colmont
Martine – Gilbert Delahaye
Mary Poppins – P.L. Travers
Matilda – Roald Dahl
Matthias and Grandpa – Roberto Piumini
Max – Bob Graham
Max and Moritz – Heinrich Christian Wilhelm Busch
Max and Sally – Milos Macourek
Me in the Middle – Ana Maria Machado
Meg and Mog – Helen Nicoll
Memoirs of a Basque Cow – Bernando Atxaga
Memories of Idhun: The Resistance – Laura Gallego
Merryll of the Stones – Brian Caswell
Metropolis – Osamu Tezuka
Michka – Maria Colmont
Mike Mulligan – Virginia Lee Burton
Millions – Frank Cottrell Boyce
Millions of Cats – Wanda Gag
Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories – Joyce Lankester Brisley
Mind Your Own Business – Michael Rosen
Minnow on the Say – Philippa Pearce
Miss Nelson is Missing! – Harry Allard
Missing from Saint-Agil – Pierre Very
Mister Magnolia – Quentin Blake
Mistress Masham’s Repose – T.H. White
Misty of Chincoteague – Marguerite Henry
Mog the Forgetful Cat – Judith Kerr
Moka the Cow – Agostino Traini
Monster Blood Tattoo: Foundling – David Cornish
Moomin, Mymble and Little My – Tove Jansson
Moonfleet – J. Meade Falkner
Morality Tales – Rafael Pombo
Morris’s Disappearing Bag – Rosemary Wells
Mort and Phil – Francisco Ibanez
Mortal Engines – Philip Reeve
Mother Goose – Kate Greenaway
Mousehole Cat – Antonia Barber
Mouth Open, Story Jump Out – Grace Hallworth
Mr. and Mrs. Pig’s Evening Out – Mary Rayner
Mr. Archimedes’ Bath – Pamela Allen
Mr. Fox – Gavin Bishop
Mr. Grumpy’s Outing – Joey Burningham
Mr. Majeika – Humphrey Carpenter
Mr. Popper’s Penguins – Richard Atwater
Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present – Charlotte Zolotow
Mr. Tickle – Roger Hargreaves
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH – Robert C. O’Brien
My Big Birkett – Lisa Shanahan
My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes – Eve Sutton
My Friend Flicka – Mary O’Hara
My Friend Mr. Leakey – J.B.S. Haldane
My Friend Percy’s Magical Gym Shoes – Ulf Stark
My Friend the Painter – Lygia Bojunga
My Girragundji – Meme McDonald and Boori Pryor
My Great-Grandfather and I – James Kruss
My Kingdom for a Horse – Ana M. Machado
My Naughty Little Sister – Dorothy Edwards
My One-Legged Friend and Me – Anna-Liisa Haakana
My Place – Nadia Wheatley
My Side of the Mountain – Jean Craighead George
My Sweet-Orange Tree – Jose Mauro de Vasconcelos
Nausicaa – Hayao Miyazaki
Neitah: A Girl in the Far North – Edith Klatt
Nesthakchen – Else Ury
Neverending Story – Michael Ende
New Policeman – Kate Thompson
Night on the Galactic Railroad – Kenji Miyazawa
Night Swimmers – Betsy Byars
No Way of Tellin –Emma Smith
Nobody’s Boy – Hector Malot
Nobody’s Family is Going to Change – Louise Fitzhugh
Northern Lights – Philip Pullman
Not Chicago. Not Here – Kirsten Boie
Not Now, Bernard – David McKee
Not So Fast Songololo – Niki Daly
Nothing to Be Afraid Of – Jan Mark
Noughts & Crosses – Malorie Blackman
Number the Stars – Lois Lowry
Nurse Matilda – Christianna Brand
Oh, Boy! – Marie-Aude Murall
Oh, the Places You’ll Go! – Dr. Seuss
Okilele – Claude Ponti
Old bear – Jane Hissey
Old Master Q – Wong Chak
Old Tom – Leigh Hobbs
Old Yeller – Fred Gipson
Olivia – Ian Falconer
On the Antilles Sea in a Paper Boat – Nicholas Guillen
One Morning in Maine – Robert McCloskey
One Snowy Night – Nick Butterworth
One Woolly Wombat – Rod Trinca
Only You Can Save Mankind – Terry Pratchett
Ordinary Jack – Helen Cresswell
Orlando – Kathleen Hale
Oscar at the South Pole – Carmen Kurtz
Out of the Dust – Karen Hesse
Owl Babies – Martin Waddell
Owl Moon – Jane Yolen
Ox-Cart Man – Donald Hall
Pagan’s Crusade – Catherine Jinks
Pancakes for Findus – Sven Nordqvist
Parvana’s Journey – Deborah Ellis
Pastures of the Blue Crane – H.F. Brinsmead
Pat the Bunny – Dorothy Kunhardt
Paul Street Boys – Ferenc Molnar
Peace at Last – Jill Murphy
Peanuts – Charles Schulz
Peeling the Onion – Wendy Orr
Perez the Mouse – Luis Coloma
Peter in Blueberry Land – Elsa Beskow
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens – J.M. Barrie
Picnic at Hanging Rock – Joan Lindsay
Pigeon Post – Arthur Ransome
Pig-heart Boy – Malorie Blackman
Pinocchio – Carlo Collodi
Pippi Longstocking – Astrid Lindgren
Pirate’s Heart – Benno Pludra
Pit Pony – Joyce Barkhouse
Platero and I – Juan Ramon Jimenez
Playing Beatie Bow – Ruth Park
Please Mrs. Butler – Allan Ahlberg
Poems for the Very Young – Michael Rosen
Pollyanna – Eleanor Porter
Poordog the Starved – Graciela Montes
Possum Magic – Mem Fox
Postcards from No Man’s Land – Aidan Chambers
Postman Pat’s Treasure Hunt – John Cunliffe
Prince Caspian – C.S. Lewis
Private Peaceful – Michael Morpurgo
Professor Branestawm – Norman Hunter
Pumpkin Soup – Helen Cooper
Queen of the Caribbean – Emilio Salgari
Quirky Tails – Paul Jennings
Rabbit and Coyote – Beatriz Donnet
Rabbit Hill – Robert Lawson
Ramona the Pest – Beverly Cleary
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm – Kate Douglas Wiggin
Red Zora – Kurt Held
Redwall – Brian Jacques
Redwork – Michael Bedard
Refugee Boy – Benjamin Zephaniah
River Boy – Tim Bowler
Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
Robinson the Younger – Johann Heinrich Campe
Rocco – Sherryl Jordan
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry – Mildred D. Taylor
Ronia, the Robber’s Daughter – Astrid Lindgren
Rosa Goes to Daycare – Barbro Lindgren
Roule Galette – Natha Caputo
Rowan of Rin – Emily Rodda
Rumpelstiltskin and Other Grimm Tales – Carol Ann Duffy
Runaway Train – Benedict Blathwayt
Rupert the Bear – Mary Tourtel
Rupert the Rapper and Aunt Deep Freeze – Sinikka and Tiina Nopola
Sarah, Plain and Tall – Patricia MacLachlan
Schoolboy Jia Li – Qin Wenjun
See How They Run – David McRobbie
See Ya, Simon – David Hill
Seven Little Australians – Ethel Turner
Shiloh – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
Shy Violet – Giana Anguissola
Siple National Slovak Tales – Pavol Dobsinsky
Six Companions – Paul-Jacques Bonzon
Skellig – David Almond
Skippyjon Jones – Judy Schachner
Slaves of Quentaris – Paul Collins
Sleep Well, Little Bear – Quint Buchholz
Slinky Malinki – Lynley Dodd
Smith – Leon Garfield
Some of the Kinder Planets – Tim Wynne-Jones
Something’s Fishy, Hazel Green! – Odo Hirsch
Sophie’s Misfortunes – Sophie Rostopchine, Countess of Segur
Sounder – William H. Armstrong
Stellaluna – Janell Cannon
Stig of the Dump – Clive King
Stina – Lena Anderson
Stone Cold – Robert Swindells
Stony Heart Country – David Metzenthen
Stories from the Year One Thousand – Tonino Guerra
Stories to Fernando – Ema Wolf
Storm – Kevin Crossley-Holland
Storm Boy – Colin Thiele
Stradbroke Dreamtime – Noonuccal Oodgeroo
Strange Objects – Gary Crew
Strega Nona – Tomie DePaola
Strollers – Lesley Beake
Stuart Little – E.B. White
Sunday’s Child – Gudrun Mebs
Superfudge – Judy Blume
Sussi and Biribissi – Collodi Nipote
Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome
Swimmy – Leo Lionni
Switchers – Kate Thompson
Sylvester and the Magic Pebble – William Steig
T’choupi – Thierry Courtin
Tales and Legends – Javier Villafane
Tales from Shakespeare – Charles and Mary Lamb
Tales of Otogizoshi – Unknown
Tales of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie – May Gibbs
Tales of the Jungle – Horacio Quiroga
Tales of the Rue Broca – Pierre Gripari
Tales of Uncle Rabbit – Euclides Jaramillo
Talking in Whispers – James Watson
Tangara – Nan Chauncy
Tar Beach – Faith Ringgold
Tarka the Otter – Henry Williamson
Taronga – Victor Kelleher
Tashi – Anna & Barbara Fienberg
Tatu and Patu in Helsinki – Aino Havukainen and Sami Toivonen
Teddy Robinson Stories – Joan Robinson
Telephone Tales – Gianni Rodari
Teo Discovers the World – Violeta Denou
Tha Pesky Rat – Lauren Child
The Adventures of Baron Munchhausen – Gottfried August Burger
The Adventures of Gian Burrasca – Vamba
The Adventures of Maya the Bee – Waldemar Bonsels
The Adventures of Peach Boy – Unknown
The Adventures of Rupert the Toad – Roy Berocay
The Adventures of the Dish and the Spoon – Mini Grey
The Adventures of the Wishing Chair – Enid Blyton
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer – Mark Twain
The Amulet of Samarkand – Jonathan Stroud
The Arrival – Shaun Tan
The Baby’s Catalogue – Allan Ahlberg
The Baron in the Trees – Italo Calvino
The Battle of Bubble and Squeak – Philippa Pearce
The Bear Went Over the Mountain – John Prater
The Bears on Hemlock Mountain – Alice Dalgliesh
The Bears’ Famous Invasion of Sicily – Dino Buzzati
The Bed and Breakfast Star – Jacqueline Wilson
The Berenstain Bears – Stan and Jan Berenstain
The Best Nest – P.D. Eastman
The BFG – Roald Dahl
The Big Sister – Siv Widerberg
The Black Corsair – Emilio Salgari
The Black Smurfs – Peyo
The Black Stallion – Walter Farley
The Blue Fairy Books – Andrew Lang
The Bobbsey Twins – Laura Lee Hope
The Bonny Pit Laddie – Frederick Grice
The Book of Three – Lloyd Alexander
The Borrowers – Mary Norton
The Box of Delights – John Masefield
The Boxcar Children – Gertrude Chandler Warner
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – John Boyne
The Boy Who Grew Flowers – Jen Wojtowicz
The Boy, the Swallow and the Cat – Miguel Bunuel
The Brothers Lionheart – Astrid Lindgren
The Call of the Wild – Jack London
The Canterville Ghost – Oscar Wilde
The Carpet People – Terry Pratchett
The Cat That Lived a Million Times – Yoko Sano
The Cat: Or, How I Lost Eternity – Jutta Richter
The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
The Cave Children – Alois Theodor Sonnleitner
The Changeover – Margaret Mahy
The Cherry Kids – Constantin Chirita
The Children from Number 67 – Lisa Tetzner and Kurt Held
The Children of Green Knowe – Lucy Boston
The Children of New Forest – Captain Frederick Marryat
The Children of the Forest – Elsa Beskow
The Chocolate War – Robert Cormier
The Church Mouse – Graham Oakley
The Circus is Coming – Noel Streatfeild
The Cloud – Gudrun Pausewang
The Cloven Viscount – Italo Calvino
The Companions – Lygua Bojunga Nunes
The Composition – Antonio Skarmeta
The Coral Island – Robert Michael Ballantyne
The Cow Who Fell in the Canal – Phyllis Krasilovsky
The Cricket in Times Square – George Selden
The Crowstarver – Dick King-Smith
The Cuckoo Clock – Mrs. Molesworth
The Cucumber King – Christine Nostlinger
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time – Mark Haddon
The Dark Frigate – Charles Hawes
The Dark is Rising – Susan Cooper
The Day I Learned to Tame Spiders – Jutta Richter
The Day the Babies Crawled Away – Peggy Rathmann
The Death Book – Pernilla Stalfelt
The Demon Headmaster – Gillian Cross
The Devil’s Arithmetic – Jane Yolen
The Dog with the Yellow Heart – Jutta Richter
The Dolls’ House – Rumer Godden
The Dolphin Crossing – Jill Paton Walsh
The Dreams of the Toad – Javier Villafane
The Duck in the Gun – Joy Cowley
The Dutch Twins – Lucy Fitch Perkins
The Edge of the Cloud – K.M. Peyton
The Eighteenth Emergency – Betsy Byars
The Elephant and the Bad Baby – Elfrida Vipont
The Emperor’s New Clothes – Hans Christian Andersen
The Extraordinary Adventures of Massagran – Josep Maria Folch i Torres
The Eye of the Wolf – Daniel Pennac
The Family from One End Street – Eve Garnett
The Fantastic Antonita – Borita Casas
The Far-Distant Oxus – K. Hull and P. Whitlock
The Fellowship of the Ring – J.R.R. Tolkien
The Fib – George Layton
The Field Guide – Holly Black
The Fifth Form at St. Dominic’s – Talbot Baines Reed
The Fire-Eaters – David Almond
The Fortunes of Philippa – Angela Brazil
The Friends – Rosa Guy
The Garden – Jiri Trnka
The Gathering – Isobelle Carmody
The Ghost Drum – Susan Price
The Ghost of Thomas Kempe – Penelope Lively
The Giant Jam Sandwich – Janet Burroway
The Gifting – Sophie Masson
The Girl and the Jackdraw Tree – Riitta Jalonen
The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses – Paul Goble
The Giver – Lois Lowry
The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein
The Goalkeeper’s Revenge – Bill Naughton
The Good Little Devil – Comtesse de Segur
The Good Master – Kate Seredy
The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman
The Great Escape from City Zoo – Tohby Riddle
The Happy Prince – Oscar Wilde
The Happy Return – C.S. Forester
The Hardy Boys 1: The Tower Treasure – Franklin Dixon
The Haunting – Margaret Mahy
The Hedgehog Tree – Antonio Gramsci
The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hodgeheg – Dick King-Smith
The Hound of the Baskervilles – Arthur Conan Doyle
The Hound of the Mound and the Frog of the Bog – Ana Maria Machado
The Hounds of the Morrigan – Pat O’Shea
The House that Jack Built – Unknown
The Hundred and One Dalmatians – Dodie Smith
The Hundred Dresses – Eleanor Estes
The Illustrated Mum – Jacqueline Wilson
The Incredible Journey – Sheila Burnford
The Indian in the Cupboard – Lynne Reid Banks
The Invention of Hugo Cabret – Brian Selznick
The Iron Man: A Children’s Story in Five Nights – Ted Hughes
The Island on Bird Street – Uri Orlev
The Jolly Aunt – Lothar Meggendorfer
The Jolly Postman – Allan Ahlberg
The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling
The Kaziranga Trail – Arup Kumar Dutta
The Keeping Quilt – Patricia Polacco
The Keys to the Kingdom: Mister Monday – Garth Nix
The King of Copper Mountains 0 Paul Biegel
The Lark and the Lauren – Barbara Willard
The Last Giants – Francois Place
The Letter to the King – Tonke Dragt
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch – Ronda Armitage
The Lion – Joseph Kessel
The Little Bird – Paro Anand
The Little Captain – Paul Biegel
The Little Fox – Istvan Fekete
The Little Grey Men – B.B.
The Little Horse Bus – Graham Greene
The Little House – Virginia Lee Burton
The Little Man Dressed in Gray – Fernando Alonso
The Little Mermaid – Hans Christian Andersen
The Little Pot Boiler – Spike Milligan
The Little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
The Little Red Engine Gets a Name – Diana Ross
The Little Red Lighthouse – Hildegarde Swift
The Little White Horse – Elizabeth Goudge
The Little Wooden Horse – Ursula Williams
The Love Book – Pernilla Stalfelt
The Machine Gunners – Robert Westall
The Magic Fishbone – Charles Dickens
The Magic Pocket – Michio Mado
The Magic Pudding – Norman Lindsay
The Min-Min – Mavis Thorpe Clark
The Mouse and His Child – Russell Hoban
The Mouse and the Motorcycle – Beverly Cleary
The Mystery of the Yellow Room – Gaston Leroux
The Naming of Tishkin Silk – Glenda Millard
The Nargun and the Stars – Patricia Wrightson
The New Kid on the Block – Jack Prelutsky
The Night Pirates – Perter Harris
The Non Existant Knight – Italo Calvino
The Nutcracker and Other Tales – E.T.A. Hoffmann
The October Child – Eleanor Spence
The Orange Cow – Nathan Hale
The Otterbury Incident – Cecil Day-Lewis
The Outsiders – S.E. Hinton
The Owl Service – Alan Garner
The Painted House – Montserrat del Amo
The Paper Bag Princess – Robert Munsch
The Papunya School Book – Nadia Wheatley
The Path – Miguel Delibes
The People Could Fly – Virginia Hamilton
The Peppermint Pig – Nina Bawden
The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster
The Pied Piper of Hamelin – Robert Browning
The Pigman – Paul Zindel
The Polar Express – Chris Van Allsburg
The Prince and the Pauper – Mark Twain
The Prince of Motordu – Pef
The Princess and the Goblin – George MacDonald
The Princess Who Had Magic Fingers – Maria Luisa Gefaell
The Prisoner of Zenda – Anthony Hope
The Quangle Wangle’s Hat – Edward Lear
The Quinkins – Percy Trezise and Dick Roughsey
The Railway Children – E. Nesbit
The Rattle Bag – Eddited by Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes
The Real Thief – William Steig
The Red Pony – John Steinbeck
The Red Shoe – Ursula Dubosarsky
The Red U: A Story for Lads – Wilhelm Matthiessen
The Robber Hotzenplotz – Otfried PreuBler
The Rose and the Ring – William Makepeace Thackeray
The Ruby in the Smoke – Philip Pullman
The Running Man – Michael Gerard Bauer
The Scarecrows – Robert Westall
The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne
The School at the Chalet – Elinor Brent-Dyer
The School for Cats – Esther Averill
The Sea at the End of the Forest – Pinin Carpi
The Sea Monster – Christopher Wormell
The Seasons in the City – Italo Calvino
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole – Sue Townsend
The Secret Garden – F. Hodgson Burnett
The Secret of the Old Clock – Carolyn Keene
The Sentinels – Peter Carter
The Sheep-Pig – Dick King-Smith
The Ship That Flew – Hilda Lewis
The Silver Brumby – Elyne Mitchell
The Silver Jaguar – Hermann Schulz
The Silver Sword – Ian Serraillier
The Slave Dancer – Paula Fox
The Slightly True Story of Cedar B. Hartley – Martine Muray
The Snow Spider – Jenny Nimmo
The Snowman – Raymond Briggs
The Snowy Day – Ezra Jack Keats
The Sons of the Great Bear – Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich
The Spirit Wind – Max Fatchen
The Squirrel, the Hare and the Little Grey Rabbit – Alison Uttley
The Sterkarm Handshake – Susan Price
The Stone Book – Alan Garner
The Story of a Seagull – Luis Sepulveda
The Story of Babar – Jean de Brunhoff
The Story of Doctor Dolittle – Hugh Loftring
The Story of Ferdinand – Munro Leaf
The Story of the Little Mole – Werner Holzwarth
The Story of the Root Children – Sibylle von Olfers
The Story of the Treasure Seekers – E. Nesbit
The Story of Tracy Beaker – Jacqueline Wilson
The Stowaway of the Ulysses – Ana Maria Matute
The Summer Book – Tove Jansson
The Summer of the Swans – Betsy Byars
The Swish of the Curtain – Pamela Brown
The Swiss Family Robinson – Johann D. Wyss
The Sword in the Stone – T.H. White
The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck – Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher – Beatrix Potter
The Tale of Peter Rabbit – Beatrix Potter
The Thirteen Clocks – James Thurber
The Three Musketeers – Alexandre Dumas, Sr.
The Three Robbers – Tomi Ungerer
The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Judith Kerr
The Tigers of Mompracem – Emilio Salgari
The Treasure in Silver Lake – Karl May
The Trouble with Donovan Croft – Bernard Ashley
The Turbulent Term of Tyke Tiler – Gene Kemp
The Twelve and the Genii – Pauline Clarke
The Twenty-One Balloons – William Pene Du Bois
The Ugly Duckling – Hans Christian Andersen
The Valley of the Fireflies – Gloria Cecilia Diaz
The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle
The View From Saturday – E.L. Konigsburg
The Vile Village – Lemony Snicket
The Village by the Sea – Anita Desal
The Visits – Silvia Schujer
The War of the Buttons – Louis Pergaud
The Warden’s Niece – Gillian Avery
The Water-Babies – Charles Kingsley
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen – Alan Garner
The Westing Game – Ellen Raskin
The Whale Rider – Witi Ihimaera
The Wheel on the School – Meindert DeJong
The White Stone – Gunnel Linde
The Widemouthed Frog – Francine Vidal
The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
The Wind Singer – William Nicholson
The Winged Watchman – Hilda van Stockum
The Witch of Blackbird Pond – Elizabeth George Speare
The Wolves in the Walls – Neil Gaiman
The Wolves of Willoughby Chase – Joan Aiken
The Wonderful Adventures of Nils – Selma Lagerlof
The Wonderful Farm – Marcel Ayme
The Wonderful Tree – Ulf Lofgren
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Lyman Frank Baum
The Wool-Pack: A Tale of Adventure – Cynthia Harnett
The Worst Witch – Jill Murphy
The Yearling – Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
The Young Visiters – Daisy Ashford
There Will be Wolves – Karleen Bradford
This Is the Bear – Sarah Hayes
Thomas the Tank Engine – Reverend Awdry
Thorn Castle – Istvan Fekete
Three Fairy Tales – Gustavo Martin Garzo
Through the Looking Glass – Lewis Carroll
Thunder and Lightnings – Jan Mark
Thunderwith – Libby Hathorn
Thursday’s Child – Sonya Hartnett
Tickle, Tickle – Helen Oxenbury
Time of Trial – Hester Burton
Tintin in the Land of the Soviets – Herge
Titeuf – Zep
To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
Toby – Craciela Beatriz Cabal
Toby Alone – Timothee de Fombelle
Tom Brown’s Schooldays – Thomas Hughes
Tom’s Midnight Garden – Philippa Pearce
Tomb Raiders – Odile Weulersse
Tomorrow, When the War Began – John Marsden
Tow Truck Pluk – Annie M.G. Schmidt
Traditional Chinese Folktales – Unknown
Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson
Troy – Adele Geras
Truckers – Terry Pratchett
Tuck Everlasting – Natalie Babbitt
Tulku – Peter Dickinson
Tweet Tweet – Ludmila Podjavorinska
Twilight – Stephanie Meyer
Two Little Bears – Hanna Muschg
Two Weeks with the Queen – Morris Gleitzman
Twopence a Tub – Susan Price
Ug: Boy Genius of the Stone Age – Raymond Briggs
Uncle – J.P. Martin
Uncle Remus Stories – Joel Chandler Harris
Under the Mountain – Maurice Gee
Underground to Canada – Barbara Smucker
Unknown or Forgotten Princess – Philippe Lechermeier
Up in the Tree – Margaret Atwood
Uppo the Bear – Elina Karjalainen
Utterly Me, Clarice Bean – Lauren Child
Velveteen Rabbit – Margery Williams
Viking’s Dawn – Henry Treece
Walk Two Moons – Sharon Creech
Walkabout – James Vance Marshall
Walking Naked – Alyssa Brugman
War Horse – Michael Morpurgo
Warrior Scarlet – Rosemary Sutcliff
Watch Out for the Cat – Silvana Gandolfi
Watership Down – Richard Adams
Way Home – Libby Hathorn
We Are the Triplets – Roser Capdevila
We Couldn’t Leave Dinah – Mary Treadgold
We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Michael Rosen
What Celia Says – Elena Fortun
What Do People Do All Day? – Richard Scarry
What Does the Mouse Think on Thursday? – Josef Guggenmos
What Katy Did – Susan Coolidge
When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit – Judith Kerr
When the Snow Fell – Hanning Mankell
When the Wind Blows – Raymond Briggs
When the World Was Still Young – Jurg Schubiger
Where the Lilies Bloom – Vera and Bill Cleaver
Where the Red Fern Grows – Wilson Rawls
Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein
Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak
Where’s My Teddy? – Jez Alborough
Where’s Spot? – Eric Hill
Whipping Boy – Sid Fleischman
Whispers in the Graveyeard – Theresa Breslin
White Fang – Jack London
Who Does This Kid Take After? – Eva Janikovszky
Who’s Seen the Scissors? – Fernando Krahn
Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears – Verna Aardema
Why the Whales Came – Michael Morpurgo
Wind on the Moon – Eric Linklater
Window – Jeannie Baker
Winnie the Witch – Valerie Thomas
Winter in Wartime – Jan Terlouw
Winter Song – Jean-Claude Mourlevat
Witch Child – Celia Rees
With Clive in India – George Alfred Henty
Wolf Brother – Michelle Paver
Woods of Windri – Violet Needham
Worzel Gummidge – Barbara Euphan Todd
You’re All My Favourites – Sam McBratney
Zazie in the Metro – Raymond Queneau