To Read List: Children’s Books

Last update: 2 April 2016

  1. Where the Wild Things Are – Maurice Sendak (4 Jan 2016)
  2. The Snowy Day – Ezra Jack Keats (4 Jan 2016)
  3. Goodnight Moon – Margaret Wise Brown (5 Jan 2016)
  4. Blueberries for Sal – Robert McCloskey
  5. Little Bear (series) – Else Holmelund Minarek
  6. Owl Moon – Jane Yolen (2 April 2016)
  7. The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein (2 April 2016)
  8. The True Story of the Three Little Pigs – Jon Scieszka (2 April 2016)
  9. Tuesday – David Wiesner (2 April 2016)
  10. Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein (2 April 2016)
  11. Harold and the Purple Crayon – Crockett Johnson (2 April 2016)
  12. Make Way for Ducklings – Robert McCloskey (2 April 2016)
  13. Olivia – Ian Falconer (2 April 2016)
  14. Madeline (series) – Ludwig Bemelmans
  15. Anno’s Journey – Mitsumasa Anno
  16. Frog and Toad (series) – Arnold Lobel
  17. Click, Clack, Moo – Doreen Cronin
  18. The Story of Ferdinand – Munro Leaf
  19. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus – Mo Williams
  20. The Lorax – Dr. Seuss
  21. Corduroy – Don Freeman
  22. I Want My Hat Back – Jon Klassen
  23. Miss Rumphius – Barbara Cooney
  24. Brave Irene – William Steig
  25. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day – Judith Viorst
  26. The Cat in the Hat – Dr. Seuss
  27. Press Here – Herve Tullet
  28. The Day the Crayons Quit – Drew Daywalt
  29. Whistle for Willie – Ezra Jack Keats
  30. The Garden of Abdul Gasazi – Chris Van Allsburg
  31. Yertle the Turtle – Dr. Seuss
  32. Millions of Cats – Wanda Gag
  33. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom – Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
  34. A Bear Called Paddington – Michael Bond
  35. Winnie the Pooh – A.A. Milne
  36. The Tale of Peter Rabbit – Beatrix Potter
  37. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel – Virginia Lee Burton
  38. Go Dog, Go – P.D. Eastman
  39. Mama Don’t Allow – Thacher Hurd
  40. Eloise – Kay Thompson
  41. Bread and Jam for Frances – Russell Hoban
  42. Amelia Bedelia – Peggy Parish
  43. Love You Forever – Robert Munsch
  44. Animalia – Graeme Base
  45. In the Night Kitchen – Maurice Sendak
  46. Diary of a Wombat – Jackie French
  47. Tikki Tikki Tembo – Arlene Mosel
  48. Extra Yarn – Mac Barnett
  49. Good Dog, Carl – Alexandra Day
  50. My Father’s Dragon – Ruth Stiles Gannett
  51. Hello, Rock – Roger Bradfield
  52. The Gruffalo – Julia Donaldson
  53. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble – William Steig
  54. The Important Book – Margaret Wise Brown
  55. Jazz Walter – Dean Myers
  56. The Stranger – Chris Van Allsburg
  57. The Very Hungry Caterpillar – Eric Carle
  58. Elephant and Piggie (series) – Mo Willems
  59. Jenny and the Cat Club – Esther Averill
  60. The Runaway Bunny – Margaret Wise Brown
  61. Pippi Longstocking – Astrid Lindgren
  62. Journey – Aaron Becker
  63. Green Eggs and Ham – Dr. Seuss
  64. The Red Balloon – Albert Lamorisse
  65. Little Owl’s Night – Divya Srinivasan
  66. Paddle-to-the-Sea – Holling Clancy Holling
  67. Katy and the Big Snow – Virginia Lee Burton
  68. A Sick Day for Amos McGee – Philip C. Stead
  69. Slow Loris – Alexis Deacon
  70. The Color Kittens – Margaret Wise Brown
  71. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore – William Joyce
  72. Oh, The Places You’ll Go! – Dr. Seuss
  73. The Little Engine That Could – Watty Piper
  74. Cars and Trucks and Things That Go – Richard Scarry
  75. The New Kid on the Block – Jack Prelutsky
  76. How Rocket Learned to Read – Tad Hills
  77. The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales – Jon Scieszka
  78. The Story of Babar – Jean de Brunhoff
  79. The Three Questions – Jon J. Muth
  80. Grandfather’s Journey – Allen Say
  81. We Are the Ship – Kadir Nelson
  82. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt – Helen Oxenbury and Michael Rosen
  83. Arthur’s Nose (series) – Marc Brown
  84. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie – Laura Joffe Numeroff
  85. Sayonara, Mrs. Kackleman – Maira Kalman
  86. Miss Nelson is Missing – Harry Allard
  87. Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse – Kevin Henkes
  88. Alligator Pie – Dennis Lee
  89. Everyone Poops – Taro Gomi
  90. Rain Makes Applesauce – Julian Scheer
  91. Lon Po Po – Ed Young
  92. The Berenstain Bears (series) – Stan & Jan Berenstain
  93. Mr. Popper’s Penguins – Richard and Florence Atwater
  94. Library Lion – Michelle Knudsen
  95. The Real Mother Goose – Blanche Fisher Wright
  96. Harry the Dirty Dog – Gene Zion
  97. Out of My Mind Sharon M. Draper
  98. The Poky Little Puppy – Janette Sebring Lowrey
  99. Pete the Cat (series) – Eric Litwin
  100. Stellaluna – Janell Cannon

Link: http://time.com/100-best-childrens-books/