Saturday, April 19, 2008

100 Best Childrens Books of the 20th Century

This is a list compiled by an outside source of the 100 Best Childrens Books of the 20th Century. It is arranged by Author. Book!

Enjoy! Just for fun I counted how many I had read and it was only 10!

Adams. Watership Down
Ardizzone. Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain
Averill. The Cat Club
Babbitt. Tuck Everlasting
Banner. Ant and Bee and Kind Dog
Bemelmans. Madeline
Bishop. Five Chinese Brothers
Boston. Children of Green Knowe
Brown. The Runaway Bunny
Brown. Goodnight Moon
Burton. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
Burton. The Little House
Cannon. Stellaluna
Carle. Very Hungry Caterpillar
Clark. The Poppy-Seed Cakes
Cooper. The Dark is Rising
Dahl. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Daugherty. Andy and the Lion
D'Aulaire. Ola and Blakken
De Brunhoff. L'Histoire de Babar
Dickinson. A Bone From A Dry Sea
Du Bois. Lion
Du Bois. The Twenty-One Balloons
Eager. Half-Magic
Enright. Thimble Summer
Estes. The Moffats
Ets. Mister Penny
Farjeon. Martin Pippin in the Daisy Field
Fenton. Penny Candy
Field. Hitty
Fitzhugh. Harriet the Spy
Flack. The Story About Ping
Freeman. Corduroy
Gag. Millions of Cats
Garner. The Stone Book Quartet
Hale. Orlando Buys A Farm
Hamilton. The Magical Adv. of Pretty Pearl
Heide. The Shrinking of Treehorn
Henry. King of the Wind
Heyward. The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
Hoban. Bedtime for Frances
Holling. Paddle-to-the-Sea
Jansson. Finn Family Moomintroll
Johnson. Harold and the Purple Crayon
Keats. The Snowy Day
Konigsburg. Throwing Shadows
Langton. The Diamond in the Window
Lawson. Ben and Me
Leaf. Wee Gillis
Leaf. The Story of Ferdinand
L'Engle. A Wrinkle in Time
Lenski. [The Small Transportation series]
Lindgren. Pippi Longstocking
Lionni. Little Blue and Little Yellow
Lionni. Frederick
Lovelace. Betsy-Tacy
MacDonald. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle
Mahy. Memory
Mayne. Earthfasts
McCloskey. Blueberries for Sal
McCloskey. Burt Dow, Deep Water Man
Milne. Winnie the Pooh
Milne. When We Were Very Young
Mosel. Tikki Tikki Tembo
Munari. The Circus in the Mist
Newberry. Herbert the Lion
Newberry. April's Kittens
Norton. The Borrowers
Oakley. The Church Mouse
Paterson. Bridge to Terabithia
Paton Walsh. Unleaving
Pearce. Tom's Midnight Garden
Pullman. Northern Lights/Golden Compass
Ransome. Swallows and Amazons
Sandburg. The Wedding Procession of the Rag Doll and the Broom Handle
Sendak. The Nutshell Library
Sendak. Where the Wild Things Are
Seuss. Green Eggs and Ham
Seuss. Horton Hatches the Egg
Sleator. The Angry Moon
Slobodkina. Caps for Sale
Speare. Witch of Blackbird Pond
Steig. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble
Stong. Honk the Moose
Streatfeild. Ballet Shoes
Sutcliff. Knight's Fee
Taylor. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry!
Thurber. Many Moons
Tison. Barbapapa
Tolkien. The Hobbit
Travers. Mary Poppins
Ungerer. Crictor
Vipont. The Elephant and the Bad Baby
Ward. The Biggest Bear
Wells. Max's Breakfast
White, E.B. Charlotte's Web
White, T.H. The Sword in the Stone
Wilder. The Long Winter
Zindel. The Pigman
Zion. Harry the Dirty Dog

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