25 Favourite Children’s Books

As a company that loves books, we have chosen 25 of our favourite children’s books as part of our 25th birthday. With so many to choose from it was hard to narrow it down but here are our final choices…

  • The Famous Five by Enid Blyton
  • The Worst Witch by Jill Murphy
  • Sideways Stories from Wayside School by Louis Sachar
  • Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket
  • The Hobbit by J R R Tolkien
  • Princess and the Pea by Hans Christian Andersen
  • The Tiger who came to Tea by Judith Kerr
  • Mr Tick the Teacher by Allan Ahlberg
  • Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell
  • Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl
  • The Forest of Boland Light Railway by ‘BB’
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • We’re going on bear hunt by Michael Rosen
  • The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
  • Little Wolf’s Book of Badness by Ian Whybrow
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
  • Harry Potter (and the Philosopher’s Stone) by J.K. Rowling
  • Goosebumps by R L Stine
  • Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
  • Kipper by Mick Inkpen
  • Burglar Bill by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
  • The Jolly Postman by Janet and Allan Ahlberg
  • Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae
  • Horrid Henry by Francesca Simon

We’d love to find out what your favourite is! Let us know in the comments section below.


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  1. Tricia Lennie August 27, 2016 at 9:41 am - Reply

    I was surprised to hear that my sons favourite from ‘back in the day’ was The Avocado Baby by John Burningham. Even more surprised when his friend from Uni agreed it was his too.

  2. Trish Burrow August 31, 2016 at 7:06 am - Reply

    I loved Beatrix Potter books as a child.

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