Thursday, August 26, 2010

1001 Kids Books to Read Before You Grow Up

I came across a book by this name at Indigo the other day, and had no trouble finding a list of the thousand books mentioned. Some of them were predictable. Some of them were titles I had never heard of. And almost 100 of them are in the public domain. I put together a clickable list of these below for your enjoyment. Happy reading!

Works of Beatrix Potter by Beatrix Potter

Grimms's Fairy Tales by the Grimm Brothers

A Visit from Saint Nicholas by Clement C. Moore

Fairy Tales by Hans Christian Andersen

Book of Nonsense by Edward Lear

Max and Maurice by Heinrich Busch

The Magic Fishbone by Charles Dickens

A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson

The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Perez the Mouse by Luis Coloma

Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling

The Dutch Twins by Lucy Fitch Perkins

The Adventures of Maya the Bee by Waldemar Bonsels

The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsey

The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams

My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett

Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Arabian Nights by Unknown

Tales from Shakespeare by Charles and Mary Lamb

The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Wyss

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll

At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

The Cuckoo Clock by Mrs. Molesworth

The Princess and the Goblin by George MacDonald

Nobody's Boy by Hector Malot

Uncle Remus Stories by Joel Harris

The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain

Pinocchio by Carlo Collidi

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Canterville Ghost by Oscar Wilde

The Happy Prince by Oscar Wilde

Moonfleet by J. Meade Falkner

The Story of the Treasure Seekers by E. Nesbit

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Five children and It by E. Nesbit

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm by Kate Douglas Wiggin

The Bobbsey Twins by Laura Lee Hope

A Little Princess by Francis Hodgson Burnett

Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie

Cautionary Tales of Children by Hilarie Belloc

Arsene Lupin, Gentleman-Burglar by Maruice Leblanc

The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Pollyana by Eleanor H. Porter

The Young Visiters by Daisy Ashford

The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting

Just William by Richmal Crompton

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

The Three Musketeers by Alexander Dumas

The Children of the New Forest by Frederick Marryat

The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Rose and the Ring by William Makepeace Thackeray

Tom Brown's Schooldays by Thomas Hughes

The Coral Island by Robert Ballantyne

Eric, or Little by Little by Frederic Farrar

Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier

Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne

What Katy Did by Susan Coolidge

Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne

The Fifth Form at St. Dominics by Talbot Reed

With Clive in India by George Henty

Kidnapped by Robert L. Stevenson

Heart by Edmondo de Amicis

Seven Little Australians by Ethel Turner

The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope

The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

White Fang by Jack London

The Railway Children by E. Nesbit

The Fortunes of Philippa by Angela Brazil

Mystery of the Yellow Room by Gaston Leroux

A Girl of The Limberlost by Gene Stratton Porter

Emily Climbs by L. M. Montgomery

See also: 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4)

1 comment:

Darlene said...

Hi, there! Just came across your blog while searching for information about this book title. The listology link is gone. By any chance, did you save a copy of the booklist? I'd love to see it!