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Classic Literature for Children

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Classic Literature for Children

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Classic Literature for Children

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Listeners suggest their all-time favorite children's books:

Top Five Suggestions:

1.) The Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis

2.) Charlotte's Web, E.B. White

3.) A Wrinkle in Time, Madeleine L'Engle

4.) The Little House Series, Laura Ingalls Wilder

5.) The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien

More Listener Suggestions:

The Phantom Tollbooth, Norton Juster

Bridge to Terabithia, Katherine

The Redwall Series, Brian Jacques

His Dark Materials Trilogy, Philip Pullman

Little Women, Louise Mary Alcott

Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak

The Giving Tree, Shel Silverstein

The Wind in the Willows, Kenneth Grahame

A Series of Unfortunate Events (series), Lemony Snicket

The Little Prince, Antoine de Saint Exup'ery

James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl

The Secret Garden, Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Dark is Rising Sequence, Susan Cooper

Boxcar Children (series), Gertrude Chandler

Watership Down, Richard Adams

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