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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #15 on: June 05, 2008, 09:57:40 PM »
Anything by Dr. Seuss or A.A. Milne.  Also, I second the recommendation for Caps For Sale - that's such a classic.
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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #16 on: July 02, 2008, 06:45:52 PM »
I'd recommend anything by Helen Cooper. "Pumpkin Soup" is a good one. Her books are incredibly well illustrated!

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« Reply #17 on: September 10, 2008, 05:52:01 PM »
ive read the first three boxcar children to my four year old and he loved them. im just about half way through my side of the mountian, some times he likes it some times he doesnt  it may be a little old for him, but i like it anyway. my two year old likes the P.K. Hallinan books she picks them every time.

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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #18 on: September 26, 2008, 05:07:10 AM »
Mo Willems.  The man is a genius.
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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #19 on: September 26, 2008, 06:06:28 PM »
Time to Pee is a great book.  My 3 yr old loves that book.  It gives her the opportunity to brag about how she is a big girl.

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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #20 on: October 31, 2008, 06:31:20 AM »
When their a bit older--or seven, i guess--read to them The Last Unicorn. Its the perfect introduction to fantasy, i think.
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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #21 on: December 13, 2008, 05:20:33 PM »
Anything by:

Dr. Suess
Mary Osborn (Magic Tree House)
Brandon Sanderson (Any book by him)
Tony Abbott (Secret of Droon)


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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #22 on: January 07, 2009, 04:26:14 PM »
George the Dirty White Dog or something like that. I forget. Something abouta  dog named George. Also—Everyone Poops–and–Why We Fart–and–The Gas We Pass. Nice reads.
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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #23 on: February 20, 2009, 08:43:54 PM »
My daughter liked Mr Klutz is Nuts (about a principal that goes to extreme ends to get the kids to do their homework) and she reads the various disney short story anthologies regularly.
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« Reply #24 on: February 21, 2009, 12:26:12 AM »
I picked up a Looney Tunes anthology for 50 cents at the library and it has been read nearly constantly since it came home a week ago.  You never can tell what your kids will like.  I just pick up random stuff at the library book sale and garage sales.

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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #25 on: June 01, 2009, 04:53:08 PM »
You can't go wrong with The Princess and the Goblin and its follow-up The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald if you're looking for a couple of fantastic fantasy books that'll spark your child's (and your own) imagination.  These stories are reported to have been favorites of Tolkien in his youth and speaking for myself, I enjoyed them a great deal as an adult.  I managed to score a really old copy several years back and the musty smell, combined with the sweet story, still stays with me.
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« Reply #26 on: July 20, 2009, 11:09:12 PM »
In 1st of 2nd grade i started reading Fantasy and one of the series that hooked me on the genre was Diadem (Books of Magic) by John Peel...my reading level was higher than the average person my age so i have no clue if it is a childs book or YA
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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #27 on: July 29, 2009, 04:20:22 AM »
This is maybe a bit older than "children" but for like 9-10 year old kids (and older; I still read them), if you wanna introduce them to a bit of fantasy, The Children of The Red King series is pretty good IMO.

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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #28 on: October 02, 2009, 05:22:46 AM »
Thomas the Tank engine books are all great, as are the Dora and Diego books. Always good grammar and proper English (and Spanish! lol) and always always moralistic and educational, yet fun.

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Re: Children's Books Recommendations
« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2009, 04:25:03 AM »
When I was little, I always liked 'King Bidgood's in the Bathtub' and 'Piggie Pie.'