10 Best Children's Books of ALL TIME!
A book can introduce us to a whole new world, where we can transform into another dimension and use our imagination to the max. For those people that say they do not enjoy reading just haven't found the right book yet (There are many fish in the sea!). Children are recommended to gain exposure to books at a young age to promote their creativity. The following ten books are those that have thrilled generations of children, and no child should grow up without experiencing them!
1. Goodnight Moon (Written by Margaret Brown)
School Library Journal listed this book as the Top 100 Picture Books in 2012 and is recognized as one of the teachers' top 100 books for kids by the National Education Association. Goodnight Moon is a simple but great children's picture book that is well-admired by children as a bedtime story. In this book, a bunny goes through a process of saying goodnight to all things that are visible to him from his room. Goodnight noises, Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Air everywhere.
2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Written by Eric Carle)
One of the great children's classics of all time, The Very Hungry Caterpillar pictographically tells the evolution of caterpillars eating his way complete an array of food to pupate into a pretty butterfly ultimately. According to Amazon, a copy of this children's book is sold each thirty seconds somewhere in the world. This book educates children about days of the week, foods, and the butterfly life cycle. The Royal Entomological Society endorses it (BestBrands4All).
3.Where the Wild Things Are (Written by Maurice Sendak)
Where Are the Wild Things won Sendak the Caldecott Medal and is suitable for both adults and kids. The story discusses a boy John Max, who, with a wolf outfit, goes to his bedroom and sails away into a strange island where he faces wild things.
4. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (Written by Bill Martin Jr)
Published in 1967, this book assisted the jump-start career of Eric Carle as an eventual and illustrator author of children's books such as The Very Hungry Caterpillar, which is at number two on our list. In its plot, animals take turns catching glimpses of each other.
5. The Polar Express (written by Chris Van Allsburg)
The writer of this book won a Caldecott Medal for this 1985 book. It was later adapted into a successful film. In its plot, a young boy, awakened by a train on Christmas Eve, learns only believes can hear the bell.
6. The Giving Tree (written by Shel Silverstein)
Shel Silverstein was not only a book writer. Before writing children's books, he worked for the adult-themed Playboy magazine as a cartoonist in the 1950s. Giving Tree is a parable about a tree that provides to a boy who keeps wanting more.
7. The Cat in the Hat (written by Dr. Seuss)
Regarded as one of the best-selling children's books of all time and film and adapted into animation, Theodor Geisel wrote and illustrated The Cat in the Hat under the pen name of Dr. Seuss. This story of children tells about an anthropomorphic cat who shows up at the house of Sally, creates a mess while entertaining her and her brother, and cleans up with the assistance of his friends, Thing One and Thing Two, just before he is caught.
8. Charlotte's Web (written by E. B. White)
Direct-to-video sequels and a video game, Inspiring animations, live-action films, Charlotte's Web by E. B. White, is counted as a classic in English literature of children and one of the best-selling paperbacks of all time. The story is about a spider named Charlotte and a pig named Wilbur; when the farmer is about to slaughter Wilbur, Charlotte uses her web-making expertise to make praise-worthy words for Wilbur to save him from slaughter.
9. Harold and the Purple Crayon (written by Crockett Johnson)
How great would it be if we could quickly draw the world as we understand it? Crockett Johnson explores this opportunity in Harold and the Purple Crayon, where an inquiring four-year-old boy owns a purple crayon with which he makes the world by drawing it. Because of this power, he takes several adventures, and when he feels sleepy, he quickly brings a bed and falls asleep on it. This's the most famous book by Johnson, which has also motivated several adaptations.
10. Little Women (written by Louis May Alcott)
Appropriate for adults and children, the all-time classic, Little Women, is tough to classify into one genre. It is said to include a family drama, romance, and adventure, and broad women-oriented depicting themes like domesticity, love, and giving every character a separate female identity of their own. It is adapted many times into film and also a Japanese anime. The story states about four sisters and their journey from childhood to becoming women. Several say that the plot is loosely based on the life of Alcott and her sisters.
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