With the help of a Director at Random House Children’s Books, the Local Mom’s Network created a list of our all-time favorites!

Goodnight Moon
by Margaret Wise Brown

The Very Hungry Caterpillar
by Eric Carle

Where the Wild Things Are
by Maurice Sendak

The Giving Tree
by Shel Silverstein

Harold and the Purple Crayon
by Crockett Johnson

The Snowy Day
by Ezra Jack Keats

Olivia
by Ian Falconer

Madeline
by Ludwig Bemelmans

Corduroy
by Don Freeman

The Cat in the Hat
by Dr Seuss

Press Here
by Herve Tullet

Winnie the Pooh
by A.A. Milne

The Tale of Peter Rabbit
by Beatrix Potter

Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel
by Virginia Lee Burton

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Laura Joffe Numeroff

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See?
by Bill Martin Jr

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
by Judith Viorst

Duck and Goose
by Tad Hills

How to Babysit a Grandma
by Jeanne Reagan

Bridge to Terabithia
by Katherine Paterson

Charlotte’s Web
by E.B. White

From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
by E.L Konigsburg

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
by C.S. Lewis

Matilda
by Roald Dahl

Dream Animals, Day Dreamers and The Wonderful Things you Will Be
by Emily Martin

Counting by Sevens
by Holly Sloan

Wonder
by R.J. Palacio

Eleanor and Park
by Rainbow Rowell

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library
by Chris Grabenstein

Saving Mr. Terupt, Mr. Terupt Falls Again
by Rob Buyeau

Holes
by Louis Sacher

Goodbye Stranger, When you Reach Me
by Rebecca Stead

Nightmares Trilogy
by Jason Segal

Magic Tree House
by Mary Pope Osborne

What’s on your list of great children’s books?

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