Rediscovering the Classics: Some of the Best Children’s Books

The Wind in the Willows

It’s important for children to read as wide a variety of material as possible, but the likes of Harry Potter and the Lord of the Rings have swamped children’s literature and overtaken a generation’s imagination. Whilst it is great they are enjoying these novels, it is still important to be as diverse as possible. It […]


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Shadow by Michael Morpurgo

Shadow

English author Michael Andrew Bridge Morpurgo is the third Children’s Laureate. He has written more than 100 children’s books; and five of them have been made into films. Shadow is a story of a boy from Afganistan. Aman is an illegal immigrant who is looking for an asylum in Britain. Aman’s father has been murdered. […]


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The Borrowers – Mary Norton

The Borrowers

Mary Norton is one of the most famous and successful British authors. Although she is mainly famous for her Borrowers series, she has a very special space in World’s children’s literature. She began her writing career in 1943 with a book titled “How to Become a Witch in Ten Easy Lessons”. The first Borrowers book […]


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Kenneth Graheme – The Wind in the Willows

The Wind in the Willows

There aren’t many books in World literature that are read with enthusiasm by all people both adults and children. Those books are loved, read and re-read many times during a lifetime. Using those great and important books parents educate their kids and occasionally turn a leaf or two in search for that life-knowledge. The Wind […]


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Billionaire Boy – David Walliams

Billionaire Boy

David Edward Walliams is an English comedian best known for Little Britain and Come Fly With Me. He’s not somebody who you’d like near your children but give the chap a chance. He’s actually very good! He published the first of his children’s books (a novel The Boy in the Dress) in 2008. Billionaire Boy […]


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The Railway Children

The Railway Children

Roberta, Peter, Phyllis and their mother live in a cozy London home.  But, after their father suddenly disappears with two strangers, they are forced to go live in a small cottage in the country.  Their mother, an author, does everything she can to make things better for her family by writing books all the time. […]


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