Julia Eccleshare's "1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up"

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1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up is the perfect introduction to the very best books of childhood: those books that lie behind the making of every reader. From familiar fairy tales to The Very Hungry Caterpillar, from the Moomins to Northern Lights, this book covers the gamut of children’s literature from all over the world and every era.

Written by children’book reviewers, authors, and teachers (plus 30 celebrated children’s book authors and illustrators) it is up-to-date with the top pick of of fiction for every age. The reviews are accompanied by colour artworks from the books themselves and reproductions of the original jackets. 1001 Children’s Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up is an ideal reference reference for parents keen to introduce their children to the wonderful world of books – and for all adults who want to revisit their own childhood!

Julia Eccleshare is a writer, broadcaster and lecturer as well as Children’s Books Editor at the Guardian. She has chaired the Nestle Smarties Book Prize for the past eight years, is a judge of the Branford Boase First Novel Award and was also a judge for the Whitbread Children’s Book Prize in 2001.

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  1. 1.
    The Little Engine That Could
    by Watty Piper

  2. 2.
    Pat the Bunny (Touch and Feel Book)
    by Dorothy Kunhardt

  3. 3.
    Make Way for Ducklings (Viking Kestrel picture books)
    by Robert McCloskey

  4. 4.
    The Runaway Bunny
    by Margaret Wise Brown

  5. 6.
    Goodnight Moon
    by Margaret Wise Brown

  6. 7.
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    lavender's blue

  7. 8.
    Bedtime for Frances (Trophy Picture Books)
    by Russell Hoban

  8. 9.
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    Dick Bruna:miffy
    by Dick Bruna

  9. 10.
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    rosie's walk by Pat Hutchins

  10. 11.
    The Elephant and the Bad Baby
    by Elfrida Vipont & Raymond Briggs

  11. 12.
    The Very Hungry Caterpillar: Giant hardcover edition
    by Eric Carle

  12. 13.
    Mr. Gumpy's Outing
    by John Burningham

  13. 14.
    Meg and Mog (Meg & Mog)
    by Helen Nicoll

  14. 15.
    Good Night, Alfie Atkins
    by Gunilla Bergstrom

  15. 16.
    ?

  16. 18.
    ?

  17. 19.
    Each Peach Pear Plum (Picture Puffins)
    by Allan Ahlberg

  18. 20.
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    where's spot? by Eric Hilll

  19. 21.
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    Baby's Catalogue by Allan Ahlberg

  20. 22.
    Dear Zoo
    by Rod Campbell

  21. 23.
    Good Dog, Carl
    by Alexandra Day

  22. 24.
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    Bathwater's Hot by Shirley Hughes

  23. 25.
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    Tickle Tickle by Helen Oxenbury

  24. 26.
    Elmer: The Story of a Patchwork Elephant (Elmer)
    by David McKee

  25. 28.
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    Bunny Bath (Bunny Books)
    by Lena Anderson

  26. 29.
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    Kipper by Mick Inkpen

  27. 30.
    Maisy Goes to Playschool
    by Lucy Cousins

  28. 31.
    Owl Babies: Candlewick Storybook Animations
    by Martin Waddell

  29. 32.
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    Handa's Surprise by Eileen Browne

  30. 33.
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    alvin says good night

  31. 35.
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    Humphrey's Corner by Sally Hunter

  32. 36.
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    julian the rabbit

  33. 37.
    ?

  34. 39.
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    KATE GREENAWAY'S MARIGOLD GARDEN

  35. 40.
    ?

  36. 41.
    Peter in Blueberry Land
    by Elsa Beskow

  37. 42.
    The Tale of Peter Rabbit
    by Beatrix Potter

  38. 43.
    The Tale of Mr. Jeremy Fisher (Beatrix Potter Library)
    by Beatrix Potter

  39. 44.
    Story of the Root Children
    by Sibylle Von Olfers

  40. 45.
    The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck

  41. 46.
    Children of the Forest
    by Elsa Beskow

  42. 47.
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    Clever Bill
    by William Nicholson

  43. 48.
    Winnie-the-Pooh (Pooh Original Edition)
    by A. A. Milne

  44. 49.
    The Story of Babar
    by Jean De Brunhoff

  45. 50.
    The Story about Ping
    by Marjorie Flack

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edits — 1 year ago

I removed three duplicates, which brought the list under 1001. Not sure what’s missing.


duplicate — 2 years ago

The Magic Pudding by Norman Lindsay is listed twice.




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