Don’t leave childhood without… by The Children’s Bookshop

Our wonderful friends from The Children’s Bookshop shared with us their list of best children’s books that every child should have read/been read.

The Lorax

by Dr Seuss

Bad Jelly the Witch

by Spike Milligan

The Giant Jam Sandwich

by John Vernon Lord


by Shirley Hughes

Mog: The Forgetful Cat

by Judith Kerr

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

by Judith Kerr

Harry the Dirty Dog

by Gene Zion

Where the Wild Things Are

by Maurice Sendak

The House at Pooh Corner

by A. A. Milne

The Little Yellow Digger

by Betty & Alan Gilderdale

The Witch and the Cherry Tree

by Margaret Mahey

The Man Whose Mother was a Pirate

by Margaret Mahey

The Fierce Little Woman and the Wicked Pirate

by Joy Cowley

Marmaduke Duck and the Marmalade Jam

by Juliette Maclve

Poo Bum

by Stephanie Blake

Giraffes Can’t Dance

by Giles Andreae

The Jolly Postman

by Janet & Allan Alhberg