Learning - General Education | 5-14 yrs

100 Books For Children: Part 5

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“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.”

― C.S. Lewis

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers.”

― Charles William Eliot

Introduce ‘The Giving Tree’ by Shel Silverstein to your children for an unforgettable reading experience. ‘Shel Silverstein has created a moving parable for readers of all ages that offers an affecting interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another's capacity to love in return.’ says goodreads.com. It is a classic.

‘The Phantom Tollbooth’ by Norton Juster is a book your children may want to read again and again. What a captivating tale!

For your fussy eater, there is ‘I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato’ by Lauren Child. ‘Lola is a fussy eater. A very fussy eater. She won’t eat her carrots (until her brother Charlie reveals that they’re orange twiglets from Jupiter). There are many things Lola won’t eat, including—and especially—tomatoes. Or will she? Two endearing siblings star in a witty story about the triumph of imagination over proclivity,’ says goodreads.com.

Are you looking for an adventure story for your little darlings? Try ‘The Weirdstone of Brisingamen (Tales of Alderley #1)’—a story of magic, a wizard and evil creatures. Your children will also love the amazing page-turner of a story in the ‘Wolf Brother (Chronicles of Ancient Darkness #1)’ by Michelle Paver.

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The Tunnel

Jack fearlessly explores the tunnel he found while playing, but when he doesn't return, his sister Rose goes in the tunnel to find him. It's an exploration of the woods with the author's lively illustrations.

Face

Everything is going Martin's way. The holidays have started, he's got a gorgeous girlfriend and everyone agrees he's the coolest dancer around. But when his world is turned upside down by a crash in a stolen car, he has to come to terms with more ...

The Giving Tree

"Once there was a tree...and she loved a little boy." So begins a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein. Every day the boy would come to the tree to eat her apples, swin...

The Turbulent Term Of Tyke Tiler

Tyke Tiler is fond of a joke and of Danny Price. Their friendship lands Tyke in all kinds of trouble at Cricklepit Combined School. Matters come to a head when Tyke climbs the school's bell-tower and surprises everyone.

Click, Clack, Moo

Farmer Brown has a problem. His cows like to type. All day long he hears Click, clack, MOO. Click, clack, MOO. Clickety, clack, MOO. But Farmer Brown's problems REALLY begin when his cows start leaving him notes....

The Phantom Tollbooth

Milo mopes in black ink sketches, until he assembles a tollbooth and drives through. He jumps to the island of Conclusions. But brothers King Azaz of Dictionopolis and the Mathemagician of Digitopolis war over words and numbers. Joined by ticking ...

The Tale Of Peter Rabbit

The quintessential cautionary tale, Peter Rabbit warns naughty children about the grave consequences of misbehaving. When Mrs. Rabbit beseeches her four furry children not to go into Mr. McGregor's garden, the impish Peter naturally takes this as ...

I Will Never Not Ever Eat A Tomato

Lola is a fussy eater. A very fussy eater. She won’t eat her carrots (until her brother Charlie reveals that they’re orange twiglets from Jupiter). She won’t eat her mashed potatoes (until Charlie explains that they’re cloud fluff from the pointie...

Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)

Meet Skulduggery Pleasant<br>Ace Detective<br>Snappy Dresser<br>Razor–tongued Wit<br>Crackerjack Sorcerer<br>and<br>Walking, Talking, <br>Fire-throwing Skeleton<br>—as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, a very unusual and dar...

First Term At Malory Towers (Malory Towers, #1)

Scared and excited, Darrell Rivers has just arrived at Malory Towers. It's fantastic - but huge. How is she going to remember everyone's name, let alone find her way around? And will she ever have a special friend of her own?

Wolf Brother (Chronicles Of Ancient Darkness, #1)

Six thousand years ago. Evil stalks the land. Only twelve-year-old Torak and his wolf-cub companion can defeat it. Their journey together takes them through deep forests, across giant glaciers, and into dangers they never imagined. In this page-tu...

Birds, Beasts, And Relatives (Corfu Trilogy, #2)

Part coming-of-age autobiography and part nature guide, Gerald Durrell's dazzling sequel to My Family and Other Animals is based on his boyhood on Corfu, from 1933 to 1939. Originally published in 1969 but long out of print, Birds, Beasts, and Rel...

The Weirdstone Of Brisingamen (Tales Of Alderley, #1)

When Colin and Susan are pursued by eerie creatures across Alderley Edge, they are saved by the Wizard. He takes them into the caves of Fundindelve, where he watches over the enchanted sleep of one hundred and forty knights. But the heart of the m...

Mrs. Pepperpot Stories

Mrs Pepperpot can't choose when she will shrink to the size of a pepperpot - it just happens! But whatever she encounters, whether it be a monstrous mousetrap, a crafty fox or a gigantic mountain of ice cream, little Mrs Pepperpot will always come...

Asterix The Gaul (Asterix, #1)

The year is 50BC, and all Gaul is occupied. Only one small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. But how much longer can Asterix, Obelix and their friends resist the mighty Roman legions of Julius Caesar? Anything is p...

The Fib And Other Stories

Getting into trouble is much easier that getting out of it in George Layton's bestselling collection of funny, bittersweet stories about growing up in the Fifties.

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