National Book Day is just around the corner so I have compiled a list of the best old and new children’s book – check them out!

The Best Old Children’s Books

  1. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
  2. Are You My Mother by P.D. Eastman
  3. Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
  4. Little Bear by Elsa Holmelund Minarik
  5. Oh, the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss
  6. I’ll Love you Forever by Robert Munsch
  7. Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White
  8. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault
  9. Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
  10. If you Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff
  11. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  12. Big Book of the Berenstain Bears by Stan and Jan Berenstain

The Best New Children’s Books

  1. Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
  2. 5 Worlds: The Sand Warrior by Mark and Alexis Siegel
  3. Charlie & Mouse by Laurel Snyder
  4. After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again by Dan Santat
  5. The Little Red Cat Who Ran Away and Learned His ABC’s (the Hard Way) by Patrick McDonnell
  6. Mama Lion Wins the Race by Jon J Muth
  7. The Rooster Who Would Not be Quiet! by Carmen Agra Deedy
  8. Real Friends by Shannon Hale
  9. Pete the Cat, Rocking in my School Shoes by James Dean and Eric Litwin
  10. Have You Filled a Bucket Today? By Carol McCloud

What were your favourite children’s books growing up or books your children love to read today? Comment below