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Classic Books for Kids

Consider these time-tested classics.

Below are some classic books you and your family may enjoy.* Be sure to review any book before giving it to your child to read.

  • The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
  • Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  • The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Peter Pan by J. M. Barrie
  • Mary Poppins by P. L. Travers
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by Lyman Frank Baum
  • Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  • The Story of Babar by Jean De Brunhoff
  • The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton
  • Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren
  • Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
  • The Chronicles of Narnia by C. S. Lewis

*Note: Referrals to books not produced by Focus on the Family are for informational purposes only and do not necessarily constitute an endorsement of the publications' content.


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