To ask your favourite classic stories?
AragornsManlyStubble · 24/06/2017 14:26
Just that really. Your favourite books/authors from when you were a child. What's the one book you believe every child should read? I'm trying to build up a bit of a library for the dc's and need some inspiration.
PrettyLittleBrownEyedMe · 24/06/2017 15:13
The Faraway Tree books - probably the best children's books ever IMHO, absolutely magical.
All the Famous Fives (yes, I was/am a Blyton fan even though I know all the arguments against her writing these days....)
What Katy Did
I Am David
The Silver Curlew
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen
The Signposters/The Beachcombers/ the Bagthorpe series(Helen Cresswell)
So many wonderful stories!
zukiecat · 24/06/2017 15:43
The Secret Garden
A Little Princess
Jane Eyre (child's version)
The Silver Sword
Jinny and Shantih (My favourites!)
I also loved St Clare's and Malory Towers as a child
Mr Galliano's Circus
I also read Anne Frank as a young child (I was 8/9)
Anything by the Pullein-Thompson sisters
The Jill books
A Pony For Jean
Come Back Lucy
HunterofStars · 24/06/2017 17:30
The Narnia series, I still read them occasionally. The Mary Poppins books are also good, they're a lot more darker than the film. I also have a soft spot for Paddington Bear as well as the Famous Five and Secret Seven. Bill's New Frock is also a good read.
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