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Favorite Children's Books

 I received a lot of replies when I asked what your favorite children's books were (and which ones you might have purchased for your grandchildren).  Here is a list of some of the favs:

 

·       Ferdinand the Bull by Munro Leaf

 

·       Babar the King by Laurent de Brunhoff

 

·       Make Way for Ducklings, One Morning in Maine or Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey

 

·       The Story of Ping by Marjorie Flack

 

·       Doctor Desoto by William Steig

 

·       Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

 

·       Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton

 

·       The Little Engine that Could by Walty Piper

 

·       The Seven Chinese Brothers by Margaret Mahy

 

and

 

·       Horton Hatches the Egg and The Sneetches and Other Stories  and other books by Dr. Seuss.

 

·       Dominic by William Steig

 

·       Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder

 

·       The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

 

·       Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

 

·       Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

 

and

 

·       Nancy Drew and Cherry Ames books



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