If you still think of the ways how to make your child happy, make sure to read our list of best children’s books of all time. The books from the list may definitely be found around the world, but if you are not lucky enough to have them in your local bookstores, you may order them online and have them brought by the courier service. The world today is a global village, and whatever you want, you are just one click far away from it. But, let us go the topic; why children’s books? There are many reasons why you should read to your children if they are still not grown enough to read by themselves. Reading and listening definitely develop their intelligence and creativity. This may also be the activity that will gather your family together after a long and hard day, and you should definitely think about it. As people would say, children who read become people who think, and it seems that critical thinking is the most important thing to develop at the early stage. We are sure you know all of these, and definitely many more benefits of reading at the young age, but if you were not sure what to read, check out our list of best children’s books of all time, and you will find the most suitable one. We took some ideas from the Time magazine.
- AA Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh (1926)
I believe that there are no children in this world that don’t like Winnie-the-Pooh, both cartoon and a book, so this may be an excellent bedtime reading!
- Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince (1943)
Although this is a universal book that may be read by both children and adults it is definitely one of the most popular books to read in the early age. It is a second most sold book after the Bible, which speaks a lot!
- Louisa May Alcott, Little Women (1868)
If your children like to read warm stories about families, this is definitely a book to go with. As it speaks about the transformation from childhood to adulthood, it may be interesting to read it to older children.
- Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865)
Although published more than one and a half-century ago, this is still one of the most popular books among children. All of them enjoy the adventure of Alice and her friends, so this is definitely a recommendation.
- Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are (1963)
This is definitely a book for children with the strong sense of creativity and imagination, so if your child is one of them, don’t wait and get the book Where the Wild Things Are.
- CS Lewis, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (1950)
This is also one of the books that may be suitable for both children and adults, as it is full of magical elements, but also combines psychological realism and a deep sense of beauty.
- EB White, Charlotte’s Web (1952)
Many critics consider this book to be White’s masterpiece, and it speaks about loyalty and friendship, being main topics that your children should learn about.