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100 Best Children's Books of All Time

The Telegraph's list of the one hundred best children's books of all time. For children of all ages. 2015.
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from telegraph.co.uk · made by Jay
avg. score: 23 of 100 (23%)
required scores: 1, 13, 18, 26, 33 

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Curious George
Curious George
2
Where the Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak)
Where the Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak)
3
Father Christmas (Raymond Briggs)
Father Christmas (Raymond Briggs)
4
Gorilla (Anthony Browne)
Gorilla (Anthony Browne)
5
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (Pam Adams)
There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly (Pam Adams)
6
The Mick Inkpen Collection (Varied Authors)
The Mick Inkpen Collection (Varied Authors)
7
Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten by a Lion (Hilaire Belloc)
Jim, Who Ran Away From His Nurse and Was Eaten by a Lion (Hilaire Belloc)
8
Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear (Martin and Carle)
Polar Bear Polar Bear What Do You Hear (Martin and Carle)
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9
The Barbar Collection (Jean De Brunhoff)
The Barbar Collection (Jean De Brunhoff)
10
What Do People Do All Day? (Richard Scarry)
What Do People Do All Day? (Richard Scarry)
11
The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business (Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch)
The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business (Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch)
12
Green Eggs and Ham
Green Eggs and Ham
13
Lost and Found (Oliver Jeffers)
Lost and Found (Oliver Jeffers)
14
Mrs Pepperpot (Alf Proysen)
Mrs Pepperpot (Alf Proysen)
15
The Gruffalo
The Gruffalo
16
Monkey and Me (Emily Gravett)
Monkey and Me (Emily Gravett)
17
Goodnight Moon (Margaret Wise Brown)
Goodnight Moon (Margaret Wise Brown)
18
Time for Bed (Mem Fox)
Time for Bed (Mem Fox)
19
Operation Alphabet (Al MacCuish and Luciano Lozano)
Operation Alphabet (Al MacCuish and Luciano Lozano)
20
Hippos Go Berserk (Sandra Boynton)
Hippos Go Berserk (Sandra Boynton)
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21
Tiger Who Came to Tea (Judith Kerr)
Tiger Who Came to Tea (Judith Kerr)
22
Funny Bones (Janet and Allan Ahlberg)
Funny Bones (Janet and Allan Ahlberg)
23
Elmer (David McKee)
Elmer (David McKee)
24
I Love You, Blue Kangaroo (Emma Chichester Clark)
I Love You, Blue Kangaroo (Emma Chichester Clark)
25
Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain (Edward Ardizzone)
Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain (Edward Ardizzone)
26
Bread and Jam for Frances (Russell Hoban)
Bread and Jam for Frances (Russell Hoban)
27
The Princess and the Pea (Lauren Child)
The Princess and the Pea (Lauren Child)
28
The Velveteen Rabbit
The Velveteen Rabbit
29
This Is Not My Hat
This Is Not My Hat
30
Maps (Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska)
Maps (Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska)
31
A Little History of the World (E.H. Gombrich)
A Little History of the World (E.H. Gombrich)
32
Tales From Shakespeare
Tales From Shakespeare
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33
Our Island Story (H E Marshall)
Our Island Story (H E Marshall)
34
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
The Diary of a Young Girl (Anne Frank)
35
The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book (Iona and Peter Opie)
The Oxford Nursery Rhyme Book (Iona and Peter Opie)
36
Hans Christian Anderson the Complete Fairy Tales (Hans Christian Anderson)
Hans Christian Anderson the Complete Fairy Tales (Hans Christian Anderson)
37
Complete Nonsense Books (Edward Lear)
Complete Nonsense Books (Edward Lear)
38
The Hutchinson Treasury of Children's Literature (Alison Sage)
The Hutchinson Treasury of Children's Literature (Alison Sage)
39
Rotten Romans (Terry Deary)
Rotten Romans (Terry Deary)
40
The New Way Things Work
The New Way Things Work
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