The 25 Best Children’s Books Ever Written

The 25 Best Children's Books Ever Written

We asked teachers, librarians, and parents and examined bestseller lists to come up with the most beloved books that should be on every child's shelves

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The very best children's books

Reading as a child is a wonderful thing. The worlds that are to be encountered when a child opens a book for the first time are delightful, informative, and downright magical. Read on to find the very best children's book for every kid you know. Along with this list, don't forget about popular bedtime stories that are also a big hit among all ages.

Best children's books for baby/toddler: Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown

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In a soothing, repetitive tone, a young rabbit says goodnight to all the things in the room. Instead of plot, Goodnight Moon looks at the world from the eyes of a very young child, calming children with the ritual of naming each object around them. Lulling babies to sleep since 1947, this classic still ranks on bestseller lists, with some estimates of all-time copies sold worldwide topping 48 million. Find out more of the best books to help your child fall asleep.

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