Favorite Books from Childhood

Here is the list of favorite childhood books that our MOPS moms suggested.  Some are books they loved from their childhoods and some are books they’ve come to love with their own children.

Title – Author

Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein
Go Dog Go – P. D. Eastman
I Love You Through and Through – Bernadette Rossetti-Shustak
Snuggle Puppy – Sandra Boynton
Big Dog Little Dog – Dr. Seuss
Boy, Was I Mad – Mercer Mayer
No, No Bunny – Pamela Kennedy
Knuffle Bunny – Mo Willems
Mickey Mouse Nursery Rhymes (Little Golden Book)
Just Only John – Jack Kent
Little Mommy (Little Golden Book)
The Pokey Little Puppy – Janette Sebring Lowrey
Harold and the Purple Crayon – Crockett Johnson
And to Think that I Saw It on Mulberry Street – Dr. Seuss
Berenstain Bears Series
Richard Scarry
Peggy’s New Brother – Eleanor Schick
Mr. Brown Can Moo, can you? – Dr. Seus
Fancy Nancy – Jane O’Connor
Are You My Mother? – P.D. Eastman
The Best Nest – P.D. Eastman
Albert the Albatross – Syd Hoff
Curious George – Margaret and H.A. Rey
Amelia Bedelia – Peggy Parrish
Katy and the Big Snow, The Little House, Mike Mulligan and the Steam Shovel – Virginia Lee Burton
Katy No Pocket – Emmy Payne
Blueberries For Sal, Make Way for Ducklings – Robert McCloskey
More Spaghetti, I Say! – Rita Golden Gelman
Mop Top, Norman the Doorman, Corduroy – Don Freeman
Sandra Boyton books
Froggy Gets Dressed – Jonathan London
Adam, Adam What do you see? – Bill Martin Jr and Michael Sampson
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see? – Bill Martin, Jr.
Big Red Barn, Good Night Moon – Margaret Wise Brown
Chicka Chicka ABC and Chicka Chicka 123/ Bill Martin Jr
Diary of a Fly, Click Clack Moo cows that type – Coreen Cronin
The Biggest Bear – Lyn Ward
If you give a Mouse a cookie – Laura Numeroff
Little Bear – Else Holmerlund Minarik
Any of the Childhood of famous Americans series (I Loved those from childhood!)
American Girl series
Ginnie and the Cooking Contest, Ginnie’s Baby-sitting Business – Catherine Woolley
Boxcar Children series -Gertrude Chandler Warner (1st 18 are originals – other authors continued the series)
B is for Betsy – Carolyn Haywood
Little House on the Prairie books
Tales of the Fourth Grade Nothing, SuperFudge – Judy Blume
Ramona, Mouse and the Motercycle – Beverly Cleary
Socks – Beverly Cleary
Stuart Little – E. B. White
The Borrowers – Mary Norton
Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame
Soccer Cousins, Soccer Sam – Jean Marzello
Shoeless Joe and me, Abner and me, Satch and me, Mickey and me, Babe and me, Honus and me, Jacki and me – Dan Gutman
Uncle Wiggly series – Howard Garris including Uncle Wiggly and the Squidley Squadley Mud
The Pickle Book
The Babysitter Club books (may want to look for earlier editions)
The Giving Tree – Shel Silverstein
The Betsy Tacy series – Lucy Maud Mongomery
Mop Top – Don Freeman

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