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    38 Perfect Books To Read Aloud With Kids

    Or to revisit yourself whenever you need an extra dose of wonder.

    1. The Little Prince, by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    2. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault

    3. Where the Wild Things Are, by Maurice Sendak

    4. Matilda, by Roald Dahl

    5. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, by Judith Vorst

    6. The Happy Hocky Family, by Lane Smith

    7. The Giving Tree, by Shel Silverstein

    8. Where the Sidewalk Ends, by Shel Silverstein

    9. Half Magic, by Edward Eager

    10. The Witch Family, by Eleanor Estes

    11. Make Way for Ducklings, by Robert McCloskey

    12. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, by Laura Joffe Numeroff

    13. The Hundred Dresses, by Eleanor Estes

    14. Oh, the Places You'll Go!, by Dr. Seuss

    15. Green Eggs and Ham, by Dr. Seuss

    16. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle, by Betty MacDonald

    17. In the Night Kitchen, by Maurice Sendak

    18. Dominic, by William Steig



    21. Goodnight Moon, by Margaret Wise Brown

    22. Goodnight iPad, by Ann Droyd

    23. Ramona Quimby, Age 8, by Beverly Cleary

    24. Strega Nona, by Tomi de Paola

    25. Stuart Little, by E. B. White

    26. Eloise, by Kay Thompson

    27. Madeline, by Ludwig Bemelmans

    28. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler, by E. L. Konigsburg

    29. The View from Saturday, by E. L. Konigsburg

    30. The Borrowers, by Mary Norton

    31. Poppy, by Avi

    32. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel, by Virginia Lee Burton

    33. The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, by C. S. Lewis

    34. Sheila Rae, the Brave, by Kevin Henkes

    35. The Story of Ferdinand, by Munro Leaf

    36. Harriet the Spy, by Louise Fitzhugh

    37. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, by J. K. Rowling

    38. Guess How Much I Love You, by Sam McBratney

    Any other books that you loved as a kid, or that kids you know love? Add them in the comments!