Updated February 23, 2018 by Taber Koeghan

The 10 Best Children's Books

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Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Charlotte's Web
The Little Engine That Could

This wiki has been updated 5 times since it was first published in February of 2018. If you're the parent of a child, or if you have any special kids in your life, you probably already know that a good story makes the best gift of all. The children's books in this list are classics and contain valuable lessons and thrilling illustrations that will have your youngster revisiting the pages again and again. When users buy our independently chosen editorial selections, we may earn commissions to help fund the Wiki. Skip to the best children's book on Amazon.

10. The Little Engine That Could

9. The Little Prince

8. "Madeline" by Ludwig Bemelmans

6. The Story of Ferdinand

5. Goodnight Moon

4. Charlotte's Web

3. The Giving Tree

2. Where the Wild Things Are

1. Oh, the Places You'll Go!


Taber Koeghan
Last updated on February 23, 2018 by Taber Koeghan

Taber is a writer from Santa Monica, CA, with a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of California, San Diego. After completing her degree, she began writing and editing copy for a host of high-traffic e-commerce websites. Her areas of expertise include the beauty, style, pet, and home products categories, and she has plenty of experience covering literature and art, too. Her personal interests in crafting and decorating inform her writing and -- she hopes -- add a good bit of insight to her work. Outside of copywriting, she is a reporter and columnist at a Los Angeles community newspaper and is currently pursuing a master of fine arts in creative writing.


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