Time Magazine: The 100 Best Children’s Books of All Time [Full List]

Time Magazine: The 100 Best Children’s Books of All Time [Full List]


Miss Nelson is Missing

Allard, Harry. Miss Nelson is Missing

Anno's Journey

Anno, Mitsumasa. Anno’s Journey

Mr. Popper's Penguins

Atwater, Richard and Florence. Mr. Popper’s Penguins

Jenny and the Cat Club

Averill, Esther. Jenny and the Cat Club

Extra Yarn

Barnett, Mac. Extra Yarn

Base, Graeme. Animalia

Becker, Aaron. Journey

Madeline

Bemelmans, Ludwig. Madeline (series)

Berenstain, Stan and Jan. The Berenstain Bears (series)

A Bear Called Paddington

Bond, Michael. A Bear Called Paddington

Brown, Margaret Wise. The Color Kittens

Goodnight Moon

Brown, Margaret Wise. Goodnight Moon

Brown, Margaret Wise. The Important Book

Brown, Margaret Wise. The Runaway Bunny

Bradfield, Roger. Hello, Rock

Brown, Marc. Arthur’s Nose (series)

Burton, Virginia Lee. Katy and the Big Snow

Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

Burton, Virginia Lee. Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel

Cannon, Janell. Stellaluna

Carle, Eric. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Miss Rumphius

Cooney, Barbara. Miss Rumphius

Click, Clack, Moo

Cronin, Doreen. Click, Clack, Moo

Day, Alexandra. Good Dog, Carl

The Day the Crayons Quit

Daywalt, Drew. The Day the Crayons Quit

Deacon, Alexis. Slow Loris

de Brunhoff, Jean. The Story of Babar

Donaldson, Julia. The Gruffalo

Draper, Sharon M. Out of My Mind

Go Dog, Go

Eastman, P. D. Go Dog, Go

Olivia

Falconer, Ian. Olivia

Corduroy

Freeman, Don. Corduroy

French, Jackie. Diary of a Wombat

Millions of Cats

Gag, Wanda. Millions of Cats

Gannett, Ruth Stiles. My Father’s Dragon

The Cat in the Hat

Geisel, Theodore. The Cat in the Hat

Geisel, Theodore. Green Eggs and Ham

The Lorax

Geisel, Theodore. The Lorax

Geisel, Theodore. Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Yertle the Turtle

Geisel, Theodore. Yertle the Turtle

Gomi, Taro. Everyone Poops

Henkes, Kevin. Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse

Hills, Tad. How Rocket Learned to Read

Hoban, Russell. Bread and Jam for Frances

Holling, Holling Clancy. Paddle-to-the-Sea

Mama Don't Allow

Hurd, Thacher. Mama Don’t Allow

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Johnson, Crockett. Harold and the Purple Crayon

Joyce, William. The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Kalman, Maira. Sayonara, Mrs. Kackleman

The Snowy Day

Keats, Ezra Jack. The Snowy Day

Whistle for Willie

Keats, Ezra Jack. Whistle for Willie

I Want My Hat Back

Klassen, Jon. I Want My Hat Back

Knudsen, Michelle. Library Lion

Lamorisse, Albert. The Red Balloon

The Story of Ferdinand

Leaf, Munro. The Story of Ferdinand

Lee, Dennis. Alligator Pie

Lindgren, Astrid. Pippi Longstocking

Litwin, Eric. Pete the Cat (series)

Frog and Toad

Lobel, Arnold. Frog and Toad (series)

Lowrey, Janette Sebring. The Poky Little Puppy

Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Martin, Jr. Bill. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Blueberries for Sal

McCloskey, Robert. Blueberries for Sal

Make Way for Ducklings

McCloskey, Robert. Make Way for Ducklings

Winnie the Pooh

Milne, A. A. Winnie the Pooh

Little Bear

Minarik, Else Holmelund. Little Bear

Mosel, Arlene. Tikki Tikki Tembo

Munsch, Robert. Love You Forever

Muth, Jon J. The Three Questions

Myers, Walter Dean. Jazz

Nelson, Kadir. We Are the Ship

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

Oxenbury, Helen and Rosen, Michael. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt

Parish, Peggy. Amelia Bedelia

Piper, Watty. The Little Engine That Could

The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Potter, Beatrix. The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Prelutsky, Jack. The New Kid on the Block

Say, Allen. Grandfather’s Journey

Scarry, Richard. Cars and Trucks and Things That Go

Scheer, Julian. Rain Makes Applesauce

Scieszka, Jon. The Stinky Cheese Man and other Fairly Stupid Tales

The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

Scieszka, Jon. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

Sendak, Maurice. In the Night Kitchen

Where the Wild Things Are

Sendak, Maurice. Where the Wild Things Are

The Giving Tree

Silverstein, Shel. The Giving Tree

Where the Sidewalk Ends

Silverstein, Shel. Where the Sidewalk Ends

Srinivasan, Divya. Little Owl’s Night

Stead, Philip C. A Sick Day for Amos McGee

Brave Irene

Steig, William. Brave Irene

Steig, William. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble

Eloise

Thompson, Kay. Eloise

Press Here

Tullet, Herve. Press Here

The Garden of Abdul Gasazi

Van Allsburg, Chris. The Garden of Abdul Gasazi

Van Allsburg, Chris. The Stranger

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Viorst, Judith. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Wiesner, David. Tuesday

Willems, Mo. Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Willems, Mo. Elephant and Piggie (series)

Wright, Blanche Fisher. The Real Mother Goose

Owl Moon

Yolen, Jane. Owl Moon

Young, Ed. Lon Po Po

Zion, Gene. Harry the Dirty Dog


See also: Time Magazine: The 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time

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