Favourite Childhood Books from the 70s and 80s (part 1)

A Listmania! list by Big Book Fan
 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
1.  The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The list author says:
  "Haven't yet met a child who didn't own at least one copy and know most of it by heart"
£3.14   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (813 customer reviews)

The Tiger Who Came to Tea
2.  The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr
The list author says:
  "What is it with hungry animals and 70s childhood?"
£3.14   Used & New from: £0.33
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (637 customer reviews)

Harry The Dirty Dog (Red Fox Picture Books)
3.  Harry The Dirty Dog (Red Fox Picture Books) by Gene Zion
The list author says:
  "Dirty animals too..."
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (29 customer reviews)

No Roses For Harry (Red Fox Picture Books)
4.  No Roses For Harry (Red Fox Picture Books) by Gene Zion
The list author says:
  "...and ungrateful"
£7.99   Used & New from: £0.01
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Be Nice to Spiders
5.  Be Nice to Spiders by Margaret Bloy Graham
The list author says:
  "Out of print but not forgotten"
Used & New from: £10.47
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Each Peach Pear Plum (Picture Puffin)
6.  Each Peach Pear Plum (Picture Puffin) by Allan Ahlberg
The list author says:
  "Had a great time spotting the nursery rhyme characters"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews)

Meg & Mog
7.  Meg & Mog by Helen Nicoll
The list author says:
  "Preferred Meg's Mog to Mog who caught the burglar (children of the 70s will know what I mean)"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

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Meg's Eggs (Meg and Mog)
8.  Meg's Eggs (Meg and Mog) by Helen Nicoll
The list author says:
  "No, Meg doesn't lay them herself..."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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The Five Chinese Brothers
9.  The Five Chinese Brothers by Claire Huchet Bishop
The list author says:
  "I found the threat of execution in the story pretty scary as a kid (but in a good way)"
£10.11   Used & New from: £5.34
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The Three Robbers
10.  The Three Robbers by Tomi Ungerer
The list author says:
  "Very distinctive illustrations"
Used & New from: £14.75
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Where The Wild Things Are
11.  Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
The list author says:
  "Still popular, and rightly so"
£3.50   Used & New from: £0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (223 customer reviews)

In The Night Kitchen
12.  In The Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
The list author says:
  "My favourite Sendak, just for the Oliver Hardy look-a-likes"
£5.99   Used & New from: £0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews)

Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel
13.  Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
The list author says:
  "Hated trains, engines and machines (they were for BOYS) with one exception - Mike Mulligan's steam shovel"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

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The Story of Ferdinand (Reading Railroad Books)
14.  The Story of Ferdinand (Reading Railroad Books) by Munro Leaf
The list author says:
  "Who wasn't charmed by gentle Ferdinand?"
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews)

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Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books)
15.  Harold and the Purple Crayon (Purple Crayon Books) by Crockett Johnson
The list author says:
  "The modern stories are not the same - if it's not by Crockett Johnson, it's not Harold!"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (28 customer reviews)

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Keats's Neighborhood: An Ezra Jack Keats Treasury
16.  Keats's Neighborhood: An Ezra Jack Keats Treasury by Ezra Jack Keats
The list author says:
  "This is more like it - a recently-released collection of old favourites (publishers take note, nostalgia is still going strong)"
£17.28   Used & New from: £3.92
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

The Giant Jam Sandwich (Piper Picture Books)
17.  The Giant Jam Sandwich (Piper Picture Books) by John Vernon Lord
The list author says:
  "Loved this - well, it had food in it"
Used & New from: £0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

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Mr. Men: My Complete Collection
18.  Mr. Men: My Complete Collection by Roger Hargreaves
The list author says:
  "Every home should have a set"
Used & New from: £35.17
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

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Robin Books: Blue Banana (A Hamlyn robin book)
19.  Robin Books: Blue Banana (A Hamlyn robin book) by Bronnie Cunningham
The list author says:
  "This set of ten books, illustrated by John Astrop, seriously needs re-releasing. Best of the bunch were The Blue Banana, The Very Long Beard, and The Chocolate Rain"
Used & New from: £64.09

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Topsy and Tim at the Seaside (Handy Books)
20.  Topsy and Tim at the Seaside (Handy Books) by Jean Adamson
The list author says:
  "Remember Topsy and Tim and their matching outfits? So cute"
Used & New from: £3.49

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Mazing Monsters Box Set, A: The Tricky Troggle,Wormball,Webfoot,the Great Gulper,Greeneye,the Winkybird,Dimmo,Bignose,Swiggo,Snuggly,Big Snowy,Kleenum,Grinno,Rainbow,Crammus,Send for the Gulper
21.  Mazing Monsters Box Set, A: The Tricky Troggle,Wormball,Webfoot,the Great Gulper,Greeneye,the Winkybird,Dimmo,Bignose,Swiggo,Snuggly,Big Snowy,Kleenum,Grinno,Rainbow,Crammus,Send for the Gulper by Christopher Slater
The list author says:
  "Very odd monster books, illustrated by the author's son"
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Bangers and Mash: Lion Pit Bk. 6A (Bangers & Mash)
22.  Bangers and Mash: Lion Pit Bk. 6A (Bangers & Mash) by Paul Groves
The list author says:
  "In all good 70s classrooms"
Used & New from: £849.24

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Monster Books: Monster Goes to the Hospital Bk. 17
23.  Monster Books: Monster Goes to the Hospital Bk. 17 by Ellen Blance
The list author says:
  "Illustrated by Quentin Blake"
Used & New from: £1.13
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One, Two, Three and Away: Pre-readers 1-4 - Red, Yellow, Blue, Brown
24.  One, Two, Three and Away: Pre-readers 1-4 - Red, Yellow, Blue, Brown by Sheila McCullagh
The list author says:
  "Billy Blue-Hat, Roger Red-Hat and Jennifer Yellow-Hat lived in the Village with Three Corners"
Used & New from: £6.00
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