Great children's books

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Watership Down
1.  Watership Down by Richard Adams
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  "A brilliant book - with a subtle message - and it will make you cry"
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The Little White Horse
2.  The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge
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  "A wonderful, wonderful book - with beautiful descriptions, which bring Moonacre so alive you can feel the fresh air."
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The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Classic Mammoth)
3.  The Hundred and One Dalmatians (Classic Mammoth) by Dodie Smith
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  "A gem of a book.  I love the use of phrases like 'the splendid vet' and the 'rather good hotels'."
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The Chrysalids
4.  The Chrysalids by John Wyndham
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  "A book I read for school work and still adore."
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Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics)
5.  Pride and Prejudice (Oxford World's Classics) by Jane Austen
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  "Mr Darcy should be every young girl's first crush!"
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The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set
6.  The Chronicles of Narnia Boxed Set by C. S. Lewis
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  "A classic series - it may be heavy on the religious allergory, but it's still wonderful."
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The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Popular Classics)
7.  The Wind in the Willows (Penguin Popular Classics) by Kenneth Grahame
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  "An evocative classic."
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The Secret of Moon Castle
8.  The Secret of Moon Castle by Enid Blyton
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  "So many to choose from, but this is my favourite 'Secrets' story"
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Adventure Series: Island & Castle Bind-up: "The Castle of Adventure" , "The Island of Adventure"
9.  Adventure Series: Island & Castle Bind-up: "The Castle of Adventure" , "The Island of Adventure" by Enid Blyton
The list author says:
  "Two classics in the 'Adventure' series - read as a novel of its time, Blyton's books actually cemented my conviction that women should be treated equally at age 8."
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The Children of the New Forest (Children's Classics)
10.  The Children of the New Forest (Children's Classics) by Captain Frederick Marryat
The list author says:
  "A wonderful historical classic - it even has a passionate romance!"
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James and the Giant Peach
11.  James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
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  "Welcome to Roald Dahl's world of the strange, yet uplifting."
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Danny the Champion of the World (Puffin Fiction)
12.  Danny the Champion of the World (Puffin Fiction) by Roald Dahl
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  "A touching story of a father/son relationship"
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (135 customer reviews)

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The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books)
13.  The Dark is Rising Sequence: Over Sea, Under Stone, The Dark Is Rising, Greenwitch, The Grey King, and Silver on the Tree (Puffin Books) by Susan Cooper
The list author says:
  "Classic fantasy"
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Beatrix Potter Complete Tales: The 23 Original Peter Rabbit Books and 4 Unpublished Works
14.  Beatrix Potter Complete Tales: The 23 Original Peter Rabbit Books and 4 Unpublished Works by Beatrix Potter
The list author says:
  "For the illustrations"
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Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (Puffin Modern Classics)
15.  Mrs Frisby and the Rats of NIMH (Puffin Modern Classics) by Robert O'Brien
The list author says:
  "I defy you not to cry!"
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The Hobbit
16.  The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien
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  "It's a classic (but LOTR is not a children's book!!!!)"
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