books to read to your kids - boy or girl

A Listmania! list by Letty Butler (CAL)
 
Gobbolino the Witch's Cat (Kingfisher Classics)
1.  Gobbolino the Witch's Cat (Kingfisher Classics) by Ursula Moray Williams
The list author says:
  "A favourite from my own childhood. I wasn't allowed to call my cat gobbolino .. I'm still bitter!"
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Puffin Fiction)
2.  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Puffin Fiction) by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "I only allowed two roald dahls books on this list. My little ones favourite!"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (198 customer reviews)

The BFG (Puffin Fiction)
3.  The BFG (Puffin Fiction) by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "A timeless story that has a lot of underlying messages on friendship and acceptance ... and vegetarianism"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (153 customer reviews)

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2): 1/7
4.  The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia, Book 2): 1/7 by C. S. Lewis
The list author says:
  "I still read this every couple of years to appreciate the magic again."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (225 customer reviews)

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Peter Pan (A Classic Illustrated Edition)
5.  Peter Pan (A Classic Illustrated Edition) by J.M. Barrie
The list author says:
  "I used to dream of being Wendy and now I want to be Peter Pan ... kids love this!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Charlotte's Web
6.  Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
The list author says:
  "If animals are popular in your house then try this but get the hankies ready ..."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (77 customer reviews)

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Tom's Midnight Garden
7.  Tom's Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce
The list author says:
  "Magical!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (139 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Railway Children (Penguin Popular Classics)
8.  The Railway Children (Penguin Popular Classics) by E. Nesbit
The list author says:
  "The book is as equally memorable as the delightful film (daddy it's my daddy - blub)"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (375 customer reviews)

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Flanimals
9.  Flanimals by Ricky Gervais
The list author says:
  "my 8 year old giggles consistantly at this very funny book. They may not learn much but hey - it's comedy!"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

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His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass"
10.  His Dark Materials Gift Set: "Northern Lights", "The Subtle Knife", "The Amber Spyglass" by Philip Pullman
The list author says:
  "I'd urge anyone to read this - young and old. More mature than harry potter but equally as addictive."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (434 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Eragon: Book One (The Inheritance cycle)
11.  Eragon: Book One (The Inheritance cycle) by Christopher Paolini
The list author says:
  "Interesting fantasy by 15 year old boy. Although the similarities to Lord of the Rings may leave fans cold. Otherwise a good read!"
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (354 customer reviews)

Goodnight Mister Tom
12.  Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
The list author says:
  "WOnderfully emotive writing."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (395 customer reviews)

Silver Brumby Stories Vol 2: 3-in-1 volume comprising Silver Brumby Kingdom, Silver Brumby Whirlwind and Son of the Whirlwind
13.  Silver Brumby Stories Vol 2: 3-in-1 volume comprising Silver Brumby Kingdom, Silver Brumby Whirlwind and Son of the Whirlwind 
The list author says:
  "like Bambi ... but with horses!!"
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The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase (The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase Sequence)
14.  The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase (The Wolves Of Willoughby Chase Sequence) by Joan Aiken
The list author says:
  "quite scary in places but will definitely stay with you."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (38 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Harry Potter Box Set (contains books 1-6)
15.  Harry Potter Box Set (contains books 1-6) by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "You couldn't have a list like this and not include it - even if everyone has read it!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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