And the winner is…Plus 64 Books to Read With Your Kids

64 Books to Read With Your Kids

Thank you to everyone who entered to win! The winner of the $10 Buy Your Own Book Amazon gift card is Casey Waite!

During the contest, we asked the question “What is your favorite book to read to your child? Or what was your favorite book as a child?” Thanks to everyone who answered a question as a form of entry, here are your answers and some great books for you to read with your kids!

Most of these books are for younger kids, but I’ve indicated suggested ages for books geared toward slightly older kids. Books that were mentioned more than once, are noted with a number (like x2). My comments are in italics, and books I personally own or have read have an asterisk.*

  1. Horton Hears a Who*
  2. Goodnight Moon* was always my favorite, now I read it to my son (:
  3. Yertle the Turtle
  4. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
  5. My sons love 5 little monkeys
  6. Manny the Moose was my fave book as a child (couldn’t find this one on Amazon)
  7. How the Grinch Stole Christmas*
  8. My favorite book as a child was the Harry Potter series*
  9. My favorite was ‘Are you my mother?*’ i think by Dr. Seuss. (it’s actually by P.D. Eastman)
  10. I loved reading the Berenstain Bears* books to my kids and now my grandkids. x3
  11. The Cat in the Hat* x2
  12. The Little Prince* (ages 10+) x2
  13. Green Eggs and Ham*
  14. My granddaughters love me to read from a book about princesses.
  15. My favorite book was nursery rhymes.  I love to read Dr. Seuss* to my kids
  16. The Big Red Sled
  17. Go, Dog. Go!* by PD Eastman x2
  18. Anne of Green Gables* (ages 9+)
  19. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children(more for teens and young adults)
  20. A Christmas Carol*
  21. My Favorite children’s book (even as an adult) is Love You Forever*(Warning: I can’t read this book without crying) x2
  22. Where the Wild Things Are* x2
  23. Beady Bear 🙂 (By the same author as Corduroy)
  24. Prayers for Little Children(Out of Print)
  25. Goosebumps
  26. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish*
  27. A Wrinkle in Time* (ages 10+)
  28. Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak
  29. Tom’s Midnight Garden by Philippa Pearce (ages 8+)
  30. The Famous Five series
  31. As a child I adored all the Roald Dahl* books! 🙂
  32. Where The Red Fern Grows(ages 10+)
  33. The Very Hungry Caterpillar*
  34. The BFG by Roald Dahl (ages 7+)
  35. Curious George*
  36. Sir Fartsalot Hunts the Booger (You have got to find this and read it to your kids) (ages 9+) x2
  37. My favorite as a child was all the Judy Blume* books. I think i checked out every one of them!
  38. Winnie the Pooh*
  39. Bunny Cakes by Rosemary Wells
  40. Fly Guy to my kids 🙂
  41. The Sweet Pickle Books
  42. Little Women*(ages 12+)
  43. Snow White*
  44. I love to read KOALA LOU by Mem Fox. It’s beautifully written & makes me emotional.
  45. I like to read Green Eggs and Ham* to my kids x2
  46. My baby loves “Goodnight Faces
  47. A Mouse to Be Free
  48. I love to read Finding Nemo* to my baby
  49. The monster at the End of this Book*
  50. Black Beauty* (ages 9+)
  51. I loved the Boxcar Children* mysteries! (I recently bought the Kindle Edition) x2
  52. Right now it is any Llama Llama book
  53. This Little Piggy
  54. The Happy Hocky Family by Lane Smith
  55. The Narnia* books (ages 8+)
  56. I Love You This Much
  57. I liked to read her the Corduroy* Bear book. I also enjoyed it when I was younger.
  58. Any books in the Thoroughbred Series by Joanna Campbell
  59. A Child’s Garden of Verses
  60. The Poky Little Puppy
  61. Gregory the Terrible Eater
  62. My favorite book as a child was James and the Giant Peach*
  63. I Love You Stinky Face x2
  64. Moo, Baa, La La La!

I’m sure I’ll be posting my list of favorites soon, but until then: What are some of your favorite books to read to your kids?

About Emily Carpenter

Emily is a Web Whiz, Blogger, Speaker, Student, and Mom. She is the owner of WhizBang! Web Solutions LLC, and the founder of Marvy Moms. She loves working from home so that she can be there for every possible moment with her son, JW. Learning as she goes, Emily breastfed, bought cloth diapers (but never used them), made her son’s baby food, had a family bed for nearly two years, and loves spending time with her son. Emily is a certified Level II Reiki practitioner and offers her services both in-person and remotely to people interested in this energetic healing modality. Emily is currently enrolled as a student at the American Academy of Homeopathy to become a Certified Classical Homeopath and has earned a diploma in botanical medicine at Botanical Medicine Institute. She is also a Certified Aromatherapist, and received her training from Aromahead Institute.