8 Classic Children's Books To Read With Your Kids (2024)

Charlotte’s Web (E.B. White)

A timeless tale about friendship and life on a farm, where a spider named Charlotte saves a pig named Wilbur from slaughter.

The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales

Features classic stories like "The Snow Queen" and "The Ugly Duckling," teaching valuable lessons through enchanting tales.

Where The Wild Things Are (Maurice Sendak)

Follows Max's adventure where his imagination leads him to become king of the Wild Things, emphasizing creativity and friendship.

Velveteen Rabbit (Margery Williams)

Tells the heartwarming story of a toy rabbit becoming real through the power of love and letting go.

Adventures of Tom Sawyer (Mark Twain)

Chronicles Tom’s mischievous adventures along the Mississippi River, highlighting friendship and youthful escapades.

The Cat in the Hat (Dr. Seuss)

Dr. Seuss’ whimsical tale of a mischievous cat and his antics that teach children about responsibility and imagination.

Little House on the Prairie (Laura Ingalls Wilder)

Offers a vivid portrayal of pioneer life through Laura Ingalls’ eyes, promoting values like hard work and community.

Anne of Green Gables (L.M. Montgomery)

Follows the adventures of Anne Shirley, a spirited orphan who transforms lives with her imagination and courage.