Childhood Favourites: Extras

I thought that giving myself thirty choices for books which shaped my reading as a child would be plenty, but there were so many which I couldn’t squeeze onto the list that I felt they deserved a post of their own.  The following are books which I adored as a child (and as an adult!), and ones which I feel that any child will love.

Funnybones by Allan Ahlberg
Burglar Bill by Janet Ahlberg
Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens by J.M. Barrie
My Naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards
Meg and Mog by Helen Nicholl
Hairy Maclary by Lynley Dodd
Can’t You Sleep, Little Bear? by Martin Waddell
Dogger by Shirley Hughes
Peace at Last by Jill Murphy
Slinky Malinki by Lynley Dodd
One Snowy Night by Nick Butterworth
Adventures of the Wishing Chair by Enid Blyton
Percy the Park Keeper by Nick Butterworth
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
Kirsty Knows Best by Annalena McAfee
The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Five Minutes’ Peace by Jill Murphy
The Illustrated Mum by Jacqueline Wilson
Double Act by Jacqueline Wilson

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