Stuart Little

White’s beloved classic about a small mouse on a big adventure is a perennial bestseller. More

Journey to Jo’burg

Groundbreaking book set in South Africa during the apartheid era and banned by its government. More

Tessa Duder

This week, I’ve been with Elena Ferrante in Naples, travelling The Silk Roads with Peter Frankopan... More

Flat Stanley

This series celebrated its fiftieth anniversary in 2014 and has sold more than one million copies. More

Charlotte’s Web

Considered a classic of children’s literature; a novel of friendship, love, life, and death. More

The Giving Tree

Poignant, game-changing picture book for readers of all ages that has been a favorite for generations. More

Red Scarf Girl

Searing memoir set during the height of the Cultural Revolution in China. More

The Muddleheaded Wombat

First introduced on ABC Radio, Muddleheaded Wombat is one of Australia’s most adored children’s book characters. More

Freaky Friday

Classic comedic children’s novel that is so funny it has been adapted into film three times. More

Cammie McGovern

As the younger sister of an adored (sometimes overly perfect) sister, discovering Ramona and Beezus and the gang on Klikitat Street was a life-changer for me. More

The Boy in the Dress

The sharp and funny first novel for children from bestselling publishing phenomenon David Walliams. More

Monster

Winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award and the Coretta Scott King Award. More

Sounder

Newbery Award–winning book that became an influential children’s work on race and class. More

Bridge to Terabithia

Newbery Medal–winning novel; a true modern classic and touchstone of children’s literature. More

Henry Huggins

The debut novel from Newbery Medal–winning author Beverly Cleary. More