With the help of booksellers and librarians from around the world, we’ve created this collection of 200 iconic HarperCollins titles—beloved books that have inspired, informed, entertained, and endured.
Whether they are prizewinners, runaway bestsellers, groundbreaking nonfiction, or simply a favorite novel, these books have all had a singular influence on our literary culture.
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Written to address childhood literacy issues in the U.S., this iconic story still inspires children today with its fun and rhythmic rhyme. HarperCollins acquired U.K. and Commonwealth rights in 1957, and territories as far afield as HarperCollins Australia see The Cat in the Hat still featuring on bestseller lists today.