All-Time Favorite Children’s Books Recommended by Kidsguiders!

Animal Bedtime by Sara Conway

My 3 year old boy loves Animal Bedtime, I read it to him right before his bed time , he loves all the animal’s routine right before they go to sleep. – Nataly C.

 

Big Al by Andrew Clements

By far, my favorite read-aloud choice has to be Big Al by Andrew Clements. This beautifully illustrated book’s theme revolves around the value of friendship and drives home the points of how to make friends and equally important, how to be a good friend. – Alice S.

 

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? by Bill Martin Jr. & Eric Carle

My kid’s fav book is Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See? He just loves all the animals. – Melissa

 

Daisy Dreamer Series by Holly Anna

My son is 9 and loves Dogman! My daughter is 6 and loves Daisy Dreamer. -Angela C.

 

 

Dear Dumb Diary Series by Jim Benton

My daughter’s favorite book is Dear Dumb Diary. This is her favorite series because it’s funny and she can relate to Jamie Kelly’s life. Makes me go back in time as well. 😂 – Janet

 

 

Dog Man Series by Dav Pilkey

My daughter is 8 and she loves the Dog Man books by Dav Pilkey. – Angie M.

 

Green Eggs & Ham by Dr. Seuss

My son’s favorite book is Green Eggs and Ham. We read it so often he can recite it from memory, but says that he knows how to read. – Mike

 

The Green Ember by S.D. Smith

My kid’s favorite book is The Green Ember. So much adventure and wonder! It’s a great read aloud.

 

Hank Zipzer Series by Henry Winkler & Lin Oliver

Our favorite books are Hank Zipzer books! They are funny and relatable to our life. We finish one and pick up the next! – Liz G.

 

 

Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

My daughter is head over heels in love with Harry Potter series. – Paul E.

 

 

Heidi Heckelbeck Series by Wanda Coven

Nate the Great by Marjorie Weinan Sharmat

My daughter is currently reading the Heidi Heckelbeck Series, she loves them. A few years back she read all the Nate the Great books. We even went to see a play at the South Coast Repertory, best experience. -Noemi V.

 

 

Inheritance Series by Christopher Paolini

Brotherband Series by John Flanagan

My 15 year-old grandson replied when I asked him, the “Inheritance” series. For his 13 year-old brother the “Brotherband” series. I am so grateful that reading aloud to them early on established a solid foundation for their enjoyment of reading today. – Kathleen C.

 

Little Critter Books by Mercer Mayer

My son is 7 and said all the Little Critter books because they have positive messages. – Kristi H.

 

 

The Little Green Witch by Barbara Barbieri McGrath

My kids’ favorite book is called The Little Green Witch. They love it because it involves a ghost, a bat, a gremlin, and a witch. I love it because it explains the process of growing a pumpkin and making pumpkin pie. – Anahi R.

 

 

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

My middle school son’s favorite book this summer – The Lord of the Flies. He loved the thought of living on an island with a group of friends and no adults! That was before reading the entire book. 🙂 – Chrissy

 

 

Matilda by Roald Dahl

My favorite children’s book is Matilda. – Kim (It’s a Kidsguide favorite too!)

 

 

Mercy Watson Books by Chris Van Dusen

My son is 7 and loves all the Mercy Watson books. – Kelly F.

 

 

The Miraculous Journey of Edward TUlane by Kat DiCamillo

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Toulane by Kate DiCamillo. A fabulous journey wonderfully told makes the reader feel like they are a part of the story. 🙂 – Momof4

 

 

My Weird School Series by Dan Gutman

My son loves the My Weird School books. Very silly and perfect for a 6 year old! – Eric R.

 

 

 

Old Yeller by Fred Gipson

My daughter is 10 and she loves Old Yeller. The first time she cried, but now she keeps reading this book, also loves biographies books. – Marisol

 

 

Olivia Books by Ian Falconer

Both my toddlers love the Olivia books. They are relatable and funny. – Adriana R.

 

 

On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman

My daughter is 12, but our favorite book is On The Night You Were Born. I’ve read this book to her since she was a baby and still read it to her, which she loves. – Karen Q.

 

Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series by Rick Riordan

My 10 year-old son loves the Percy Jackson and the Olympians series. He and his older sister sit and read out loud to each other everyday and love the adventures! – Dolores

 

 

Pete the Cat Books by James Dean & Eric Litwin

My 5 year old son loves Pete the Cat and all his adventures with his friends. The books have really motivated him to continue reading. – Diana

 

 

The Promised Neverland (Manga Series)

My daughter is 10 and she loves Promised Neverland and Harry Potter books. – Surbhi K.

 

Secret Tree Fort by Brianne Farley

My 4 year-old LOVES Secret Tree Fort by Brianne Farley. She is always so inspired to build, imagine, and create after reading this one. – Laura

 

What are your all-time favorite children’s books? Let us know below!

 

 

 

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