Top 5 Wednesday: Children’s Books

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Top 5 Wednesday was created by Lainey (Gingerreadslainey on Youtube) as a way for book reviewers and lovers to share their love of lists every Wednesday. Check out the Goodreads group.

  1. Madeline
  2. Ella Enchanted
  3. Little House on the Prairie
  4. Babysitter’s Club
  5. Where the Sidewalk Ends

Today’s Top 5 is kind of a blast from the past as I reflect on my favorite children’s books from when I was young. At the tippity top has to be Madeline. It’s such an iconic picture book with twelve little girls in twelve straight lines. The artwork was tremendous and I always buy it as a gift for little ones. Ella Enchanted though was my go to title when I was young and I definitely reread that one more times than I can count. Another reread title is Little House on the Prairie which probably sparked my love of history. Of course the Babysitter’s Club books make the list even though I never once wanted to babysit. Rounding out my Top 5 is Where the Sidewalk Ends which never fails to bring warmth to my heart. As introductions to poetry go, Shel Silverstein was a great choice.

Did you read any of these as a child? Which titles made your list?

Let me know in the comments below!

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