“So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea…”
We snuggled up on the couch, being read to by our parents. Then we learned to read ourselves, we felt proud and oh, so grown-up. And later, as the books got bigger, we felt the joy of being totally absorbed into another world.
Not many things can give you that feeling. Reading can.
Dymocks Book Lovers have put together a list of the top 51 children’s books (or book series) of all time. We’ve got the top 25 for you here.
Does your childhood favourite make the cut?
Click through to see the top 25 books for kids…