Books for kids are widely sought today, and for good reason. There has never been a better time in history to write literature primarily purposed towards entertaining children. Children’s books, who were once scorned for specializing in a largely unsuccessful arena, are now revered today. This is not only because they introduce young readers to the written word. It is also interestingly because of their ability to also intrigue and thrill adult minds.
Favorite Children’s Books
One is never too young to start reading. The variety of books for kids inundating the internet today is a sign that more material appeal to younger minds. Books specifically written for kids today are equally adored by readers of every generation.
The list of best children’s books are composed of well-written, colorful, and entertaining stories. These will help develop a love of reading and a love of learning in children. ChatEbooks lists down some timeless classics loved by both kids and adults.
Where the Wild Things Are
Written by Maurice Sendak, Where the Wild Things Are delivers suspense, action and a lot of fun. The story promises adventure and suspense as strange creatures, both scary and funny, begin to appear in Max’s room. A Caldecott Medal recipient, Where the Wild Things Are will draw readers into quite the adventurous tale.
When it comes to selecting books for kids, Charlotte’s Web is definitely an all-time classic pic! Whoever thought that a pig and a spider could be best friends? Delivering a bevy of beautifully crafted characters designed to mirror the various facets of life, this EB White masterpiece follows an altruistic spider “Charlotte” that saves the life of a pig named Wilbur. Charlotte’s Web is considered to be one of the greatest books of all time.
The Cat in the Hat
This title should be on anyone’s Dr. Seuss books for kids list – a classic story of what to do on a rainy day. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of an anthromorphic cat wearing a striped hat and red bow tie. The cat suddenly shows up at the house of two children, Sally and Conrad while their mother is away. With tons of wild rhyming, that is classic Dr. Seuss, the cat’s appearance only causes trouble. However, the mischief serves its purpose of entertaining the bored children as well as readers.
Published in 1937, The Hobbit is considered by some to be the greatest of fantasy novels written for children. Written by acclaimed English author J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit follows Bilbo and the journey he embarks upon in the company of dwarves. The Hobbit is filled with fun, action and adventure, frightening as many times as it humors. The level of imagination in this classic fantasy novel remains largely unmatched.
Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone
This first novel in J.K. Rowling’s hit “Harry Potter” series introduced an entire generation of children to reading. The book follows the adventures of Harry Potter, a young wizard who discovers his magical heritage. His journey starts in his first year at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone is a worldwide blockbuster topping almost every bestseller list. And it is one of the best books that deliver a thrilling journey that will entertain both adults and children.