Dec 6, 2011

Top Ten Tuesday - Childhood Favorites

Hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, this feature includes random weekly bookish top tens. This week's list is - top ten childhood favorites! Growing up, reading wasn't always as important to me as it is now. I've always enjoyed it, but it become more of a chore when I was in school. Now that I can choose what I want to read, I love it. And I loved reading when I was young. AND Stef is back this week!! So check out our favorite childhood books!!


This was my all-time favorite when I was young!

Who didn't love this book??

Again, who didn't read this and love it!?

I absolutely adored Clifford!!

Another classic!

Everyone loves Curious George!

I loved almost all of the Little Golden Books :o)

Oh yeah. LOL

Everyone reads Dr. Seuss when they're young.

This had real letters to pull out! Loved it!

My boyfriend's contribution - his childhood favorite book.


The Boxcar Children!

Encyclopedia Brown!

The Babysitters Club!

The Rowan!

The Farthest-Away Mountain!

The Phantom Tollbooth

The Secret of the Old Clock!

Little Women

Polgara the Sorceress!

The Berenstain Bears series!

Mickey: There it is! Our list of childhood favorites. I loved reading these with my parents, by myself, with my little sisters, etc. Reading has always been a part of my life, and I believe that it starts at a young age. So get your kids reading, get your nieces, nephews, grandkids, cousins, step-children, etc etc reading! And share with us your favorite childhood books! Happy Tuesday :o)


  1. OMG how did I forget Harold and the Purple Crayon??? I actually still own it! And The Poky, Little Puppy, and the Berenstain Bears.... AWESOME LISTS!!!!

  2. we have some of the same ones on our list! so, so many great ones on your list. so many. brilliant and it made me smile to look at every one of them!

    loved it!!!

  3. Excellent choices!
    Here’s my Top Ten Tuesday post. :)

  4. Oh my goodness, fantastic list! We had a copy of the Jolly Postman in our school library and it was one of those lifesize bookes (you know, the super jumbo 24" x 24" ones? Yeah, it was awesome) and I have often thought that my girls would love it, but had completely forgotten the name until now! Thank you!! :)

    Bonnie @ HandsAndHome

  5. Love this!!! I still have my copy of The Poky Little Puppy - I passed it down to my lil one! ;D

  6. These books bring back great memories! I didn't read where the wild things are until like 2 years ago lol.... Yes its awesome but does it still count as a childhood favorite :-P

  7. So glad to see Berenstain Bears on someone else's list too! I adored those books :)

  8. OMG! I totally forgot about the Teacher from the Black Lagoon! Such a fabulous book! I can't believe you've read it too!! :)


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