Each one of us have our own favorite classic books to read way back then and as we grow old, we continue to cherish those values we’ve picked up from these timeless books. Me personally, I also have my own list of favorites. I can still remember how I spend my time, along with my mom and brothers, to read those classic books. Classic books are perfect for little kids because they can enrich the individuality of the children. So make sure you also introduce your little minds into these timeless treasures.
Here are some of my favorite classic reading collections that I will recommend to you. I am sure your little ones will love these classic reads.
Aesop’s Fables – This is a class book that contains lovely illustrated volumes.
Marian’s Big Book of Bible Stories – Is a great classic book for children even those that are not into bible or religion.
Anderson’s Fairy Tales – A book by Hans Christian Anderson also gives nice illustrated volumes that are entertaining to youngsters.
A Child’s Garden of Verses – A book by Robert Louis Stevenson. It contains beautiful poems that are perfect for children.
Winnie-the-Pooh – this is one of my most favorite classic reads when I was young. The original illustrations by Ernest Shepard are so engaging to young children.
Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes – Nursery rhymes are among of the most important parts of your child’s life. Let your kids learn about these beautiful songs and lyrics. Sing with them and enjoy along with them.
The Tale of Peter Rabbit – A book by Beatrix Potter. It contains beautiful tales and illustrations about the lovely and cute bunny!
Wind in the Willows – A book by Kenneth Grahame. A great book for kids that tells the stories of Mole, Rattie, Toad and Badger. Your boys and girls will surely like this.
Tales of the Arabian Nights – Stories of Aladdin, Sinbad and Ali Baba! If you look through book stores, you will find some that have good illustrations.
Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travel” – Is one of the most well-liked classic of English literature. Formerly named as “Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World,” the story narrates the journeys of Lemuel Gulliver, a surgeon-turned ship captain. This may not be really for very young children but I have loved this story when I was in 6th grade.
There are still so many classic books that you can find in your local bookstores or on the internet. If you will only use your research skills, you’ll absolutely find tons of classic collections of children and toddlers books.