Classics and Favorites Collection

There are so many books in the library now, thousands and thousands of them, and I decided that I would create a collection of my favorite titles. Some are relatively new, while others were published decades ago.
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Classic Board Books

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day (Classic Board Books

Judith Viorst
Board Book
For ages 4 to 7
Simon and Schuster, 2012   ISBN: 978-1442498167
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If

If

Rudyard Kipling
Illustrator:  Giovanni Manna 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 8 and up
Creative Editions, 2014   ISBN: 978-1568462592
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Journey

Journey

Aaron Becker
Wordless Picture Book
For ages 6 and up
Candlewick Press, 2013   ISBN: 978-0763660536
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Poems to Learn by Heart

Poems to Learn by Heart

Caroline Kennedy
Illustrator:   Jon J. Muth 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 8 and up
Hyperion Books, 2013   ISBN: 978-1423108054
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Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug

Duck & Goose, Goose Needs a Hug

Tad Hills
Board book  Series
For infants to age 4
Random House, 2012   ISBN: 978-0307982933
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A pop-up adaptation

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A pop-up adaptation

Lewis Carroll , Adapted by Robert Sabuda
Paper Engineer: Robert Sabuda
Novelty Book
For ages 7 and up
Simon and Schuster, 2003   ISBN: 978-0689847431
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An Egg is Quiet

An Egg is Quiet

Dianna Hutts Aston
Illustrator:  Sylvia Long 
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 6 to 10
Chronicle Books, 2006   ISBN: 978-0811844284
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Starry Messenger

Starry Messenger

Peter Sis
Nonfiction Picture Book
For ages 7 to 10
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996   ISBN: 978-0374371913
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The Giant Jam Sandwich

The Giant Jam Sandwich

John Vernon Lord, Janet Burroway
Illustrator:  John Vernon Lord 
Picture Book
For ages 5 to 7
Houghton Mifflin, 1987   ISBN: 978-0395442371
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Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

Astrid Lindgren
Illustrator:  Michael Chesworth 
Fiction
For ages 8 to 12
Penguin, 2005   ISBN: 978-0142402498
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A tree grows in Brooklyn

A tree grows in Brooklyn

Betty Smith
Fiction
For ages 14 and up
HarperCollins, 2011   ISBN: 978-0060736262
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The Borrowers

The Borrowers

Mary Norton
Illustrator:  Beth Krush , Joe Krush 
Fiction  Series
For ages 8 to 12
Harcourt Children's Books, 2003   ISBN: 978-0152047375
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The Owl and the Pussycat

The Owl and the Pussycat

Edward Lear
Illustrator:  Stephane Jorisch 
Poetry Picture Book
For ages 8 and up
Kids Can Press, 2007   ISBN: 978-1553378280
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The Amulet of Samarkand (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1)

The Amulet of Samarkand (The Bartimaeus Trilogy, Book 1)

Jonathan Stroud
Fiction  Series
For ages 12 and up
Disney-Hyperion, 2003   ISBN: 978-0786818594
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The Hobbit

The Hobbit

J.R.R. Tolkien
Fiction
For ages 10 and up
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012   ISBN: 978-0547928227
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