The Complete Tales & Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh Book Poster Image

A.A. Milne's Pooh stories and poems are a nostalgic delight. The peaceful adventures of funny Pooh, wise Christopher Robin, and their various animal friends continue to tickle the fancies and warm the hearts of millions.

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Book Poster Image

Everyone has bummer days, but Alexander's is slapstick entertainment. Kids will laugh when the poor boy wakes up with gum in his hair, trips on his skateboard, and finds his lunchbox empty; and they may learn to laugh at themselves, too.

A Bear Called Paddington Book Poster Image

This first Paddington book introduces kids to the beloved adventuring bear, who's been charming generations of kids since the 1950s. The lively stories entertain while emphasizing quiet virtues of gentleness, kindness, tolerance, and resilience.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book Poster Image

Roald Dahl’s magical morality tale about poor Charlie Bucket and a fabulous, top-secret chocolate factory has captivated kids for generations. In this marvelously imagined world, people, both good and bad, get exactly what they deserve.

Stuart Little Book Poster Image

E.B. White's classic about a talking mouse's adventures shows that determination and courage, not size, are what make a true hero. Generations of kids have followed brave, noble Stuart, who outwits hungry cats and makes his way in a human-sized world.


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Common Sense Tips

  • Reading to kids -- even those who can read on their own -- helps reinforce the rhythm of the language and correct pronunciation.
  • You read a page, she reads a page. Taking turns is a great way to help kids learn to read.