Best Books for Children by Age Group

Best Books for Children by Age Group

One of the best ways to bond with your kids is by reading with them. I always read with my parents right before bed, and it was something I looked forward to each night. Some of the books I had read so many times that I had them memorized. It’s exciting to share your childhood favorites and the classic books that you enjoyed growing up. Below is a list, separated by age group, of the books we all know and love, mixed in with a few of my personal favorites.

I’m sure a lot of these books will bring back childhood memories. I hope you and your child can create your own memories together with these wonderful stories.

Babies & Toddlers:

Goodnight Moon
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Guess How Much I Love You
Sheep In a Jeep
Pat The Bunny
Chicka Chicka, Boom Boom
Is Your Mama a Llama?
Where the Wild Things Are


The Tale of Peter Rabbit
The Cat and the Hat
The Complete Tales & Poems of Winnie-the-Pooh
Frog and Toad Are Friends
If you Give a Mouse a Cookie
The Giving Tree
I Love You, Stinky Face
Blueberries for Sal
The Rainbow Fish
We're Going on a Bear Hunt
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Green Eggs and Ham
Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed
Wheels on the Bus
Little Blue Truck


Where the Sidewalk Ends
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Stuart Little
Charlotte's Webb
Little House in the Big Woods
Ramona the Pest
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
Harry Potter (Series)
Anne Of Green Gables
Bridge to Terabithia
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Esperanza Rising
My Side of the Mountain
A Series of Unfortunate Events (Series)
A Wrinkle in Time
Walk Two Moons
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland