What were your favorite childhood books?

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    "Love you Forever" with my kids. Also "Where the Wild Things Are". We are going to see the movie as a family at the IMEX theater.

    I don't remember my parents reading to me as a kid. Bastards!!!! lol
     
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    Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.

    And an encylopaedia (not Britannica, we couldn't afford it) which I still have all these years later.
     
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    The OZ series books...published between around 1912 up to the early 1930s.

    There's about 20 or 30 in total.

    Absolutely beautiful images with great storylines for young kids.

    You can see two of them in their entirety on my website.

    I bought them in 1957 for a buck each. (that was 4 weeks of my allowance each, incidently)

    I'm informed they're worth abut $400 each now.

    Best investment I ever made, I think.

    Wish I had the whlole series to put online for the kids, but that'd take about a $20,000 investment.

    When my ship comes in, I guess.
     
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    Here comes Edward Bear now, down the stairs behind Christopher Robin. Bump! Bump! Bump! on the back of his head. It is, as far as he knows, the only way of coming down stairs. He is sure that there must be a better way, if only he could stop bumping for a moment to think of it.
     
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    all of the freddy the pig books

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    and, of course, the hardy boys

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    and this guy..

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    were???? i am a dr suess freak.....cat in the hat....all of them....

    that is what i read to the kidlet....as a child i remember my father reading stories to me...hansel and grethal....i loved that story....
     
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    I read the Dr. Seuss books, but Mom read the Brothers Grimm stories at bedtime! It was wonderful!
     
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    Dr Seuss.
     

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