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Best children's books. Starting from US lists, old favorites, caldecott and best picture awards. Next: s. american, european, mideast publishers; fr, es, ar.


Alphabatics, MacDonald, Suse [ Bradbury 1987 ISBN none]

Dogsong, Paulse, Gary [ Bradbury 1986 ISBN none] link title


And now Miguel, Krumgold, Jooseph [ Crowell 1954 ISBN none]

Chanticleer and the Fox, Cooney, Barbara [ Crowell 1959 ISBN none]


Why Mosquitoes buzz in People's Ears, Aardema, Verna; and Leo and Diane Dillon [ Dial 1976 ISBN 0-8037-6089-2]


Noah's Ark, Speier, Peter [ Doubleday 1978 ISBN none]


The Amazing Bone (1977), Amos & Boris, Doctor DeSoto (1983), Steig, William [ Farrar 1977 ISBN none]

Amos & Boris, Steig, William [ Farrar ISBN none]

I, Juan de Pareja, Borton de Trevino, Elizabeth [ Farrar 1966 ISBN none]


19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the middle east., Nye, Naomi Shihab [ Greenwillow 2003 ISBN none]

Ben's Trumpet (picture), Isadora, Rachel [ Greenwillow 1980 ISBN none]

Ten, Nine, Eight, Bang, Molly [ Greenwillow 1984 ISBN none]


Frog and Toad <series>, Lobel, Arnold [ Harper 1970-1975? ISBN none]

It's Like This, Cat, Neville, Emily [ Harper 1964 ISBN none]

Holiday House

A child's Calendar, Updike, John; and Trina Hyman [ Holiday House 2000 ISBN none]


Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti, McDermott, Gerald [ Holt 1973 ISBN none]

Two Ways to Count to Ten, Dee, Ruby [ Holt ISBN none]


Julie of the Wolves, George, Jean Craighead [ Houghton 1982 ISBN none]

The Apple and the Arrow, Buff, Mary and Conrad [ Houghton 1952 ISBN none]

The Giver, Lowry, Lois [ Houghton 1994 ISBN none]

Black and White, Building Big, Castle, Cathedral, Pyramid, Macaulay, David [ Houghton 1978-2001 ISBN none]


Knots in my Yo-Yo STring, Spinelli, Jerry [ Knopf 1998 ISBN none]


Color Zoo, Ehlert, Lois [ Lippincott ISBN none]


The Animal Family, Jarrell, Randall [ Little, Brown 1966 ISBN none]


Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters, Steptoe, John [ Lothrop 1988 ISBN none]


The Bremen-Town Musicians, Plume, Ilse [ North South Books 1981 ISBN none]


Baboushka and the Three Kings, Robbins, Ruth [ Parnassus 1961 ISBN none]

Peter Smith

The Corn Grows Ripe, Rhoads, Dorothy [ Peter Smith Publishers 1957 ISBN none]


Seven Blind Mice, Young, Ed [ Philomel 1993 ISBN none]

Prentice Hall

Strega Nona, de Paola, Tomie [ Prentice Hall 1976 ISBN none]


The Emperor and the Kite, Yolen, Jan [ Putnam 2002 ISBN none]

Officer Buckle and Gloria, Rathmann, Peggy [ Putnam 1996 ISBN none]

Random House

Bartholomew and the Oobleck, Horton hatches the egg, If I Ran the Zoo, Dr. Seuss [ Random House 1950- ISBN none]


Song of the Swallows, Politi, Leo [ Scribner 1950 ISBN none]

Simon & Schuster

One Fine Day, Hogrogian, Nonny [ Simon & Schuster 1972 ISBN none]


Time of Wonder, McCloskey, Bob [ Viking 1958 ISBN none]

The Tewnty-One Balloons, DuBois, William [ Viking 1948 ISBN none]


1 is One, Tudor, Tasha [ Walck 1957 ISBN none]

Windmill Books

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble, Steig, William [ Windmill Boooks 1970 ISBN none]

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Tuck Everlasting, Babbitt, Natalie [ ISBN none]

The Story of Babar, the Little Elephant, de Brunhoff, Jean [ ISBN none]

Dear Zoo (picture), Campbell, Rod [ ISBN none]

Corduroy, Freeman, Don [ ISBN none]

Bread and Jam for Frances (picture), Hoban, Russell and Lillian [ ISBN none]

Harold and the Purple Crayon, Johnson, Crockett [ ISBN none]

The Carrot Seed, Krauss, Ruth; ill. Crockett Johnson [ ISBN none]

The Story of Ferdinand, Leaf, Munro; and Robert Lawson [ ISBN none]

Brown bear, brown bear, what do you see?, Martin, Bill [ 1962 ISBN none]

George and Martha, Marshall, James [ ISBN none]

Zomo the Rabbit, McDermott, Gerald [ ISBN none]

Tikki Tikki Tembo, Mosel, Arlene; and Blair Lent [ ISBN none]

Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile, Waber, Bernard [ ISBN none]

Mouse Paint, Walsh, Ellen [ ISBN none]