An anthology is a collection of literary works chosen by a compiler. Here are the top 500 anthologies from the whole heritage of children’s literature.
5 Bedtime Stories (1957)
This collection includes Little Red Riding Hood, The Gingerbread Man, Jack and the Beanstalk, The Golden Goose and Chicken Little.
Adventure in Understanding (1968)
A collection of the author’s speeches.
Adventure Tales (1967)
This is an anthology of previously published books about pirates, prospectors, cowboys and Indians and rhymes.
A collection of stories and poems about adventure for older children.
Stephen W. Meader
Adventures Of Richard Hannay (1919)
Richard Hannay is an ordinary fellow caught up in extraordinary events in England and Scotland. This volume contains The Thirty-nine Steps, Greenmantle and Mr. Standfast. Read online at Hathitrust.
An omnibus edition containing Five Children and It, The Phoenix and the Carpet, and The Story of the Amulet.
Dora and Oswald, Dicky and Alice, Noel and Horace Octavius try to assist their widowed father and recover the fortunes of their family. This set includes The Treasure Seekers, The Wouldbegoods and The New Treasure Seekers.
The Adventures of Tim (1985)
Six stories of Tim, a small boy who lived in a house by the sea. Includes Tim and Ginger, Tim and Charlotte, Tim’s Friend Towser, Tim to the Lighthouse, Tim in Danger and Tim all Alone.
Aladdin’s Picture Book (1876)
Read for free online at Toronto Public Library. NOTE: that link downloads a very large file.
All Aboard for Storyland (1941)
This is an elementary school reader with great color illustrations by Elizabeth Enright.
All About Lucia (1936)
A poetry anthology for children.
All in a Day (1986)
Ten great artists illustrate the similarities and differences in the lives of children in eight different parts of the world in one 24-hour day.
Thirty stories of adventure & magic, collected and retold by Leonora Lang. Read online at archive.org.
American Artist: March 1945 (1945)
Contains an article on James Daugherty.
American Backgrounds (1958)
An anthology of early American stories for older children.
Carol Ryrie Brink
Holling C. Holling
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Holling C. Holling
Andersen’s Fairy Tales (1914)
A dozen of Andersen’s best with Dugald Stewart Walker’s incredible illustrations. The pen and ink are even better than the color. READ NOW.
The Animal Story Book (1901)
Animal Story Parade (1951)
A collection of stories from Story Parade magazine.
Read online at archive.org.