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Mr. Fox (1982)

Mr. Fox goes hunting with his bag … but the bag ends up hunting him.

Author(s): Gavin Bishop
Illustrator(s): Gavin Bishop

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The River at Green Knowe (1959)

Three children are invited to spend the summer at Green Knowe - they must be able to swim - and explore the river.

Author(s): L. M. Boston
Illustrator(s): Peter Boston

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What Katy Did at School (1873)

Katy goes East to boarding school. Read for free online at Internet Archive.

Author(s): Susan Coolidge
Illustrator(s): Addie Ledyard

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The Big Brown Bear (1944)

The big brown bear just cannot keep away from the honey tree, even though he knows what will happen if he tries to steal some honey. This Big Golden Book was also shortened and published as a Little Golden Book.

Author(s): Georges Duplaix
Illustrator(s): Gustaf Tenggren

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Lob Lie-by-the-Fire (1885)

John Broom is found under a bush as a baby and adopted by two maiden ladies. After running away to sea he at last returns home. Read online at archive.org.

Author(s): Mrs. Juliana Horatia Ewing
Illustrator(s): Randolph Caldecott

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Walt and Skeezix 1921 & 1922 (2005)

Frank O. King’s newspaper strip Gasoline Alley, starring Walt Wallet, first appeared November 24, 1918. In the strip for February 14, 1921, a baby, whom Walt names Skeezix is left on Walt’s doorstep. This is the first volume in the collected strips.

Author(s): Frank King
Illustrator(s): Frank King

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White Fang (2000)

A classic story of a half-dog half-wolf who is brutalized by a bad master during the Klondike gold rush, but finally finds a man he can love.

Author(s): Jack London
Illustrator(s): Ed Young

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Invisible Island (1948)

The four Guthrie children are cast away on an invisible island.

1948

Author(s): Dean Marshall
Illustrator(s): Christine Price

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Snow Treasure (1942)

The story of how Norwegian school children smuggled their country’s gold to America under the noses of the Nazis.

Author(s): Marie McSwigan
Illustrator(s): Mary Reardon

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Down the Bright Stream (1948)

The last four gnomes in England are driven from their home on the banks of the Folly and must seek a new residence.

Author(s): BB
Illustrator(s): Denys Watkins-Pitchford

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Ding Dong Bell A First Book of Nursery Rhymes (1957)

A collection of familiar nursery rhymes and songs with music.

Author(s): Percy Young
Illustrator(s): Edward Ardizzone

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Jeremiah in the Dark Woods (1977)

Jeremiah sets out to find what happened to his grandmother’s tarts and meets some familiar nursery characters along the way, as well as a few not so familiar ones.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Each Peach Pear Plum (1978)

A game of I Spy with favorite nursery characters.

1978

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Cops and Robbers (1978)

It is Christmas Eve and the robbers of London set out to steal as many toys as they can, but Officer Pugh is on the job.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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Mr Biff the Boxer (1980)

Mr. Biff and Mr. Bop are in training for the big charity match.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Cinderella Show (1986)

Town End Primary School puts on a school play.

Author(s): Allan Ahlberg
Illustrator(s): Janet Ahlberg

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The Little Mermaid Who Could Not Sing (1956)

Sometimes having a voice like a foghorn is not such a bad thing!

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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The Space Ship in the Park (1972)

Marty from Martinea is back and takes Eddie and his friend Willie to visit the planet on the back side of the moon.

Author(s): Louis Slobodkin
Illustrator(s): Louis Slobodkin

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Food Market (1981)

Sally accompanies her mother and the baby to the grocery store.

Author(s): Peter Spier
Illustrator(s): Peter Spier

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Tinker and Tanker (1960)

A rabbit and a hippo set out to see the world.

Author(s): Richard Scarry
Illustrator(s): Richard Scarry

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