Were you an avid reader as a kid? Perhaps, then, you'll remember some of these books, and share them with your own children! We round up our top 10 titles that are perfect for your kids!
A work Roald Dahl's true genuis, Matilda tells the story of a brilliant young heroine, her struggle in her loneliness and finding hope in her life as she teaches the adults around her important lessons. Hilarious and imaginative, Roald Dahl teaches readers, too, another important lesson; you can do it!
The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe
C.S. Lewis's classic story of mystical adventure is one of the best selling books of all time, and a wonderful story to share with the kids before bed. Let their imaginations run wild with tales of magic, and then follow it up with the movie, which is also brilliant!
The Harry Potter Series
The Harry Potter books are well-known and certainly well-loved, and provide an epic tale of adventure, magic, mystery and friendship to readers young and old. There's enough to keep bedtimes busy for a long while, so bunker down for these ones!
This sweet story of friendship follows Wilbur the pig and his friend Charlotte the spider, where lessons of friendship, loyalty, and truth show that friends can come in all different shapes and sizes.
The Goosebumps Series
Alright, alright... another series for you. But if you've got kids who love a scary story, these babies are for them! Bonus points for the "choose your own adventure" variety, too - go through the door? Go to page 34!!
This sci-fi series was a Scholastic book club hit, as well as a pretty awesome TV show on ABC in the afternoons. Today, it's still a great read for kids, following the story of six friends fighting for the human race against alien invaders.
The Babysitters Club
This long-running series of stories follow a group of entrepreneurial friends in their babysitting business as they navigate the usual trials and tribulations of tween life, such as illness, sibling rivalry, peer conflicts, jealousy, and parents' divorce and remarriage.
Harriet The Spy
This brilliant story of budding writer Harriet tells lessons of friendship, following your passions and the importance of being kind.
A Series Of Unfortunate Events
A brilliantly written and humerously told story of the Baudelaire orphans' misadventures in their efforts to evade the would-be inheritance thief Count Olaf. A Series Of Unfortunate Events unfolds over 13 wonderful books, and is an epic tale for older kids to follow along with.
Another of Roald Dahl's masterpieces, The Witches is an exciting tale of the terrible, child-hating witches of the world and how one boy and this grandmother plot to destroy them for the good of child-kind.
***What were your favorite books as a kid, that you'd like to pass on to your own children? We'd love to hear from you over on our Facebook page!