There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Get a head start with these Little Simon Board Books to introduce children to a world of books.

My First Little Simon Board Books Home Library – Gift of Storytime

Thanks, Little Simon for sending me these books to check out! The My First Little Simon Board Books Home Library is a great addition to any child’s book collection. This post contains an affiliate link. When you make a purchase using the links below, I may earn me a small commission at no extra charge to you.

When I had my baby shower for Em, I requested books to start her library in place of greeting cards. We asked all the guests to gift their favorite childhood books and inscribe them to Em. Thus started her first Board Books Home Library. There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Starting early with books is the best way to introduce children to a lifetime of learning.

There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Get a head start with these Little Simon Board Books to introduce children to a world of books.

Gift of Storytime with Little Simon Board Books

Over the years we’ve continued to build on the girls library by creating small libraries within it. They have book collections for Hanukkah, Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day and even Back to School! We rotate these mini libraries to the front of their bigger library based on the current holiday season.

These fun series of board books from Little Simon teach important lessons and concepts through adorable characters, interesting stories, and hilarious creatures! Perfect for little hands, board books are the sweetest way to give the gift of storytime. Little Simon board books make the perfect gift for all the young readers in your life! With cute and creative illustrations, accessible and engaging stories, and the perfect size and durability, these books are great for new parents and for reading aloud.

There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Get a head start with these Little Simon Board Books to introduce children to a world of books.

Help little ones learn how to use their inside voices with this second story in the brand-new Wee Beasties series from New York Times bestselling author Ame Dyckman. Roary the Lion loves to roar. The only problem is, he roars WAY too loud. WAIT! Can you show Roary how to be quiet?

Wee Beasties is a new board book series from New York Times bestselling author, Ame Dyckman, featuring silly animals doing the things they love just a little TOO much. In this second book in the series about Roary the Lion and his big outside roar, little ones will learn how to use their quiet inside voices..

There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Get a head start with these Little Simon Board Books to introduce children to a world of books.

A fun and playful back-to-school twist on the popular nursery rhyme “The Itsy Bitsy Spider”!

The itsy bitsy school bus was ready for the day.
Backpack was full with lunch and books, hooray!
Dropped off at school, it was time to learn and play,
The teacher said, “Hello, nice to meet you all today.”

The itsy bitsy school bus is ready for the first day of school! Whether it’s the first day to Pre-K or back-to-school, little ones are sure to love this classroom twist on the classic nursery rhyme “The Itsy Bitsy Spider”!

There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Get a head start with these Little Simon Board Books to introduce children to a world of books.

New from beloved author Joan Holub, Hello Knights! is a fun, playful board book about unexpected friendship!

Knights run up.
Knights run down.
Take the queen her royal crown.

Knights march here.
Knights march there.
Take the king his underwear…

There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Get a head start with these Little Simon Board Books to introduce children to a world of books.

Learn all about the traditions of Día de los Muertos with this second book in the brand-new board book series Celebrate the World, which highlights special occasions and holidays across the globe.

At the end of October each year, it’s time to celebrate an ancient tradition: Día de los Muertos! With vibrant illustrations by Golden Globe-winning Mexican illustrator Jorge Gutierrez, this festive board book teaches that Día de los Muertos honors ancestors and loved ones who have passed. From sugar skulls to papel picado, this is a holiday that truly commemorates the cycle of life.

There is no gift more powerful than the gift of storytime. Get a head start with these Little Simon Board Books to introduce children to a world of books.

Learn all about scientists who changed history in This Little Scientist, an engaging and colorful board book perfect for inventors-in-training!

Asking why.
Then making a guess.
Asking how.
Then proving with tests.

Little scientists make great big discoveries.

In this follow-up to This Little President, This Little Explorer, and This Little Trailblazer now even the youngest readers can learn all about great and empowering scientists in history! Highlighting ten memorable scientists who paved the way, parents and little ones alike will love this discovery primer full of fun, age-appropriate facts and bold illustrations.

Check out the My First Little Simon Board Books Home Library Giveaway happening now for your chance to win a collection of Little Simon Board Books and a $50 Visa Gift Card to expand your first home library!

What was your favorite book to read as a child?

Join the conversation online with #GiftofStorytime and be sure to visit Little Simon to discover more great books!

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  • I liked all the Curious George books when I was little.

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  • Cute interactive story books

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  • My favorite book to read when I was little was Flippity Floppity!

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  • I liked Charlotte’s Web as a kid 😀

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  • Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day. I can still recite it.

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  • The first one comes to mind is the one I had to get from my favorite Reading Rainbow episode – Miss Nelson is Back. Otherwise, lots of space and astronomy ones.

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  • I loved to read all the Nancy Drew books

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  • this looks like a fantastic first book collection!

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  • my favorite book as a kid was charlotte’s web

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  • I liked curious george.. also the tree house series

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  • I loved Little Women. I read it over and over!

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  • I read all the Nancy Drew books, growing up. My mom would always buy them for me, for holidays and my birthdays. I still have the collection in hardbacks!!

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  • I enjoyed reading the Nancy Drew books.

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  • My favourite book was Are You My Mother by P.D. Eastman.

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  • My favorite book as a child was CHarlotte’s Web!

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  • The Pokey Little Puppy, all Dr. Seuss, Little House on the Prairie, Charlotte’s Web and Little Women.

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  • When I was a kid I loved reading “Robert the Rose Horse” about a horse with allergies.

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  • My favorie book when I was growing up, books about Joan of Arc.

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  • Favorite book as a kid was the Pokey little puppy.

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  • My favorite book as a child was Bambi

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  • I loved If You Give a Mouse a Cookie.

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  • The Best Nest is was my favorite!

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  • So many great books on this list for my twin toddlers!

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  • My favorite book as a child was Little red riding hood

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  • I loved Dr. Seuss books for their weirdness. The Grinch was one of my favorites!

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  • My favorite book was the Giving Tree, such a classic.

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  • My favorite book to read as a child as Bambi

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  • I always liked the Baby Sitter’s Club.

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  • Any Enid Blyton Book.

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  • My favorite as a kid was The Giving Tree

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  • My favorite was little women

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  • I loved the Little Bear books when I was little.

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  • My favorite book when I was little was Dr. Seuss’ book, “In a People’s House”.

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  • We had the golden Disney collection that I loved

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  • I don’t believe I had a single favorite, but loved the Narnia books, and was mad for Edward Eager Tales of Magic

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  • My favorite book to read as a child was Where The Sidewalk Ends By Shel Silverstein

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  • the monster at the end of this book

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  • My favourite book as a child was The Little Engine That Could.

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  • I liked all kinds of books from Dr Suess to NASA space books.

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  • I read Curious George stories all the time loved him.

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  • These books all look great to be honest! I especially want to read the Dia de los Muertos one!

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  • My favorite book when I was a kid was “Charlets Web”. I probably read it a hundred times and laughed and cried every time. Thank you for such a fun contest

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  • I loved reading The Cat in the Hat books.

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  • I liked the Five Little Peppers series.

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  • the first book i used to read on my own was a reader my schoolteacher mom brought home, called “moon magic”. the stories and poems were mostly space themed.

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  • My favorite book was any of the Arthur books. We had the author come to our school, and after that I was hooked.

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  • When I was a little kid my favorite book was called Little Popcorn.

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  • My favorite was The Rainbow Fish.

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  • One of my favorite books was Henny Penny.

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  • I always loved Goodnight moon as a little kid, and now I read it to my kids!

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  • I liked Richard Scarry books when I was little. They are classics.

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  • I enjoyed the Mouse and the Motorcycle (there was more than one book) and as I got older I enjoyed the Red Wall series

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  • When I was a little kid my favorite book was called My Mommy Loves Me

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  • My favorite book from childhood was Cinderella.

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  • I remember loving to read the Berenstein Bears when I was young. Many adventures.

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  • My favorite book was Charlotte’s Web

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  • I liked the Spot books when I was little.

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  • I loved reading Green Eggs and Ham to my daughter Samantha. Sam I am!

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  • My favorite book as a child was The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be by Farley Mowat. It was about a dog named Mutt, the author’s own when he was a youngster, but Mutt was convinced he was a human. Their adventures are so funny and so much fun.

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  • My favorite book when I was a little girl was “The Little Red Hen”. I LOVED that, couldn’t read it enough, it was the first book I bought when I found out we were getting the privilege of adopting a little girl.

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  • I loved the Little House books!

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  • my favorite were Disney books-Cinderella and snow white

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  • My favorite book to read as a child was Go Dog Go!

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  • I liked Charlotte’s Web

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  • Halloween ones

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  • I had a Little Golden Books Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs book that I loved. It was one of the cool “big” little golden books with the really large pages. Now my daughter has it!

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  • i always liked the man in the yellow hat thanks

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  • If you give a mouse a cookie was my favorite!

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  • Charlottes Web was a favorite read over and over

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  • I like Charlotte’s Web!

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  • My favorite as a child was the Secret Garden

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  • I loved the Berenstein Bears books and shows.

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  • I loved the Boxcar Children.

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  • I was always a fan of Alice in wonderland.

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  • I loved The Little Prince and Harold and the Purple Crayon.

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  • I loved Little House on the Prairie books

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  • My favorite books to read as a child were the ones in the Little House series by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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  • My favorite book to read as a child was Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark and More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.

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  • Sadly, I don’t remember having any books or being read to when I was a child. But I read to my kids every night at bedtime, hoping they would all learn to love books as much as me!

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  • Gone Away lake

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  • My favorite books were the Dick and Jane books.

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  • I always enjoyed the Nancy Drew series of books.

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  • My favorite book as a child was The Velveteen Rabbit.

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  • My favorite book as a child was Island of the blue dolphin.

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  • The Bernstein Bears

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  • I loved reading Dr. Seuss books when I was little. As a pre-teen I loved reading Judy Blume books

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  • I loved reading Pippi Longstocking. My grandmother gave me a set of books one Christmas and I loved them.

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  • My favorite book as a child was Charlotte’s Web!

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  • Curious George was always a favorite.

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  • My favorite was Charlotte’s Web.

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  • Another favorite book was I Can’t Said the Ant.

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  • My favorite was These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder.

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  • My favorite books was The Little Engine That Could.

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  • My favorite book to read as a child was Charlotte’s Web.

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  • I liked The Little House on the Prairie Books.

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  • I used to love the Berenstain Bears! haha, I know it’s a little strange, but I loved them. One of my favorite books when I got older though…The Giver! Happy Holidays everyone!

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  • i loved cinderella book

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  • I liked the Dr. Seuss books.

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  • My favorite book to read as a child was Where the Sidewalk Ends.

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  • My favorite book was Where the Sidewalk Ends.

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  • Mother Goose was my favorite.

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  • The Pokey Puppy was one of my favorites.

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  • I loved to read the boxcar children series!

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  • My favorite book as a child was Matilda!

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  • My favorite book to read when I was little was The Little Mermaid

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  • I always liked Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

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  • I loved the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle books.

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  • My favorite book was always The Velveteen Rabbit. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  • my favorite book as a child was the velveteen rabbit,i read it many times

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  • My favorite book were the Little House on the Prairie novels!

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  • My favorite book to read as a child was Goodnight Moon:)

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  • These look like fun books! The book I can remember enjoying earliest in my life is Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone.

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  • I loved Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad day.

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  • Dr. Seuss books were the best.

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  • My favorite book as a kid was Cinderella.

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  • I liked the Nancy Drew books.

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  • I loved reading Where The Sidewalk Ends as a child

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  • I always loved The Cat in the Hat

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  • “Flap Your Wings” by P.D. Eastman

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  • The Berenstain Bears series.

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  • I loved the Narnia books and the Boxcar Children.

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  • I always loved fairy tales

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  • I loved reading Treasure Island.

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  • I loved reading Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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  • My absolute favorite was The Little House on the Prairie books!

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  • Jamberry was my favorite book to read as a child

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  • Shel Silverstein…the Giving Tree

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  • When I was a kid I was obsessed with the Berenstein Bears books

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  • I loved Goodnight, Little Bear when I was very young and Charlotte’s Web when I got a little older.

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  • This Little Scientist is on my wish list for my son and nieces.

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  • I loved reading Guess How Much I Love You as a child.

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  • The Hardy boys series.

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  • As a child I loved to read The Bobseine Twins books.

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  • cat in the hat

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  • I liked reading the Dr. Seuss books.

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  • Green Eggs and Ham was a favorite of mine.

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  • My favorite book to read as a child was Black Beauty.

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  • As a child I read everything I could get my hands one but may favs were Nancy Drew, A Wrinkle In Time and The Hobbit.

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  • I loved the Nancy Drew books as a kid.

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  • My favourite book was The Little House.

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  • My first favorite book was The Giving Tree. For my 7th birthday, my friend gave me a book called What do you do with a kangaroo? I still have it.

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  • As a kid all I remember reading is Dr. Seuss books.

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  • “Alice In Wonderland” was a big favorite of mine!

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  • My favorite book growing up and is still today is Charlotte’s Web.

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  • I enjoyed the Nancy Drew books when I was a child.

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  • my favorite book as a child is Cat in the hat

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