Home|Search Results|The 100 best-ever children’s books, as chosen by our readersReading listsThe 100 best-ever children’s books, as chosen by our readersFrom the magic of Beatrix Potter to Malorie Blackman's game-changing dystopias, we asked you to share the stories that inspired your love of reading as a child.FacebookPinterestTwitterEmail Image: Ryan MacEachern/Penguin Read next Where to start with...Where to start with Jacqueline Wilson’s booksIf you've never read a Jacqueline Wilson book before, you're in for quite an adventure. Discover the best book to start off your reading journey.Children's reading lists24 must-read books for 9-12-year-oldsFrom timeless classics to graphic novels; marvellous mysteries and trips back in time, these books are must reads for everyone.Read nextChildren's reading lists24 must-read books for 6-8-year-oldsFrom classic tales to the most spectacular of space adventures, these books will beat boredom and inspire young readers aged 6 to 8.Where to start with...Where to start with Terry Pratchett’s booksWhether you’re totally new to Terry Pratchett or you’re already a devout fan, this handy guide will help set you on your next epic reading quest. Read nextChildren's reading lists24 must-read books for under 5sThese wonderful reads, filled with adventure, friendship and giggles, will take little readers and their imaginations to new and fantastic places.Reading listsThe best folk and fairy tales for childrenAlthough we can’t guarantee you a happily ever after (we’re not fairy godmothers, unfortunately), we can guarantee that whoever your young reader is, there is a fairy tale for them in this selection.Read next Where to start with...Where to start with Roald Dahl’s booksDiscover the splendiferous world of Roald Dahl and meet his most famous characters, including Matilda Wormwood, Willy Wonka and The BFG.Reading listsThe best books to gift your grandchildrenFact: grandparents are among the best to read books with. And so, we’ve picked out an extra special selection of stories for you and your grandchildren to enjoy together. Books ranked in no particular order. Some answers edited for clarity and style.