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9 must-read classic children’s books, as chosen by our readers

Whether you’re drawn to the timeless charm of book-loving Matilda or the band of lovable rogues in The Wind in the Willows, everyone has a favourite classic. We asked our readers for their most treasured tales, here’s their pick of fave reads.

Puffin team

Books ranked in no particular order. Some answers have been edited for clarity and style.

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