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What book was your absolute favourite when you were a child?
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Madeline! I found her to be a kindred spirit.
Anything by Roald Dahl or Brian Jacques. and Little House on the Prairie series.
Stone Soup

The Pokey Little Puppy

I also loved Amelia Bedelia books :)
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As a really little kid I loved The Clown-Arounds and The Pokey Little Puppy and The Eleventh Hour and Noisy Nora and Up Goes Mr. Downs and Where the Wild Things Are and The Little Engine that Could and The Giving Tree and all the poetry books from Shel Silverstein and But No Elephants and Stellaluna and this one book that had pictures of really cute kittens.

As an 'independent reader' if you will, I was obsessed with Time Windows and Wait Till Helen Comes and Ella Enchanted and a lot of books about really tragic things. I was also really into the Babysitter's Club books and the Boxcar Children books.


The Pokey Little Puppy
I had Pokey Little Puppy bedsheets when I was little! So great!
I can't remember the name of it, but I had it memorized. It was about this little kid with a red hoodie, and he went out on the first snow, the sides of the snow banks were so huge that it looked like a maze. He took some snow and put it in his pocket to save for that next day, but was so sad when it had melted. I also liked where the wild things are, the boxcar children, and some weird rainbow people book that I can't remember the name of.
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The Monster at the end of this book I would say
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"The Pale Green Pants" - last story in Dr. Suess's "the Sneetches" book
"The Purplish, Pinkish, Bluish Egg"

Yeah - showing my age. However, my kids loved these same books, so I stand by them. :)
This one was hard to find an image of. I could "read" this book at age 3. I suspect, that it's more likely that I just had it memorized.

It was a Disney version of "Peter and the Wolf"

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Well, I liked the book I already mentioned (Three Little Animals). But my favourites when I was tiny were probably:

Christmas eve
Text Vehicle Carriage Illustration
Cartoon Rabbit Rabbits and Hares Hare Arctic hare
And lots & lots of Fairy Tales (Hans Christian Anderson, Brothers Grimm, Big Book of Swedish Fairy Tales, etc.etc.)


I've always been really curious about the personal lives of people around me so I really loved opening other people's mail in this book as a child haha
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To this day, I read it every year and find something new that I never noticed before.
Up til this day I am a series girl. Goosebumps, Nancy Drew, Enid Blytons...



I read it every single day! :)

I also liked...
Where The Wild Things Are

then later....

The Farthest Away Mountain &
James and the Giant Peach
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That's called The Snowy Day. I liked the part where his feet made a crunching sound in the snow. I love that sound.

Loved Pale Green Pants as well and Horten Hears a Who and other Dr. Seuss books. Also loved Shel Silverstein, but The Giving Tree made me cry.
Huge Pippi Longstockings fan.
A Wrinkle in Time, Island of the Blue Dolphins, White Fang.
I'd read the encyclopedias all of the time as well. I'd usually have a stack piled up next to me since one thing made you interested in another that you had to look up.
I can't remember the name of it, but I had it memorized. It was about this little kid with a red hoodie, and he went out on the first snow, the sides of the snow banks were so huge that it looked like a maze. He took some snow and put it in his pocket to save for that next day, but was so sad when it had melted. I also liked where the wild things are, the boxcar children, and some weird rainbow people book that I can't remember the name of.
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Adventures of the Far Away Tree was definately one... and all the Babysitters Club books.
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