I love children’s books. Hopefully, I have used them to instill in my children a love for reading. I copied this meme from Bayou Quilts. Thanks, Jen.
1. Name your 3 favorite children’s series.
Mercer Mayer’s series on fear and nightmares; There’s an Alligator Under My Bed, There’s Something in the Attic, and There’s a Nightmare in My Closet.
Beverly Cleary’s series on Henry Huggins, a kind hearted boy and his lovable friends in the late 50’s Mid-West.
Shirley Hughes’s series on Alfie and his baby sister, Annie Rose.
2.Name your 3 favorite non-series children’s books.
Roald Dahl’s Going Solo; a biography of his participation in World War II. ( Mr Dahl wrote a lot of great books, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach.)
Irene Hunt’s Across Five Aprils; Young Jethro Creighton grows from a boy to a man when he is left to take care of the family farm in Illinois during the difficult years of the Civil War.
Margaret Rostkowski’s After the Dancing Days; A girl comes to terms with the effects of war as she ministers to a soldier just returned from World War I.
3. Name 3 favorite children’s books characters:
Hank the Cowdog by John Erickson
Johnny Tremain by Ester Forbes
Stuart Little by E. B. White