Top 100 Children’s Books of All-Time from Children's Books Guide

  1. 1 - Where the Wild Things Are: Maurice Sendak
  2. 2 - The Giving Tree: Shel Silverstein
  3. 3 - Goodnight Moon:
  4. 4 - Green Eggs and Ham: Dr. Seuss
  5. 5 - Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs: Judi Barrett
  6. 6 - The Very Hungry Caterpillar:
  7. 7 - Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, Very Bad Day:
  8. 8 - Guess How Much I Love You: Sam McBratney
  9. 9 - Pat the Bunny:
  10. 10 - Love You Forever: Robert Munsch
  11. 11 - The Lorax: Dr. Seuss
  12. 12 - Peek-A Who?:
  13. 13 - Moo Baa La La La:
  14. 14 - Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do You See?: Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle.
  15. 15 - Harold and the Purple Crayon: Crocket Johnson
  16. 16 - The Going to Bed Book:
  17. 17 - Pinkalicious: Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann
  18. 18 - Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!: Mo Willems
  19. 19 - Animalia: Graeme Base
  20. 20 - No, David!: David Shannon
  21. 21 - Everyone Poops: Taro Gomi and Amanda Mayer Stinchecum
  22. 22 - Go, Dog, Go!: P.D. Eastman
  23. 23 - Zen Shorts: Jon J. Muth
  24. 24 - Chicka Chicka Boom Boom: Bill Martin
  25. 25 - Good Night Gorilla: Peggy Rathmann
  26. 26 - Fancy Nancy: Jane O’Connor
  27. 27 - Blueberries for Sal: Robert McCloskey
  28. 28 - Flotsam: David Wiesner
  29. 29 - Corduroy:
  30. 30 - Stellaluna: Janell Cannon
  31. 31 - Are You My Mother?: P.D. Eastman
  32. 32 - Oh, the Places You’ll Go!: Dr. Seuss
  33. 33 - Olivia: Ian Falconer
  34. 34 - Strega Nona: Tomie dePaola
  35. 35 - Not a Box:
  36. 36 - One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish: Dr. Seuss
  37. 37 - Curious George:
  38. 38 - Jumanji: Chris Van Allsburg
  39. 39 - We’re Going On a Bear Hunt: Written by Michael and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury,
  40. 40 - Click, Clack, Moo: Cows that Type: Doreen Cronin
  41. 41 - Where is Baby’s Belly Button?: Karen Katz
  42. 42 - The Little Engine That Could: Watty Piper and Loren Long
  43. 43 - The Tale of Peter Rabbit: Beatrix Potter
  44. 44 - What Do People Do All Day: Richard Scarry
  45. 45 - If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: Laura Joffe Numeroff and Felicia Bond
  46. 46 - The Kissing Hand: Audrey Penn
  47. 47 - Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel:
  48. 48 - Caps for Sale:
  49. 49 - Sheep in a Jeep: Nancy Shaw Seussian.
  50. 50 - Tuesday: David Wiesner
  51. 51 - Tikki Tikki Tembo: Arlene Mosel
  52. 52 - Eleventh Hour: Graeme Base
  53. 53 - In the Night Kitchen: Maurice Sendak
  54. 54 - The True Story of the Three Little Pigs: Alexander T. Wolf
  55. 55 - The Runaway Bunny: Margaret Wise Brown
  56. 56 - Someday: Alison McGhee and Peter Reynolds
  57. 57 - The Red Book: David Wiesner
  58. 58 - Once Upon a Potty: Alona Frankel
  59. 59 - What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?: Robin Page and Steve Jenkins
  60. 60 - The Rainbow Fish:
  61. 61 - The Snowy Day: Ezra Jack Keats
  62. 62 - Madeline: Ludwig Bemelmans
  63. 63 - The Little House: Virginia Lee Burton
  64. 64 - The Paper Bag Princess: Robert Munsch
  65. 65 - Gallop! A Scanimation Picture Book: Rufus Butler Seder
  66. 66 - The Napping House: Audrey Wood and Don Wood
  67. 67 - How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?:
  68. 68 - The Cat in The Hat: Dr. Seuss
  69. 69 - Make Way for Ducklings: Robert McCloskey
  70. 70 - Open the Barn Door, Find a Cow: Christopher Santoro
  71. 71 - The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales: Jon Scienszka
  72. 72 - The Polar Express: Chris Van Allsburg
  73. 73 - The Story of Ferdinand:
  74. 74 - How the Grinch Stole Christmas: Dr. Seuss
  75. 75 - Hop on Pop: Dr. Seuss
  76. 76 - Jamberry: Bruce Degen
  77. 77 - Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale: Mo Willems
  78. 78 - Dear Zoo; A Lift-the-Flap Book: Rod Campbell
  79. 79 - Kitten’s First Full Moon: Kevin Henkes
  80. 80 - Llama Llama Red Pajama: Anna Dewdney
  81. 81 - The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear: Audrey and Don Wood
  82. 82 - Time For Bed by Mem Fox; Jane Dyer
  83. 83 - The Dot:
  84. 84 - How I Became a Pirate:
  85. 85 - Owl Moon: Jane Yolen
  86. 86 - Amazing Grace: Mary Hoffman
  87. 87 - On the Night You Were Born:
  88. 88 - The Wump World: Bill Peet
  89. 89 - ABC3D: Marion Bataille
  90. 90 - Miss Rumphius:
  91. 91 - The Three Little Wolves and The Big Bad Pig:
  92. 92 - Miss Nelson is Missing: Harry Allard
  93. 93 - Joseph Had a Little Overcoat: Simms Taback
  94. 94 - Have You Filled a Bucket Today: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud; David Messing
  95. 95 - Swimmy: Leo Lionni
  96. 96 - The Story of Babar by Jean De Brunhoff
  97. 97 - George and Martha:
  98. 98 - Russell the Sheep:
  99. 99 - Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People’s Ears:
  100. 100 - Bark George: Jules Feiffer
  101. 101 - My Friend Rabbit: Eric Rohmann
  102. 102 - Stone Soup: Ann McGovern
  103. 103 - The Rainbow Goblins: Ul De Rico
  104. 104 - Little Pea:
  105. 105 - Library Lion: Michelle Knudsen
  106. 106 - Puff, the Magic Dragon:
  107. 107 - Sector 7: David Wiesner
  108. 108 - Snowflake Bentley: Jacqueline Briggs Martin
  109. 109 - The Story About Ping: Marjorie Flack
  110. 110 - Counting Kisses:
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The list is from http://childrensbooksguide.com/top-100. Included on the website are descriptions of the books. Author's names will be added slowly. The ones listed above 100 are identified as Barely Missed the List.