Tag Archives: Classics by Age

James And The Giant Peach

Rating: (226 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Roald Dahl was a champion of the underdog and all things little–in this case, an orphaned boy oppressed by two nasty, self-centered aunts. How James escapes his miserable life with the horrible aunts and becomes a hero is a Dahlicious fantasy […]

Traveling Home for Christmas: Four Stories That Journey to the Heart of Christmas (Radio Theatre)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Publisher: Tyndale Entertainment Product Description Celebrate the joy of the season with this collection of Christmas classics. Radio Theatre presents O. Henry’s “Christmas by Injunction” and everyone’s favorite “The Gift of the Magi.” Listen as Tolstoy’s Russian classic “Shoemaker Martin” and Anthony Trollope’s “Christmas at Kirkby Cottage” come alive! Radio Theatre […]

Bud, Not Buddy

Rating: (481 reviews) Author: Christopher Paul Curtis Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father–the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids. Amazon.com […]

Dylan Thomas Reads a Child’s Christmas in Wales and Five Poems/Cd

Rating: (14 reviews) Author: Dylan Thomas Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Product Description A Child’s Christmas in Wales is the nostalgic recollection of Dylan Thomas’ childhood that has become a classic among Christmas tales. With powerful grace, Thomas performs this renowned work, along with five of his most well-known poems. Features: A Child’s Christmas in Wales Fern […]

Mickey Mouse Flies the Christmas Mail (Little Golden Book)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Annie North Bedford Publisher: Golden/Disney Product Description IT’S CHRISTMAS EVE, and Mickey must use Santa’s sleigh to help deliver the Christmas mail! Originally published in 1956, this classic Little Golden Book features vintage Disney artwork that is sure to delight young readers.

Huevos verdes con jamón

Rating: (31 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Lectorum Publications Product Description Sam-I-Am mounts a determined campaign to convince another Seuss character to eat a plate of green eggs and ham. “Limited vocabulary but unlimited exuberance of illustration”.–School Library Journal. Full color.

The Night Before Christmas or A Visit From St. Nicholas (An Antique Reproduction)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Philomel Product Description Available again by popular demand, this all-time classic edition of The Night Before Christmas is the definitive version of Moore’s original poem, illustrated with color stone lithographs. A faithful reproduction of the McLoughlin Bros. edition from 1870, the original antique book was saved from […]

The Little Engine That Could mini

Rating: (80 reviews) Author: Watty Piper Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap Product Description “A good example of pioneer feminist lore, with girl engine as ‘hero’”.–Publishers Weekly. The classic story of optimistic thinking that has delighted generations of children. Full-color illustrations. Amazon.com Review The unknowing progenitor of a whole generation of self-help books, Wally Piper’s The Little […]


Rating: (391 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Viking Product Description Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security. Amazon.com Review Matilda is a little girl who is far too good to be true. At age five-and-a-half […]

A Wrinkle in Time

Rating: (964 reviews) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. “Wild nights […]

A Christmas Carol (Everyman’s Library Children’s Classics)

Rating: (198 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Everyman’s Library Product Description Through the intervention of four ghosts, Ebenezer Scrooge is shown the spirit of Christmas.

Le Petit Prince (French Language Edition)

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Publisher: Harcourt, Inc. Product Description In 2000 Harcourt proudly reissued Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s masterpiece, The Little Prince, in a sparkling new format. Newly translated by Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Richard Howard, this timeless classic was embraced by critics and readers across the country for its purity and beauty of […]

Pride and Prejudice

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Jane Austen Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description “Darcy had never been so bewitched by any woman as he was by her.” With all the forces of the world conspiring to keep Mr. Darcy and Elizabeth Bennet apart, how will fate manage to bring them together? It certainly won’t be easy if they’re […]

Guess How Much I Love You

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Sam McBratney Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Now in a deluxe new edition Guess how much kids will love this! The original family classic is now available in a fresh new hardcover featuring embossing on the cover — and a new, larger trim size, making it perfect for lap sharing.

The Screwtape Letters: First Ever Full-cast Dramatization of the Diabolical Classic (Radio Theatre)

Rating: (24 reviews) Author: Publisher: Tyndale Entertainment Product Description From the award-winning audio drama team that brought you Radio Theatre’s Amazing Grace and The Chronicles of Narnia. In his enduringly popular masterpiece The Screwtape Letters, C. S. Lewis re-imagines Hell as a gruesome bureaucracy. With spiritual insight and wry wit, Lewis suggests that demons, laboring […]

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Aurora Metro Press Product Description New imaginative adaptation with music. For use in schools, amateur groups, youth theater, etc.

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Dover Publications Product Description This illustrated edition of the Yuletide classic features 12 full-color plates plus 18 black-and-white drawings. The timeless appeal of Rackham’s evocative illustrations form the perfect complement to the master storyteller’s wise and witty prose. Dickens’s immortal tale still sends a message that strikes the reader’s heart and soul.

A Christmas Carol (Penguin Readers, Level 2)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Pearson ESL Product Description Scrooge is a cold, mean man. He loves only money and is cruel to the people around him. Scrooge is visited by ghosts who show him his past, his life now and a possible future. Will Scrooge learn from the ghosts? Can he change?

A Christmas Carol (DK Classics)

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description A Christmas Carol is an essential part of Christmas for families everywhere. Since the book’s publication in 1843, the story of miserly Scrooge’s change of heart after the visit of three spirits has been encountered by children in innumerable books, plays, movies, and cartoons […]

The Annotated Christmas Carol: A Christmas Carol in Prose (The Annotated Books)

Rating: (19 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company Product Description Without question, The Annotated Christmas Carol is the most authoritative and entertaining edition ever produced. What would Christmas be without A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens’s famous ghost story is as much a part of the season as plum pudding and mistletoe, […]

Tales of the Greek Heroes (Puffin Classics)

Rating: (9 reviews) Author: Roger Lancelyn Green Publisher: Puffin Product Description Some of the oldest and most famous stories in the world—the adventures of Perseus, the labors of Heracles, the voyage of Jason and the Argonauts—are vividly retold in this single, connected narrative of the Heroic Age, from the coming of the Immortals to the […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (197 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Dial Product Description A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.

Night Before Christmas, The (The Night Before Christmas Series)

Author: Publisher: Pelican Publishing Product Description Saint Nicholas visits a sleeping household on Christmas Eve.

The Complete Ramona Collection

Author: Beverly Cleary Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Kids everywhere feel connected to Ramona’s unique way of looking at the world as she tries to adjust to new teachers, feels jealous about Susan’s curls, and is secretly pleased by Yard Ape’s teasing. The scrapes she gets herself into—like wearing pajamas to school or accidentally making egg […]

Nine Days to Christmas (Viking Kestrel picture books)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Marie Hall Ets Publisher: Viking Juvenile Product Description Published over 30 years ago, Nine Days to Christmas remains fresh and relevant. Ceci’s first Christmas posada party and pinata have made her Mexican town come alive for generations of readers. “The youngest child will be completely transported by this lovely story”.–The Atlantic. […]

A Christmas Carol (Books of Wonder)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Afterword by Peter Glassman. Here is the condensed version of the holiday classic, as edited by Dickens himself for his many public readings. This delightful version, streamlined for maximum dramatic effect yet retaining all the unforgettable moments, features twenty-one magnificent color pictures by the celebrated New Yorker artist. […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Minedition Product Description Charles Dickens’ beloved Christmas story is a perennial favorite, and now it comes alive in Robert Ingpen’s masterfully illustrated version. Re-creating the look and atmosphere of nineteenth-century London, Mr. Ingpen, winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, produces some of the finest art of his […]

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever CD

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Barbara Robinson Publisher: HarperChildrensAudio Product Description When the Herdmans storm Sunday school and take over the annual Christmas pageant, everyone braces for the worst. But no one is prepared for what really happens when the rottenest kids in the world take over the greatest story ever told. It’s a pageant full […]

The Night Before Christmas (board book)

Rating: (5 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description The New York Times bestseller! How many families have wanted to share this classic poem with even the tiniest children but have hesitated to let them touch a fragile heirloom edition? That’s no longer a concern with this sturdy board book. Let […]

A Christmas Carol (Puffin Classics)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Puffin Product Description On Christmas Eve, Scrooge sits in his house with not a kind word for anyone; he just wants to be left alone until the “humbug” of Christmas is over. But four ghostly visitors—his former business partner, followed by the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present, and Christmas Yet […]

The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh

Rating: (65 reviews) Author: A. A. Milne Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Product Description Presents a comprehensive, unabridged collection of Winnie-the-Pooh stories, accompanied by Shepard’s original full-color illustrations, as well as headbands and ribbon markers, colorful bookplate, and biographies of the author and illustrator. Amazon.com Review When Christopher Robin asks Pooh what he likes doing best in […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Creative Editions Product Description From the bustling, snowy streets of nineteenth-century London to the ghostly apparitions of Christmases past and future, award-winning artist Roberto Innocenti vividly renders the authentic detail and emotional impact of Charles Dickens’ Christmas tale.

The Night Before Christmas

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Clement Clarke Moore Publisher: Philomel Product Description Like Grandma Moses before him, the beloved Will Moses brings new and joyous life to everyone’s favorite Christmas poem in this, his interpretation of The Night Before Christmas. With his sweeping and wintry landscapes and cozy fireside details, Moses sets just the right scenes […]

A Christmas Carol (Unabridged Classics)

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Sterling Product Description Beloved in Christmases past, and sure to remain a favorite into Christmases of the future, Dickens’ popular holiday tale is the perfect Christmas present. The uplifting tale follows the mysterious and magical events that transform the miserly, miserable Ebenezer Scrooge into “as good a friend, as good a […]

Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection (Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Hop on Pop, Fox in Socks)

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Dr. Seuss Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description A perfect gift for new parents, birthday celebrations, and happy occasions of all kinds, this collection of five beloved Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss—The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, […]

The Complete Little House Nine-Book Set

Rating: (175 reviews) Author: Laura Ingalls Wilder Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description The set includes:Little House in the Big Woods, Little House on the Prairie, Farmer Boy, On the Banks of Plum Creek, By the Shores of Silver Lake, The Long Winter, Little Town on the Prairie, These Happy Golden Years, and The First Four Years. […]

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Rating: (92 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Puffin Product Description Mr. Fox is surrounded, and he’s going to have to come up with a truly fantastic plan to dig himself out of trouble this time. Amazon.com Review In the tradition of The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, this is a “garden tale” of farmer versus vermin, […]

A Pussycat’s Christmas

Rating: (17 reviews) Author: Margaret Wise Brown Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description There are certain sounds—the rustle of tissue paper, the melody of a Christmas carol—and certain sights—the light of a fireplace fire, the sparkle of Christmas ornaments—that signal the coming of Christmas. To Pussycat, the essence of Christmas is made up of all of these […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (12 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: North-South Books Product Description The internationally acclaimed illustrator Lisbeth Zwerger spent over two years creating the illustrations for her interpretation of this beloved story. She lends her signature wit, charm, and insightful clarity to pictures that add new dimension and depth to Dickens’s tale of the redemption of […]

The Night Before Christmas

Rating: (58 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description No poem better expresses the magic and excitement of Christmas Eve than Clement C. Moore’s “The Night Before Christmas.” Now, acclaimed illustrator Bruce Whatley has brought this favorite poem to life with stunning illustrations that perfectly capture all the joy of the Christmas holiday […]

The Night Before Christmas: The Anniversary Edition

Rating: (6 reviews) Author: Christian Birmingham Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description After ten years in print and more than 1 million copies sold, our bestselling holiday classic returns in this special anniversary edition-and it’s still value priced at $9.98. Clement C. Moore’s American holiday poem comes to life in a splendid volume that’s rich […]

The Classic Tale of the Velveteen Rabbit: Or, How Toys Became Real(Christmas Edition)

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Don Daily Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Courage picture books combine top-of-the-line illustrators with classic tales all at an unbelievable retail value. And now, Margery Williams beloved children’s classic, The Velveteen Rabbit, is getting a makeover for the holiday season with a beautiful new festive cover for Christmastime. This edition […]

A Christmas Carol

Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description In this luminous picture book adaptation of Charles Dickens’ immortal classic, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge leaps off the page to warm the soul of one and all. Be swept away in an unforgettable Christmas Eve, from Scrooge’s first “Bah, humbug!” to the arrival of the Ghost of […]

Peanuts: A Charlie Brown Christmas

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Charles M. Schulz Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Start this holiday season off with a bang by celebrating with the PEANUTS gang in the timeless classic A Charlie Brown Christmas. Read along with Charlie Brown in his heartwarming quest to uncover the true meaning of Christmas with Snoopy, Linus, and […]

The Enchanted World of Winnie the Pooh

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: A. A. Milne Publisher: Dutton Juvenile Product Description This ultimate gift package will delight Pooh fans young and old. Chock-full of moving parts and interactive features, this distinctive collection bursts at the seams with playful surprises. An exquisite full-color map of Christopher Robin’s Hundred Acre Wood with hide-and-seek flaps, parties and […]

Yummy: Eight Favorite Fairy Tales

Rating: (4 reviews) Author: Lucy Cousins Publisher: Candlewick Product Description Beware — these fairy tales are not for the faint of heart! Maisy creator Lucy Cousins shifts gears to retell her favorites with vivid, rousing illustrations. Eight classic stories take on new energy as Lucy Cousins ramps up her artwork. In this bold, funny, and […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Charles Reasoner Publisher: Running Press Kids Product Description Not a Creature Was Stirring Except For a Mouse! Let your child explore this classic Christmas story in ways they never have before! The thick, big-trim, die-cut board book format gives everyone a fantastical inside view of what is happening in the house […]

The Night Before Christmas

Rating: (58 reviews) Author: Clement C. Moore Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Product Description Illus. in full color. The holiday poem is brought to life in festive scenes of a Victorian home. Amazon.com Review “‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. […]

The Cricket in Times Square (Chester Cricket and His Friends)

Rating: (128 reviews) Author: George Selden Publisher: Square Fish Product Description Tucker is a streetwise city mouse. He thought he’d seen it all. But he’s never met a cricket before, which really isn’t surprising, because, along with his friend Harry Cat, Tucker lives in the very heart of New York City—the Times Square subway station. […]

Danny the Champion of the World

Rating: (10 reviews) Author: Roald Dahl Publisher: Puffin Product Description anny’s dad had a secret, but now the secret’s out and it’s going to lead Danny on the adventure of a lifetime.