the new kid on the block by jack prelutsky
The 100 Best Children's Books of All Time

We rank lasting favorites for young readers, from “Madeline” to “The Lorax”

Honored to have so many titles included on this list!

  • WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE by Maurice Sendak
  • GOODNIGHT MOON by Margaret Wise Brown
  • LITTLE BEAR by Else Holmelund Minarik, illustrated by Maurice Sendak
  • THE GIVING TREE by Shel Silverstein
  • WHERE THE SIDEWALK ENDSby Shel Silverstein
  • HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON by Crockett Johnson
  • FROG AND TOAD (series) by Arnold Lobel
  • A BEAR CALLED PADDINGTONby Michael Bond, illustrated by Peggy Fornum
  • MAMA DON’T ALLOW by Hurd Thacher
  • BREAD AND JAM FOR FRANCESby Russell Hoban, illustrated by Lillian Hoban
  • AMELIA BEDELIA by Peggy Parish, illustrated by Fritz Siebel
  • IN THE NIGHT KITCHEN by Maurice Sendak
  • EXTRA YARN by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Jon Klassen
  • THE IMPORANT BOOK by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Leonard Wisegard
  • THE RUNAWAY BUNNY by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
  • THE NEW KID ON THE BLOCK by Jack Prelutsky, illustrated by James Stevenson
  • IF YOU GIVE A MOUSE A COOKIE by Laura Numeroff, illustrated by Felicia Bond
  • THE BERENSTAIN BEARS (series) by Stan and Jan Berenstain
  • HARRY THE DIRTY DOG by Gene Zion, illustrated by Margaret Bloy Graham
  • PETE THE CAT (series )by Eric Litwin, illustrated by James Dean