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Puffin Books 70th anniversary handbook recommendations

Type: Preset list created by TheoClarke

Description: "70 best books for children" according to The Puffin handbook : the perfect little guide to the 70 best books for children (2010)

Members: 7 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5 6Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
19,902 members, 394 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
2
19,312 members, 1,317 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)
3
17,280 members, 264 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (4): Though I liked it better as an adult.

4
16,218 members, 358 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
5
6,302 members, 62 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)
6
30,280 members, 782 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
7
24,772 members, 346 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
8
18,213 members, 391 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
9
15,566 members, 958 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
10
14,519 members, 308 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
11
9,696 members, 626 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)
12
8,315 members, 115 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
13
8,061 members, 140 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
15
2,734 members, 56 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
16
1,572 members, 28 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
17
28,698 members, 367 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
18
25,734 members, 448 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
19
22,376 members, 428 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
20
19,904 members, 461 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
21
19,565 members, 173 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
22
18,639 members, 377 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
23
14,350 members, 249 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
24
12,270 members, 196 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
25
12,234 members, 282 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
26
11,660 members, 183 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)
27
9,891 members, 193 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)
28
7,720 members, 68 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
29
6,366 members, 472 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
30
5,885 members, 98 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
31
4,721 members, 122 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
32
4,054 members, 62 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): A lifetime favorite

33
3,911 members, 112 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
34
3,357 members, 56 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
35
541 members, 17 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
36
29,885 members, 640 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

37
26,796 members, 908 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

38
16,258 members, 396 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

39
15,810 members, 536 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

40
14,967 members, 401 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

41
14,107 members, 213 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

42
13,990 members, 277 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

43
13,518 members, 324 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

44
13,144 members, 187 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

45
12,808 members, 275 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

46
12,010 members, 183 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

47
11,795 members, 308 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

48
11,107 members, 161 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

49
10,684 members, 166 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: cej1027, hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I read and enjoyed as a child, but that was 50 years ago and even then it seemed a little out-of-date.

50
9,312 members, 119 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

51
6,985 members, 192 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

52
4,293 members, 42 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

53
3,679 members, 115 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

54
2,472 members, 58 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

55
2,237 members, 20 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

Explanations:

aulsmith (1): One of my absolute favorite discoveries as a child.

56
2,236 members, 53 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 3

57
2,056 members, 57 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

58
1,932 members, 38 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

59
1,918 members, 47 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, merrystar, cej1027

Score: 3

60
1,890 members, 55 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: cej1027, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

61
1,774 members, 46 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

62
1,521 members, 27 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: merrystar, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

63
1,491 members, 14 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

64
1,054 members, 6 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

65
1,015 members, 18 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: cej1027, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

66
625 members, 10 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

67
277 members, 4 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

Lists: merrystar, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

69
64,044 members, 1,134 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, merrystar, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Hated this as a child.

70
45,034 members, 1,168 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

71
30,302 members, 507 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

72
21,028 members, 1,075 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

73
20,177 members, 395 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

74
18,468 members, 177 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

75
15,848 members, 365 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

76
15,786 members, 213 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

77
15,201 members, 373 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

78
13,058 members, 262 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

79
8,974 members, 130 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

80
8,965 members, 415 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

81
8,305 members, 341 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

82
8,251 members, 354 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

83
7,423 members, 100 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

84
7,096 members, 67 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

Explanations:

hipdeep (32): Great fables which probably need a little explanation about colonialism...

85
6,267 members, 73 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

86
6,119 members, 199 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

87
5,589 members, 119 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

88
5,527 members, 70 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

89
4,357 members, 227 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

90
4,290 members, 110 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

91
4,086 members, 123 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

92
3,910 members, 47 reviews
3.64 stars (3.64 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

93
3,844 members, 186 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

94
3,583 members, 161 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

95
2,992 members, 54 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

96
2,628 members, 92 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

97
2,598 members, 55 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 2

98
2,338 members, 26 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

99
2,012 members, 43 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 2

100
1,435 members, 36 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): I grew up with the audio version of this, but I didn't really understand it until I was an adult.

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About this list

Started by: TheoClarke (October 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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