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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). Although the strapline promised just 70 books, there are 536 recommendations in this handbook.

Members: 5 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5 6Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
1
18,040 members, 373 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
2
22,213 members, 320 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
3
17,565 members, 1,242 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)
4
15,581 members, 247 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

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

5
14,645 members, 338 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
6
12,759 members, 228 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
7
11,064 members, 184 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
8
8,898 members, 186 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)
9
8,500 members, 116 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)
12
27,764 members, 730 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

13
26,559 members, 352 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

14
24,536 members, 853 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

15
23,467 members, 418 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

16
20,474 members, 386 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

17
18,398 members, 440 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

18
17,858 members, 167 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

19
16,956 members, 357 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

20
16,483 members, 367 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

21
14,472 members, 518 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

22
13,952 members, 896 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 3

23
13,184 members, 297 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

24
11,251 members, 258 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

25
10,694 members, 173 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

26
8,516 members, 594 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 3

27
7,250 members, 126 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

28
6,998 members, 60 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

29
5,224 members, 95 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

30
3,949 members, 121 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

31
3,557 members, 107 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

32
3,542 members, 61 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): A lifetime favorite

33
3,005 members, 52 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

34
2,189 members, 57 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

35
1,596 members, 43 reviews
4.49 stars (4.49 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

36
555 members, 11 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

37
491 members, 15 reviews
3.49 stars (3.49 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 3

38
43,467 members, 1,150 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

39
31,303 members, 440 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, cej1027, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Wasted on children.

40
27,971 members, 480 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

41
27,867 members, 611 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

42
18,962 members, 1,032 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

43
18,873 members, 374 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

44
16,967 members, 173 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

45
14,860 members, 203 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

46
14,786 members, 374 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

47
14,687 members, 355 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

48
14,344 members, 349 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

49
13,517 members, 381 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

50
12,589 members, 263 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

51
12,443 members, 192 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

52
12,108 members, 305 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

53
11,804 members, 170 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

54
11,591 members, 248 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

55
11,516 members, 176 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

56
11,455 members, 261 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

57
10,473 members, 290 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

58
10,172 members, 157 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

59
9,610 members, 149 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2

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.

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8,678 members, 127 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

61
8,498 members, 114 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

62
8,481 members, 410 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

63
7,681 members, 331 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

64
7,340 members, 344 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

65
6,739 members, 96 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

66
6,589 members, 190 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

67
5,698 members, 446 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

68
5,623 members, 73 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

69
5,486 members, 182 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

70
4,927 members, 67 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

71
4,046 members, 227 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

72
4,001 members, 104 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

73
3,932 members, 39 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, TheoClarke

Score: 2

74
3,709 members, 181 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

75
3,674 members, 107 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

76
3,439 members, 43 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

77
3,191 members, 110 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

78
2,833 members, 53 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

79
2,399 members, 52 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

80
2,293 members, 86 reviews
3.77 stars (3.77 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

81
2,064 members, 22 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

82
1,920 members, 49 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 2

83
1,907 members, 21 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, TheoClarke

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

84
1,852 members, 55 reviews
4.32 stars (4.32 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

85
1,801 members, 39 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

86
1,711 members, 48 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

87
1,575 members, 43 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027

Score: 2

88
1,389 members, 26 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

89
1,292 members, 13 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, TheoClarke

Score: 2

90
924 members, 18 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

91
921 members, 38 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

92
910 members, 5 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, TheoClarke

Score: 2

93
715 members, 20 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

94
598 members, 11 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027

Score: 2

96
266 members, 32 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

97
266 members, 8 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

98
227 members, 4 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 2

99
208 members, 4 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, TheoClarke

Score: 2

100
0 members, 0 reviews

Lists: aulsmith, TheoClarke

Score: 2

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About this list

Started by: TheoClarke (October 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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