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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
20,551 members, 412 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
2
19,950 members, 1,342 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)
3
17,941 members, 276 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

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

4
16,873 members, 378 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
5
6,534 members, 67 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
6
31,301 members, 831 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
7
24,016 members, 330 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
8
18,933 members, 406 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
9
16,282 members, 978 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
10
15,082 members, 321 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)
11
10,117 members, 645 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)
12
8,748 members, 128 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
13
8,379 members, 145 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)
15
2,891 members, 61 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
16
1,647 members, 29 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
17
29,591 members, 384 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
18
26,714 members, 477 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
19
23,105 members, 446 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
20
20,555 members, 469 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
21
20,267 members, 191 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)
22
19,259 members, 399 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
23
14,972 members, 272 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
24
12,834 members, 213 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)
25
12,711 members, 302 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
26
12,080 members, 187 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)
27
10,321 members, 204 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)
28
8,029 members, 71 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)
29
6,678 members, 481 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
30
6,145 members, 108 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
31
5,041 members, 134 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
32
4,265 members, 64 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): A lifetime favorite

33
4,062 members, 116 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)
34
3,504 members, 60 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
35
555 members, 17 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
36
30,679 members, 662 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

37
27,857 members, 937 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

38
16,895 members, 410 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

39
16,476 members, 555 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: cej1027, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

40
15,581 members, 424 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

41
14,802 members, 230 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

42
14,519 members, 290 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

43
14,152 members, 342 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

44
13,642 members, 203 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

45
13,579 members, 291 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

46
12,452 members, 334 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

47
12,206 members, 191 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

48
11,531 members, 173 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

49
11,116 members, 181 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 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
9,643 members, 124 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

51
7,139 members, 196 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

52
4,428 members, 44 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

53
3,901 members, 125 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

54
2,582 members, 61 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

55
2,351 members, 23 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
2,319 members, 56 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 3

57
2,096 members, 57 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

58
2,014 members, 50 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, merrystar, cej1027

Score: 3

59
1,983 members, 39 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

60
1,949 members, 57 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: cej1027, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

61
1,844 members, 48 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

62
1,594 members, 29 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: merrystar, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

63
1,577 members, 14 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

64
1,121 members, 6 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

65
1,042 members, 19 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: cej1027, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

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

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

67
290 members, 5 reviews
3.56 stars (3.56 stars)

Lists: merrystar, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

69
65,796 members, 1,192 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
45,586 members, 1,180 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

71
31,271 members, 525 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

72
22,007 members, 1,113 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

73
20,716 members, 405 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

74
19,050 members, 187 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

75
16,355 members, 377 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

76
16,158 members, 218 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

77
15,574 members, 380 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

78
13,502 members, 270 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

79
9,148 members, 417 reviews
3.23 stars (3.23 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

80
9,045 members, 131 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

81
8,612 members, 363 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

82
8,485 members, 351 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

83
7,673 members, 105 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

84
7,363 members, 66 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

Explanations:

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

85
6,539 members, 84 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

86
6,275 members, 204 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

87
5,782 members, 121 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

88
5,746 members, 72 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

89
4,570 members, 228 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

90
4,433 members, 113 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

91
4,221 members, 128 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

92
4,065 members, 49 reviews
3.63 stars (3.63 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

93
3,896 members, 165 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

94
3,858 members, 188 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

95
3,065 members, 54 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

96
2,750 members, 99 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

97
2,701 members, 58 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 2

98
2,419 members, 32 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 2

99
2,058 members, 44 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)

Lists: merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 2

100
1,492 members, 38 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 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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