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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: 9 participating members (show all)

All members' list: [1] 2 3 4 5 6Sort: Score | Title | Author | Date
2
21,210 members, 1,362 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)
3
33,132 members, 862 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
4
19,418 members, 291 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

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

5
18,033 members, 407 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
6
17,533 members, 997 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
9
6,939 members, 69 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)
11
3,800 members, 66 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
12
3,179 members, 63 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
13
25,838 members, 349 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
14
24,695 members, 464 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
15
21,610 members, 204 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
16
20,457 members, 405 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
17
19,771 members, 426 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
18
16,059 members, 331 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)
19
12,920 members, 190 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
20
11,137 members, 211 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)
21
9,540 members, 132 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
23
7,407 members, 208 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
24
6,698 members, 110 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
25
28,624 members, 496 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
26
21,603 members, 491 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
27
18,041 members, 427 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
28
15,476 members, 296 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)
29
14,040 members, 229 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
30
13,529 members, 323 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
31
7,075 members, 486 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
32
5,451 members, 128 reviews
4.15 stars (4.15 stars)
33
4,644 members, 68 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): A lifetime favorite

34
4,388 members, 115 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
35
1,787 members, 28 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
36
31,951 members, 687 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
37
31,407 members, 411 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
38
29,685 members, 953 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
39
23,494 members, 382 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
40
17,420 members, 567 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
41
16,173 members, 280 reviews
3.78 stars (3.78 stars)
42
14,748 members, 217 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
43
12,801 members, 194 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)
44
12,295 members, 179 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
45
12,085 members, 189 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

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.

46
10,326 members, 124 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
47
7,877 members, 73 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

Explanations:

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

48
4,667 members, 47 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
49
2,114 members, 57 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)
50
1,976 members, 48 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)
51
1,693 members, 29 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
52
575 members, 17 reviews
3.51 stars (3.51 stars)
54
69,061 members, 1,232 reviews
4.41 stars (4.41 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, merrystar, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Hated this as a child.

55
33,097 members, 554 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
56
23,539 members, 1,154 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 3

57
21,747 members, 435 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
58
14,263 members, 179 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)
59
10,000 members, 108 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
60
9,238 members, 370 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

61
7,014 members, 83 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
62
6,786 members, 214 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)
63
4,424 members, 167 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

64
3,531 members, 80 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)
65
3,183 members, 56 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

66
2,899 members, 62 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

67
2,788 members, 58 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

68
2,570 members, 25 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

Explanations:

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

69
2,500 members, 55 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 3

70
2,282 members, 47 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, merrystar, cej1027

Score: 3

71
2,226 members, 61 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

72
2,102 members, 39 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

73
1,764 members, 15 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

74
1,669 members, 48 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ManWithAnAgenda, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3

Explanations:

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

75
1,253 members, 7 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

76
1,120 members, 18 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

Lists: cej1027, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

77
905 members, 22 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)
78
717 members, 11 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

80
405 members, 16 reviews
4.29 stars (4.29 stars)
81
321 members, 5 reviews
3.65 stars (3.65 stars)

Lists: merrystar, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

82
318 members, 9 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

83
250 members, 5 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, elkiedee, TheoClarke

Score: 3

84
70,372 members, 1,148 reviews
4.24 stars (4.24 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): For children only if you want to scare the bejesuz out of them.

85
51,862 members, 2,190 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

86
43,509 members, 602 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 2

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Hated this book both as a child and as an adult.

87
37,471 members, 477 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Wasted on children.

88
20,262 members, 197 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

89
17,186 members, 385 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

90
16,769 members, 436 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

91
16,226 members, 400 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

92
15,435 members, 359 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

93
14,585 members, 311 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

94
14,514 members, 275 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

95
13,652 members, 349 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

96
10,680 members, 671 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Score: 2

97
9,536 members, 426 reviews
3.22 stars (3.22 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

98
9,274 members, 132 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

99
8,896 members, 357 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

100
8,194 members, 109 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

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About this list

Started by: TheoClarke (October 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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