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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
23,074 members, 1,396 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)
3
35,801 members, 897 reviews
4.05 stars (4.05 stars)
4
21,112 members, 314 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Explanations:

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

5
19,785 members, 431 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
6
19,609 members, 1,014 reviews
4.37 stars (4.37 stars)
9
7,478 members, 72 reviews
4.39 stars (4.39 stars)
11
4,153 members, 69 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
12
3,534 members, 68 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
13
30,365 members, 414 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)
14
26,513 members, 493 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)
15
23,404 members, 215 reviews
3.87 stars (3.87 stars)
16
22,169 members, 418 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
17
21,652 members, 455 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)
18
17,558 members, 349 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)
19
14,114 members, 206 reviews
4.22 stars (4.22 stars)
20
12,231 members, 220 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)
21
10,508 members, 144 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
23
7,816 members, 214 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
24
7,331 members, 117 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
25
31,187 members, 531 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
26
22,983 members, 507 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)
27
19,634 members, 442 reviews
4.26 stars (4.26 stars)
28
17,133 members, 300 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)
29
15,159 members, 253 reviews
3.82 stars (3.82 stars)
30
14,423 members, 352 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)
31
8,211 members, 490 reviews
4.38 stars (4.38 stars)
32
6,321 members, 134 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)
33
5,150 members, 73 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (2): A lifetime favorite

35
1,971 members, 29 reviews
3.94 stars (3.94 stars)
36
33,527 members, 707 reviews
4.07 stars (4.07 stars)
37
33,524 members, 434 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)
38
32,705 members, 979 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
39
25,212 members, 404 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)
40
19,077 members, 582 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)
41
17,662 members, 304 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)
42
15,993 members, 230 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)
43
13,384 members, 202 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)
44
13,360 members, 191 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)
45
13,078 members, 205 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 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
11,234 members, 128 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)
47
8,546 members, 79 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Explanations:

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

48
5,108 members, 51 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
49
2,343 members, 58 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)
50
2,150 members, 49 reviews
4.51 stars (4.51 stars)
51
1,949 members, 30 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)
52
1,028 members, 23 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)
53
625 members, 19 reviews
3.52 stars (3.52 stars)
55
73,080 members, 1,378 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, merrystar, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: aulsmith

Score: 3

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Hated this as a child.

56
35,480 members, 589 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)
57
26,451 members, 1,190 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 3

58
22,951 members, 453 reviews
4.21 stars (4.21 stars)
59
15,926 members, 193 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)
60
10,899 members, 121 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)
61
10,679 members, 374 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

62
7,704 members, 89 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)
63
7,487 members, 226 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)
64
5,441 members, 171 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

65
4,224 members, 83 reviews
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)
66
3,325 members, 56 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

67
3,131 members, 59 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, cej1027, ahef1963

Score: 3

68
3,128 members, 65 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

69
2,883 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.

70
2,762 members, 57 reviews
4.02 stars (4.02 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, TheoClarke, ahef1963

Score: 3

71
2,606 members, 49 reviews
4.1 stars (4.1 stars)

Lists: TheoClarke, merrystar, cej1027

Score: 3

72
2,358 members, 63 reviews
4.3 stars (4.3 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

73
2,238 members, 40 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

Lists: merrystar, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

74
1,955 members, 17 reviews
3.92 stars (3.92 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

75
1,728 members, 52 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 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.

76
1,395 members, 7 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, hipdeep, TheoClarke

Score: 3

77
1,227 members, 19 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

Lists: cej1027, merrystar, TheoClarke

Score: 3

78
787 members, 15 reviews
3.96 stars (3.96 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

80
432 members, 16 reviews
4.31 stars (4.31 stars)
81
364 members, 5 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

Lists: merrystar, cej1027, TheoClarke

Score: 3

82
334 members, 10 reviews
3.88 stars (3.88 stars)

Lists: elkiedee, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 3

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

Lists: aulsmith, elkiedee, TheoClarke

Score: 3

84
74,773 members, 1,207 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 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
54,216 members, 2,226 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

86
46,574 members, 641 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 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
39,744 members, 500 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

Explanations:

aulsmith (0): Wasted on children.

88
21,688 members, 214 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

89
18,892 members, 447 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

90
18,327 members, 404 reviews
3.72 stars (3.72 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

91
17,485 members, 373 reviews
4.16 stars (4.16 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

92
16,919 members, 418 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

93
16,583 members, 321 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

94
16,531 members, 302 reviews
3.95 stars (3.95 stars)

Lists: aulsmith, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: cej1027

Score: 2

95
15,550 members, 359 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

Lists: hipdeep, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

96
11,655 members, 678 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda, TheoClarke

Score: 2

97
10,180 members, 435 reviews
3.21 stars (3.21 stars)

Lists: ManWithAnAgenda, ahef1963, TheoClarke

Thumbs down: merrystar

Score: 2

98
9,570 members, 361 reviews
3.91 stars (3.91 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

99
9,519 members, 134 reviews
3.74 stars (3.74 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

100
8,896 members, 117 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

Lists: ahef1963, TheoClarke

Score: 2

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Started by: TheoClarke (October 2014)

Type: Unnumbered

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