Children's Literature


For younger readers


In the Land of Elves by Daniela Drescher

Pelle's New Suit by Elsa Beskow

Over the Hills and Far Away: Stories of Dwarfs, Fairies, Gnomes and Elves From Around Europe by Daniela Drescher

White Owl, Barn Owl by Nicola Davies

Children of the Forest by Elsa Beskow

Under the Same Sky by Britta Teckentrup

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

An Illustrated Treasury of Grimm's Fairy Tales: Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel and Many More Classic Stories by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm and Daniela Drescher

The Garden Adventures of Griswald the Gnome by Daniela Drescher

Little Fairy Can't Sleep by Daniela Drescher 

The Story of Jumping Mouse by John Steptoe

An Illustrated Treasury of Swedish Folk and Fairy Tales by John Bauer

The Story of Wind Children by Sibylle von Olfers

Findus Goes Camping by Sven Nordquist

The Complete Brambly Hedge by Jill Barklem

Little Beaver and the Echo by Amy MacDonald and Sarah Fox-Davies

A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond

The Maggie B. by Irene Haas

For older children

Milly-Molly-Mandy series by Joyce Lankester BrisleyKatie Morag's Island Stories by Mairi Hedderwick

The Garden by Dyan Sheldon and Gary Blythe

Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalis Wilder

A Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow by Jackie Morris

The Lost Words by Jackie Morris

How Does My Garden Grow by Gerda Muller

Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Candle Walk, A Bedtime Book of Compline by Karin Holsinger Sherman

Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne

The Golden Key by George MacDonald

Secret Seven series by Enid Blyton

Ronja the Robers Daughter by Astrid Lindgren

A Farm, Paintings from a Bygone Age by Carl Larsson

A Home, Paintings from a Bygone Age by Carl Larsson

Brother Sun and Sister Moon by Katherine Peterson

The Whale Rider by Witi Ihimaera

The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling

Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome

Swallowdale by Arthur Ransome

A Year in Our Garden by Gerda Muller

The Secret Lake by Karen Inglis

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Five Children and It by Edith Nesbit

The Railway Children Edith Nesbit

Matilda by Roal Dahl

BFG by Roal Dahl

Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Peterson 

The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

The Treasure Island by Robert Louise Stevenson

Watership Down by Richard Adam

Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Lord of the Rings series by J.R.R. Tolkien