Top 10 Children's Books
You voted in your thousands to tell us your favourite books on our list of the top 100 best children's books from the last century.
This is your top 10 of the best children's books from the past 100 years.
Author: Eric Carle
Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar deserves its reputation as a much-loved classic.
Author: Philip Pullman
This extraordinary fantasy is the first book in Philip Pullman's multi-award-winning His Dark Materials trilogy
Author: Suzanne Colins
Welcome to Panem: its Capitol repressively rules twelve satellite Districts, enslaving the populations as workers and controlling them through hunger.
Author: Roald Dahl Illustrator: Quentin Blake
The BFG stands for Big Friendly Giant, who unexpectedly spirits a little girl named Sophie out of bed, and into the land of the child-eating giants.
Author: J K Rowling
Publisher: Bloomsbury Children's Books
After the misery of life with his ghastly aunt and uncle, Harry Potter is delighted to have the chance to embark on an exciting new life at the Hogwart's School of Wizardry and Witchcraft.
Author: Dr Seuss
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's Books
When Sally and her brother are left alone on a rainy day, they think they are in for a dull time - but then the Cat in the Hat appears.
Author: A A Milne Illustrator: E H Shepherd
Publisher: Egmont Books
No child's library could be complete without A A Milne's stories about Pooh, Christopher Robin and their friends in the Hundred Acre Wood.
Author: E B White Illustrator: Garth Williams
This is the tale of how a little girl named Fern - with the help of a friendly talking spider called Charlotte - saved her pig, Wilbur, from the usual fate of nice fat little pigs.
Author: C S Lewis
Publisher: HarperCollins Children's
When Peter, Susan, Edmund and Lucy - step through a wardrobe door in the strange country house where they are staying, they find themselves in the land of Narnia.
Author: JRR Tolkein
The first part of J R R Tolkien's epic masterpiece The Lord of the Rings, this is the story of young hobbit Frodo Baggins, who finds himself faced with an immense and terrible duty.