TV shows based on children's books
Check out our favourite kid's TV shows based on children's books.
Some are classics, some are new, while others you may be suprised to find out were books first!
Author: L M Montgomery
Anne Shirley is one of literature's finest heroines, and this first book of her adventures is the perfect book about growing up, friendship and family.
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: Beatrix Potter
Beatrix Potter's iconic tale of the naughty rabbit has been a favourite with children and parents ever since it was published in 1902 - it has a timeless charm.
Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupery Translator: Katherine Woods
An air pilot makes a forced landing deep in the Sahara Desert. There, he makes a mysterious Little Prince, who tells him a series of wise and enchanting stories.
Author: Mick Inkpen
The latest in a range of good books about the popular Kipper and his friends, this is a stunning pop-up and lift-the-flap book with sounds, which tells of a great adventure and a fantastic balloon ride.
Author: Francesca Simon Illustrator: Tony Ross
Publisher: Orion Children's Books
Stories about naughty characters have been told for centuries, and Horrid Henry is a modern-day rogue in the tradition of Dennis the Menace and Just William.
Author: Jill Murphy
Long before Harry Potter first went to Hogwarts, trainee witch Mildred Hubble embarked on life at Miss Cackle's Academy for Witches...
Author: Clive King
Exploring an old chalk pit, Barney meets a strange boy who wears a rabbit skin and speaks in grunts.
Author: Tove Jansson Translator: Elizabeth Portch
Publisher: Puffin Books
Moomintroll is cheerful and chubby and lives in the magical Moominvalley with his mother, Moominmamma, his father, Moominpappa and all of their friends.
Author: Enid Blyton
Publisher: Hodder Children's Books
Meet Enid Blyton's most famous characters - Julian, Dick, Anne, George and of course the ever-loyal Timmy the dog - for the first time in this, the first book in the classic Famous Five series.
Author: Anne Fine
Kitty is not only a great storyteller, she is also the world's leading expert in mothers with unwanted boyfriends.
Author: Dick KingSmith
Harmony's Uncle Ginger sends her on a treasure trail - which ends in finding a 50p piece.
Author: Nicky Singer
Robert is having a tough time at school, being bullied by Nicker; he's also trying to deal with the break-up of his parents' marriage.
Author: Jacqueline Wilson Illustrator: Nick Sharratt
Publisher: Random House
Tracy lives in a children's home but constantly hopes that her absent, glamorous Mum will come and take her away.
Author: Lemony Snicket Illustrator: Brett Helquist
Publisher: Egmont Books
The Bad Beginning is the first of 13 volumes in the appropriately named collection, A Series of Unfortunate Events.