The Best Bedtime Books: The List in Full


Joy Richards - March 3, 2019 Hi, I’m Joy - Happy Beds' Sleep Specialist. Aside from Italian food and my three lovely boys, nothing makes me happier than helping our customers find what works for them, and how they can make the most of their forty winks.

The Best Bedtime Books: The List in Full

To celebrate World Book Day, we conducted an enormous piece of research to find out once and for all which was the best bedtime book. Here's the list in full - all 399 books.

(Press CTRL-F to see if your favourite made the list).

Rank Author Gender Illustrator Book Title Publisher Year
1 Margaret Wise Brown Female Clement Hurd Goodnight Moon Harper Collins 1947
2 Maurice Sendak Male Maurice Sendak Where the Wild Things Are Harper Collins 1963
3 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler The Gruffalo Macmillan 1999
4 Sam McBratney Both Anita Jeram Guess How Much I Love You Walker Books 1994
5 Sandra Boynton Female Sandra Boynton The Going to Bed Book Simon & Schuster 1982
6 Eric Carle Male Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar Hamish Hamilton 1969
7 J.K. Rowling Female Thomas Taylor Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Bloomsbury 1997
8 Karma Wilson Female Jane Chapman Bear Snores On Simon & Schuster 2001
9 Sherri Duskey Rinker Female Tom Lichtenheld Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site Chronicle Books 2011
10 Mem Fox Female Jane Dyer Time For Bed Houghton Mifflin 1993
11 Roald Dahl Male Quentin Blake The BFG Penguin 1982
12 Jane Yolen and Mark Teague Both Mark Teague How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Harper Collins 2000
13 Dr. Seuss Male Dr. Seuss The Cat in the Hat Random House 1957
14 Allan & Janet Ahlberg Both   Peepo! Penguin 1981
15 Chris Haughton Male Chris Haughton Goodnight Everyone Walker Books 2016
16 Claire Freedman Female Richard Smythe Beep, Beep, Beep, Time for Sleep! Simon & Schuster 2016
17 Anne Dewdney Female Anna Dewdney Llama Llama Red Pyjama Penguin 2005
18 Sandra Boynton Female Sandra Boynton Pajama Time Workman Publishing 2000
19 Lisa McCourt and Cyd Moore both Cyd Moore I Love You, Stinky Face Cartwheel 1997
20 Martin Waddell Male Patrick Benson Owl Babies Walker Books 1994
21 A.A. Milne Female E. H. Shepard Winnie the Pooh Egmont 1958
22 Sophy Henn Female Sophy Henn Bedtime with Ted Bloomsbury 2017
23 Walter de La Mare and Carolina Rabei Male Carolina Rabei Silver Faber & Faber 1931
24 Michael Rosen Male Helen Oxenbury We're Going on a Bear Hunt Walker Books 1989
25 Michael Rosen Male Chris Riddell A Great Big Cuddle Walker Books 2015
26 Jill Murphy Female Jill Murphy Five Minutes' Peace Penguin 1986
27 Michael Bond Male Peggy Fortnum A Bear Called Paddington Harper Collins 2014
28 Oliver Jeffers Male Oliver Jeffers Lost and Found Harper Collins 2005
29 Robert Munsch Male Sheila McGraw Love You Forever Firefly 1986
30 Peggy Rathmann Female Peggy Rathmann 10 Minutes till Bedtime Penguin 1998
31 Peggy Rathmann Female Peggy Rathmann Good Night, Gorilla Penguin 1994
32 Martin Waddell Male Barbara Firth Can't You Sleep Little Bear? Walker Books 1988
33 Il Sung Na Male Il Sung Na A Book of Sleep  Alfred A. Knopf 2007
34 Bill Martin Jr. Male Eric Carle Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? Doubleday 1967
35 Judith Kerr Female Judith Kerr The Tiger Who Came to Tea Harper Collins 1968
36 Nancy Tillman Female Nancy Tillman On the Night You Were Born Feiwal and Friends 2005
37 Kevin Henkes Male Kevin Henkes Kitten's First Full Moon Harper Collins 2004
38 Bill Martin Jr. & John Archambault Male Eric Carle Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Simon & Schuster 1989
39 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler Tabby McTat Scholastic 2009
40 Ann Whitford Paul Female David Walker If Animals Kissed Good Night Macmillan 2008
41 Kate Alizadeh Female Kate Alizadeh Quiet! Crown 2016
42 DK Children N/A DK Children Baby Sparkle: Bedtime DK 2016
43 Frann Preston Gannon Female Frann Preston Gannon Dave's Cave Nosy Crow 2016
44 Holly Surplice Female Holly Surplice Hush-a-bye Bunny Nosy Crow 2016
45 Surya Sajnani Female Surya Sajnani Hush... Little Bear is Sleeping QED 2016
46 Oliver Jeffers Male Oliver Jeffers How to Catch a Star Harper Collins 2004
47 Jon Klassen Male Jon Klassen I Want My Hat Back Walker Books 2011
48 Beatrix Potter Female Beatrix Potter The Tale of Peter Rabbit Frederick Warne 1902
49 Crockett Johnson Male Crockett Johnson Harold and the Purple Crayon Harper Collins 1955
50 Jory John and Benji Davies Male Benji Davies Goodnight Already! Harper Collins 2014
51 Amy Hest Female Anita Jeram Kiss Good Night   2001
52 Janet & Allan Ahlberg Both Janet Ahlberg Funnybones   1980
53 Michelle Robinson Female Nick East Goodnight Spaceman   2016
54 Yasmeen Ismail Female Yasmeen Ismail Time for Bed, Fred!   2013
55 Lynley Dodd Male Lynley Dodd Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy   1983
56 Jill Murphy Female Jill Murphy Peace at Last   1980
57 Mary Logue Female Pamela Zagarenski Sleep Like A Tiger   2012
58 LF Baum Male William Wallace Denslow The Wizard of Oz   1900
59 Dr. Seuss Male Dr. Seuss Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book Harper Collins 1962
60 JM Barrie Male Francis Donkin Bedford Peter Pan   1911
61 Rob Scotton Male Rob Scotton Splat the Cat   2011
62 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler Tiddler   2007
63 Della Ross Ferreri Female Capucine Mazille How Will I Ever Sleep In This Bed?   2005
64 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler A Squash and a Squeeze Macmillan 1993
65 Mike Jolley Male Mique Moriuchi I'll See You in the Morning   2005
66 Jerry Pinkney Male Jerry Pinkney Twinkle Twinkle Little Star   2002
67 Don Wood Male Don Wood The Napping House   1984
68 Susan Marie Swanson Female Beth Krommes The House in the Night   2008
69 Shel Silverstein Male Shel Silverstein The Giving Tree   1964
70 Jean de Brunhoff Male Jean de Brunhoff The Story of Babar   1931
71 Sandra Boynton Female Sandra Boynton Snoozers   1997
72 Sandra Boynton Female Sandra Boynton Hippos Go Berserk!   1979
73 Rod Campbell Male Rod Campbell Dear Zoo Simon & Schuster 1982
74 Giles Andreae Male Guy Parker-Rees Giraffes Can't Dance   1999
75 Anthea Bell Female Lisbeth Zwerger The Nutcracker   1982
76 Dick King-Smith Male David Parkins Sophie's Adventures   1995
77 Roald Dahl Male Nancy Ekholm Burkert James and the Giant Peach   1961
78 Dr. Seuss Male Dr. Seuss Green Eggs and Ham   1960
79 Astrid Lindgren Female Ingrid Vang Pippi Longstocking   1945
80 Enid Blyton Female Eileen Soper Five on Treasure Island   1942
81 Margery Williams Female William Nicholson The Velveteen Rabbit   1922
82 Frances Hodgson Burnett Female Frances Hodgson Burnett The Secret Garden   1911
83 Georgie Birkett Male   Teddy Bedtime   2014
84 John Fardell Male John Fardell The Day Louis Got Eaten   2011
85 Marla Frazee Female Marla Frazee Hush Little Baby   1999
86 David Walliams Male Tony Ross There's a Snake in My School!   2016
87 Rosie Wellesley Female Rosie Wellesley Moonlight Bear   2014
88 Doreen Cronin Female Betsy Lewin Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type Simon & Schuster 2000
89 Giles Paley-Phillips Male G. Antonini The Fearsom Beastie   2011
90 Allan & Janet Ahlberg Both   Each Peach Pear Plum   1978
91 Iggy Peck Male David robers Architect   2007
92 Rob Scotton Male Rob Scotton Russell the Sheep   2005
93 C.S. Lewis Male Pauline Baynes The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe   1950
94 E B White Female Garth Williams Charlotte's Web   1952
95 Ross Mackenzie Male   The Nowhere Emporium   2015
96 Axel Scheffler Male Axel Scheffler Pip & Posy   2011
97 Ed Vere Female Ed Vere Max at Night   2015
98 Erin Morgenstern & Heidi Wiltinger Female Pei Loi Koay Night Night Circus   2012
99 Anna Milbourne and Jenny Hilbourne Female Lorena Alvarez Peep Inside: Beauty and the Beast   2017
100 Cedric Ramadier Male Vincent Bourgeau Shhh! This Book is Sleeping   2016
101 Chris Hadfield Male The Fan Brothers The Darkest Dark   2016
102 Mylisa Larsen Female Babette Cole How to Put Your Parents to Bed   2016
103 Timothy Knapman Male Helen Oxenbury Time Now to Dream   2016
104 Deborah Sosin Female Sara Woolley Charlotte and the Quiet Place   2015
105 Emma Yarlett Female Emma Yarlett Orion and the Dark   2014
106 Betsy Childs Female Dan Olson The Girl Who Got Out of Bed   2013
107 Nancy Tillman Female Nancy Tillman Wherever You Are   2010
108 Giles Andrea and Nick Sharratt Male Nick Sharratt More Pants   2007
109 Ying Chang Compestine Female Stephane Jorisch The Real Story of Stone Soup   2007
110 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler Tales from Acorn Wood   2006
111 Tafuri Nancy Female Tafuri Nancy Goodnight, My Duckling   2005
112 Richard Scarry Male Richard Scarry I Am A Bunny   2004
113 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler The Snail and the Whale   2003
114 Linda Smith Female Marla Frazee Mrs. Biddlebox   2002
115 Karen Katz Female Karen Katz Counting Kisses   2001
116 Vicki Churchill and Charles Fuge Both Charles Fuge Sometimes I Like to Curl Up in a Ball   2001
117 Kate Lum Female Adrien Johnson What! Cried Granny   1998
118 Rebecca Whitford Female Martina Selway Sleepy Little Yoga   1998
119 Benedict Blathwayt Male Carme Solé Vendrell Bear in the Air   1991
120 Eva Ibbotson Female Annabel Large What Witch?   1979
121 Astrid Lindgren Female Ilon Wikland The Brothers Lionheart   1973
122 William Goldman Male Mark Thomas The Princess Bride   1973
123 Roald Dahl Male Quentin Blake Fantastic Mr Fox   1970
124 Barbara Emberly Female Ed Emberley Drummer Hoff   1967
125 Michael Ende Male F J Tripp Jim Button and Luke the Engine Driver   1960
126 Tove Jansson Male Tove Jansson The Moomins   1945
127 Virginia Lee Burton Female Virginia Lee Burton The Little House   1942
128 Wanda Gag Female Wanda Gag Millions of Cats   1928
129 A.A. Milne Female E. H. Shepard Now We Are Six   1927
130 Louis Peraud Male Claude Lapointe The War of the Buttons   1912
131 Beatrix Potter Female Beatrix Potter The Tailor of Gloucester   1903
132 Mark Twain Male True Williams Tom Sawyer   1876
133 Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann Female Victoria Kann Pinkalicious   2006
134 Judy Schachner Female Judy Schachner Skippyjon Jones   2001
135 Dr. Seuss Male Dr. Seuss One Fish, Two Fish, red Fish, Blue Fish   1960
136 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler Zog   2010
137 Debi Gliori Female   Stormy Weather   2009
138 Joey Ahlbum Male Joey Ahlbum Lucy the Dinosaur   2016
139 Audrey Penn Female Nancy Leak The Kissing Hand   1993
140 Jill Tomlinson Female Paul Howard The Owl Who Was Afraid of the Dark   1968
141 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler Postman Bear   2000
142 A.J. Macgregor Female A.J. Macgregor Five Little Kittens   1982
143 Susan Coolidge Female Nick Sharratt What Katy Did   1872
144 Charles Kingsley Male   The Water Babies   1863
145 Divya Srinivasan Female Divya Srinivasan Little Owl's Night   2011
146 Cinco Paul & Ken Daurio Both Eric Guillon Sleepy Kittens   2010
147 June Sobel Female Laura Huliska-Beith The Goodnight Train   2006
148 Mo Willems Female Mo Willems Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late!   2006
149 Leslie Patricelli Female Leslie Patricelli Blankie   2005
150 Carolyn Curtis Female Alison Jay I Took the Moon For a Walk   2004
151 Lauren Child Female Lauren Child Charlie and Lola: I am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go To Bed   2001
152 Eric Carle Male Eric Carle Papa, Please Get the Moon For Me   1986
153 Eric Carle Male Eric Carle The Very Busy Spider   1984
154 Lauren Castillo Female Lauren Castillo Nana in the City   2014
155 Taro Gomi Male Oliver Jeffers The Day the Crayons Quit   2013
156 Jon J. Muth Male Jon J. Muth Zen Shorts   2005
157 Jon J. Muth Male Jon J. Muth The Three Questions   2002
158 Ian Falconer Male Ian Falconer Olivia   2000
159 Ludwig Bemelmans Female Ludwig Bemelmans Madeline   1998
160 Robert Munsch Male Michael Martchenko The Paper Bag Princess   1980
161 Judith Viorst Female Ray Cruz Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible Very Bad Day   1972
162 Don Freeman Male Don Freeman Corduroy   1968
163 Eleanor Estes Female Louis Slobodkin The Hundred Dresses   1944
164 Margaret Wise Brown Female Clement Hurd Runaway Bunny   1942
165 Esphyr Slobodkina Female Esphyr Slobodkina Caps For Sale   1940
166 Joyce Dunbar and Debi Gliori Female Debi Gliori Tell Me Something Happy Before I Go to Sleep   1999
167 Pippa Goodhart Female Nick Sharratt You Choose   2003
168 Mercer Mayer Male Mercer Mayer Just Go to Bed   1983
169 Lauren Child Female Lauren Child I Am Not Sleepy and I Will Not Go to Bed   2001
170 Mem Fox Female Judy Horacek Good Night, Sleep Tight   2004
171 Bonny Becker Female Kady MacDonald Denton A Bedtime for Bear   2010
172 Rachelle Burk Female Julie Downing Don't Turn the Page!   2014
173 Kate Feiffer Female Jules Feither No Go Sleep!   2012
174 Susan Gal Female Susan Gal Night Lights   2009
175 Emily Winfield Martin Female Emily Winfield Martin Dream Animals: A Bedtime Journey   2013
176 Brett Helquist Male Brett Helquist Bedtime for Bear   2010
177 Owen Davey Male Owen Davey Night Knight   2013
178 Jim Averbeck Male Tricia Tusa In a Blue Room   2008
179 Susan Meyers Female Amy June Bates Rock-a-Bye Room   2013
180 Kate Banks Female Georg Hallensleben Close Your Eyes   2002
181 Elisa Kleven Female Elisa Kleven Cozy Light, Cozy Night   2013
182 Jan Fearnley Female Jan Fearnley Mr Wolf's Pancakes   1999
183 Maurice Sendak Male Maurice Sendak In the Night Kitchen   1970
184 Cliff Fictor Male   The Adventures of Mini Monster Truck   2016
185 Anna Dewdney Female Anna Dewdney Llama Llama Gram and Grandpa   2015
186 B.J. Novak Male no illustrations The Book With No Pictures   2014
187 Mike Curato Male Mike Curato Little Elliot, Big City   2014
188 Peter Brown Male Peter Brown Mr. Tiger Goes Wild   2014
189 Juston G. Schiller Male Maurice Sendak Maurice Sendak: A Celebration of the Artist and His Work   2013
190 Adam Rubin Male Daniel Salmieri Dragons Love Tacos   2012
191 Karma Wilson and Jane Chapman both Jane Chapman Bear Says Thanks   2012
192 Polly Dunbar Female Polly Dunbar Doodle Bites   2012
193 Mo Willems Female Mo Willems Elephant and Piggy   2011
194 Emma Dodd Female Emma Dodd Dot And Dash Lots Of Love   2010
195 Oliver Jeffers Male Oliver Jeffers The Heart and the Bottle   2010
196 Philip C. Stead Male Erin E. Stead A Sick Day for Amos McGee   2010
197 Alison Jay Female Alison Jay Welcome to the Zoo!   2008
198 Mem Fox Female Helen Oxenbury Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes   2008
199 Nick Bland Male Nick Bland The Very Cranky Bear   2008
200 Joy Morgan Dey Female Nikki Johnson Agate: What Good Is a Moose?   2007
201 Bernadette Rossetti Shustak Female Caroline Church I Love You Through And Through   2005
202 Rozanne Williams Female Dennis Hockerman The Big Hungry Bear   2005
203 Paul Stickland Henrietta Stickland both Paul Stickland Dinosaur Roar   1994
204 Eugene Trivizas Male Helen Oxenbury The Big Bad Pig and the Three Little Wolves   1993
205 Shirely Climo Female Ruth Heller The Eqyptian Cinderella   1989
206 Don Wood Male Don Wood The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear   1984
207 Sandra Boynton Female Sandra Boynton But Not the Hoppopotamus   1982
208 Al Perkins Male Eric Gurney Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb   1978
209 Robert Lopshire Male Robert Lopshire Put Me in the Zoo   1960
210 Ruth Krauss Female Jane Dyer Goodnight Goodnight Sleepyhead   2007
211 Rosemary Wells Female Rosemary Wells Max and Ruby's Bedtime Book   2010
212 David Ezra Stein Male David Ezra Stein Interrupting Chicken   2010
213 John Butler Male John Butler Hush Little Ones   2002
214 Stan and Jan Berenstain Both Stan Berenstain The Berenstain Bears: In the Dark   1982
215 Amy Hest Female Helen Oxenbury Charley's First Night   2012
216 Robert Shea Male Bob Shea Dinosaur vs. Bedtime   2008
217 Ciara Flood Female Ciara Flood There's a Walrus in My Bed!   2017
218 Davina Bell Female Allison Colpoys Under the Love Umbrella   2017
219 Jarvis Male   Mrs Mole, I'm Home   2017
220 Karl Newson Male Miggy Blanco Here Comes the Sun   2017
221 Nicola Davies Female Laura Carlin King of the Sky   2017
222 Rosalind Beardshaw Female Rosalind Beardshaw I See the Moon   2017
223 Aaron Becker Male Aaron Becker Return   2016
224 Britta Teckentrup Female Britta Teckentrup Before I Wake Up...   2016
225 Claire Harcup Female Gabriel Alborozo This is the Kiss   2016
226 Debi Gliori Female Debi Gliori Goodnight World   2016
227 Eric Hill Male   Spot Loves Bedtime   2016
228 Heather Roan Robbins Female   Talulla Bear's Bedtime Book   2016
229 Jo Parry Female Jo Parry Storytime: Sleep, Little Pup   2016
230 Katie Blackburn Female Richard Smythe Dozy Bear and the Secret of Sleep   2016
231 Leigh Hodgkinson Male   Are You Sitting Comfortably?   2016
232 Lorna Gutierrez Female Laura Watkins Storytime: Hello Mr Moon   2016
233 Michael Foreman Male Ken Langstaff Tufty   2016
234 Nicola O'Byrne Female Nicola O'Byrne The Last Book Before Bedtime   2016
235 Timothy Knapman Male Nikki Dyson Dinosaurs Don't Have Bedtimes!   2016
236 Will Mabbitt Male Fred Blunt This is Not A Bedtime Story   2016
237 Jason Hook Male Ilaria Demonti Wendy and the Wallpaper Cat   2015
238 Lisa Stubbs Female Lisa Stubbs Lily and Bear   2015
239 Lucy Cousins Female Lucy Cousins Count with Maisy, Cheep, Cheep, Cheep!   2015
240 Mary Murphy Female Mary Murphy Good Night Like This   2015
241 Rod Campbell Male   Goodnight Buster!   2015
242 Steve Smallman Male Neil Price Fairytales Gone Wrong: Get Some Rest, Sleeping Beauty!   2015
243 Tony Ross Male Tony Ross I Want a Bedtime Story!   2015
244 Frann Preston-Gannon Female   Sloth Slept On   2014
245 Jane Hissey Female Jane Hissey Ruby and the Naughty Cats   2014
246 Judith Kerr Female Judith Kerr The Crocodile Under the Bed   2014
247 Rob Biddulph Male Rob Biddulph Blown Away   2014
248 Timothy Basil Ering Male Timothy Basil Ering The Almost Fearless Hamilton Squidlegger   2014
249 Adam and Charlotte Guillain Both Lee Wildish Spaghetti with the Yeti   2013
250 Catherine Rayner Female Catherine Rayner Abigail   2013
251 David Bedford Male Rebecca Harry Because I Love You   2013
252 Polly Dunbar Female Polly Dunbar Goodnight Tiptoe   2009
253 Axel Scheffler Male Axel Scheffler Mother Goose's Bedtime Rhymes   2007
254 Shirley Hughes Female Shirley Hughes Let's Join in   2004
255 Ian Whybrow Male Axel Scheffler The Bedtime Bear   1997
256 Lucy Cousins Female Lucy Cousins Maisy Goes to Bed   1990
257 Chris Riddell Male Chris Riddell Mr Underbed   1986
258 Jane Hissey Female Jane Hissey Old Bear   1986
259 Anna Milbourne Female Rudyard Kipling How the Elephant Got His Trunk   1902
260 Christie Matheson Female Christie Matheson Touch the Brightest Star   2015
261 Kate Saunders Female Info unavailable Five Children on the Western Front   2014
262 Michelle Magorian Female Neil Reed Goodnight Mr Tom   2014
263 Malorie Blackman Female Lawston Design Noble Conflict   2013
264 Michael Morpurgo Male Emma Chichester Clark Pinocchio   2013
265 Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska both Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska Maps   2012
266 Dave Shelton Male Dave Shelton A Boy and a Bear in a Boat   2012
267 Eva Ibbotson Female Sharon Rentta The Abominables   2012
268 Jon Klassen Male Jon Klassen This Is Not My Hat   2012
269 Michael Bond Male Peggy Fortnum Paddington Races Ahead   2012
270 Al MacCuish Male Luciano Lozano Operation Alphabet   2011
271 Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin Male Irina Maununen The Rabbit Who Wants to Fall Asleep   2011
272 Alf Prøysen Male Hilda Offen Adventures of Mrs Pepperpot   2010
273 Hilaire Belloc Male Mni Grey Jim, Who Ran Away from His Nurse and Was Eaten by a Lion   2010
274 Lauren St John Female David Dean Dead Man's Cove   2010
275 Patrick Ness Male   The Knife of Never Letting Go   2008
276 Emily Gravett Female Emily Gravett Monkey and Me   2007
277 Lauren Child Female Polly Borland The Princess and the Pea   2006
278 Meg Rosoff Female   How I Live Now   2004
279 Mal Peet Male Mal Peet Keeper   2003
280 Hilary McKay Female Liselotte Watkins Saffy's Angel   2001
281 Ann M Martin Female Brian Selznick The Doll People   2000
282 Anthony Horowitz Male   Stormbreaker   2000
283 Pam Adams Female Pam Adams There was an Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly   2000
284 David Almond Male Fletcher Sibthorp Skellig   1998
285 Emma Chichester Clark Female Emma Chichester Clark I Love You, Blue Kangaroo   1998
286 Terry Deary Male Martin Brown Horrible Histories: Rotten Romans   1994
287 Eric Carle Male Eric Carle Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?   1991
288 Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch Male Wolf Erlbrunch The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew It Was None of His Business   1989
289 David Macaulay Male David Macaulay The Way Things Work   1988
290 Anthony Browne  Male Anthony Browne  Gorilla   1983
291 Diana Wynne Jones Female Ionicus Charmed Life   1977
292 Nina Bawden Female Faith Jaques Carrie's War   1973
293 Raymond Briggs Male Raymond Briggs Father Christmas   1973
294 Richard Adams Male John Lawrence Watership Down   1972
295 Tove Jansson Male   The Summer Book   1972
296 David McKee Male David McKee Elmer   1968
297 Richard Scarry Male Richard Scarry What Do People Do All Day?   1968
298 Russell Hoban Male Russell Hoban Bread and Jam for Frances   1964
299 Clive King Male Edward Ardizzone Stig of the Dump   1963
300 Ted Hughes Male George Adamson How the Whale Became   1963
301 Joan Aiken Female Pat Marriot The Wolves of Willoughby Chase   1962
302 Madeleine L'Engle Female Ellen Raskin A Wrinkle in Time   1962
303 Norton Juster Male Jules Feither The Phantom Tollbooth   1961
304 Rumer Godden Female Aafke Brouwer The Greengage Summer   1957
305 C. S. Lewis Male Pauline Baynes The Magician's Nephew   1955
306 Willard Price Male Pat Marriott South Sea Adventure   1952
307 Anne Frank Female no illustrations The Diary of a Young Girl   1947
308 Elizabeth Goudge Female C. Walter Hodges The Little White Horse   1946
309 Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Male Antoine de Saint-Exupéry The Little Prince   1943
310 Hergé Male Hergé The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn   1943
311 André Maurois Male  Jean Bruller Fattypuffs and Thinifers   1941
312 H A Rey Male H A Rey Curious George   1941
313 T H White Male Robert Lawson The Sword in the Stone   1938
314 J R R Tolkein Male J R R Tolkein The Hobbit   1937
315 Edward Ardizzone Male Edward Ardizzone Little Tim and the Brave Sea Captain   1936
316 Noel Streatfeild Male Ruth Gervis Ballet Shoes   1936
317 E H Gombrich Male   A Little History of the World   1935
318 Arthur Ransome Male Arthur Ransome Swallows and Amazons   1930
319 Erich Kästner Male Walter Trier Emil and the Detectives   1929
320 Hugh Lofting Male Hugh Lofting The Story of Doctor Dolittle   1920
321 Kenneth Grahame Male E H Shepard The Wind in the Willows   1908
322 L M Montgomery Female M. A. and W. A. J. Claus Anne of Green Gables   1908
323 E Nesbit Male Peter Bailey The Railway Children   1905
324 Frances Hodgson Burnett Female Ethel Franklin Betts The Little Princess   1905
325 H E Marshall Female A S Forrest Our Island Story   1905
326 Johanna Spyri Female Johanna Spyri Heidi   1881
327 Louisa May Alcott Female Rebecca Green Little Women   1869
328 Lewis Carroll Male John Tennial Alice's Adventures in Wonderland   1865
329 Jules Verne Male Edouard Riou Journey to the Centre of the Earth   1864
330 Julia Donaldson Female Lucy Richards Nick Monkey Day Monkey   2016
331 Jim Carrey Male Rob Nason How Roland Rolls   2013
332 Michelle Robinson Female Nick East Goodnight Digger   2012
333 Alf Prøysen Male Hilda Offen The Amazing Mrs Pepperpot   2011
334 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler The Gruffalo's Child   2011
335 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler The Highway Rat   2011
336 Caryl Hart Female Ed Eaves The Supermarket Zoo   2010
337 Marcia Vaughan Female Pamela Lofts Snug as a Hug   2010
338 Melanie Watt Female Melanie Watt Chester's Masterpiece   2010
339 Benji Bennett Male Roxanne Burchartz Adam's Amazing Space Adventure   2009
340 Cheryl Hart Female Leigh Hodgkinson Don't Dip Your Chips in Your Drink, Kate   2009
341 Emma Dodd Female Emma Dodd Miaow Said the Cow   2009
342 Liz Garton Scanlon Female Marla Frazee All the World   2009
343 Sue Hendra Female Sue Hendra Barry the Fish with Fingers   2009
344 Benji Bennett Male Roxanne Burchartz Before You Sleep   2008
345 Jeanne Willis Female Jan Fearnley Mummy Do You Love Me?   2008
346 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler Stick Man   2008
347 Norman Hunter Male W Heath Robinson The Incredible Adventures of Professor Branestawm   2008
348 Carol Ann Duffy Female Nicoletta Ceccoli The Tear Thief   2007
349 Ian Beck Male Ian Beck Lost in the Snow   2006
350 Julia Donaldson Female Nick Sharratt Chocolate Mousse For Greedy Goose   2005
351 Keith Chapman Male Jack Tickle Incy Wincy Spider   2005
352 Hans de Beer Male Hans de Beer Good Night Lars   2004
353 Bob Carlisle Male Carolyn Ewing Butterfly Kisses   2003
354 Quentin Blake Male Quentin Blake Mrs Armitage Queen of the Road   2003
355 Giles Andreae Male Nick Sharratt Pants   2002
356 Ian Beck Male Ian Beck Home Before Dark   2001
357 Julia Donaldson Female Axel Scheffler Room on the Broom   2001
358 Kevin lewis Male Daniel Kirk Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo   2001
359 Lucy Cousins Female Lucy Cousins Maisy's Morning on the Farm   2001
360 Martha Weston Female H A Rey Curious George in the Big City   2001
361 Oliver Jeffers Male Oliver Jeffers The Way Back Home   2001
362 Stephen Tucker Male Nick Sharratt Jack and the Beanstalk   2001
363 Stephen Tucker Male Nick Sharratt The Three Little Pigs   2001
364 Emma Chichester Clark Female Emma Chichester Clark Where Are You, Blue Kangaroo   2000
365 Martin Waddell Male Christian Birmingham A Kitten Called Moonlight   2000
366 Jez Alborough Male Jez Alborough Duck in the Truck   1999
367 Mary Murphy Female Mary Murphy Please be Quiet!   1998
368 Stella Blackstone Female Debbie Harter Bear on a Bike   1998
369 Dyan Sheldon Female Gary Blythe The Whales' Song   1997
370 Giles Andreae Male David Wojtowycz Rumble in the Jungle   1996
371 Mick Inkpen Male Mick Inkpen Kipper's Snowy Day   1996
372 Janet Stevens Female Janet Stevens Tops & Bottoms   1995
373 Bruce Whatley Male Bruce Whatley The Ugliest Dog in the World   1992
374 Mary Hoffman Female Caroline Binch Amazing Grace   1991
375 Simon James Male Simon James Sally and the Limpet   1991
376 Lynley Dodd Male Lynley Dodd Slinky Malinki   1990
377 Mem Fox Female Pamela Lofts Koala Lou   1988
378 Roald Dahl Male Quentin Blake Matilda   1988
379 Rosemary Wells Female Rosemary Wells Noisy Nora   1973
380 Stan and Jan Berenstain Both Stan Berenstain Bears in the Night   1971
381 Roald Dahl Male Michael Foreman Charlie and the Chocolate Factory   1964
382 Annette Morris & Uri Shulevitz Female Uri Shulevitz The Moon in My Room   1963
383 Dr. Seuss Male Dr. Seuss ABC   1963
384 Phillip Eastman Male Phillip Eastman Go Dog Go   1961
385 Dr. Seuss Male Dr. Seuss Horton Hears a Who   1954
386 Enid Blyton Female Dorothy Wheeler The Magic Faraway Tree   1943
387 Enid Blyton Female Dorothy Wheeler The Enchanted Wood   1939
388 Felix Salten Male Steve Johnson Bambi   1923
389 Rudyard Kipling Male John Lockwood Kipling The Jungle Book   1894
390 Candince Ransom Female Laura J. Bryant Goldilocks and the Three Bears   1837
391 Julia Donaldson Female Lydia Monks Sharing A Shell   2004
392 Mercer Mayer Male Mercer Mayer There's a Nightmare in My Closet   1968
393 Deborah Underwood Female Renata Liwska The Quiet Book   2010
394 Bernard Waber Male Bernard Waber Ira Sleeps Over   1972
395 Margaret Wise Brown Female Felicia Bond The Big Red Barn   1954
396 Russel Hoban Male Garth Williams Bedtime for Frances   1960
397 Jean Adamson and Gareth Adamson both   Topsy and Tim go in an aeroplane   1979
398 Sylvia Long Female Sylvia Long Hush Little Baby   1997
399 Roger Hargreaves Male Adam Hargreaves Mr Men and Little Miss   1972