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
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