From the sassy cricket hero of A Cricket in Times Square to the charmingly bumbling mole from The Wind in the Willows and other figures from more than a dozen timeless classics, this anthology is a lovely introduction to some of the most enduring characters in all of children’s literature. The carefully selected excerpts include works by Aesop, Laura Ingalls Wilder, Rudyard Kipling, Gerald Durrell, Hans Christian Andersen, and many more. In these pages children will discover wondrous worlds, while adults will recognize long-lost friends. This beautifully illustrated keepsake collection will provide hours of wonderful read-together memories for the whole family.
chosen by Sally Grindley