Five Thing Friday ~ Favorite Books from Your Childhood


Each Friday, here at Prism Book Alliance® we will be tackling a very important topic… of sorts.  Five Thing Friday…  The topic will change each week, so be sure to check back.  We encourage you to comment with your own Five Things!

Topic: Favorite Books from Your Childhood

We asked each of our reviewers to tell us about what were five favorite books you loved to read again and again?


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
The Wind in the Willows
A Wrinkle in Time
The Phantom Tollbooth
The Little Engine That Could


The Little Fur Family
The Trixie Beldon series
The Dock and Jane series
The Flint Hills Foal
Misty oh Chintogue (sp?) Island


Paddington Bear series – Michael Bond
The Narnia Books by CS Lewis
LOTR trilogy – J.R.R Tolkein
The Faraway Tree series – Enid Blyton
Stig of the Dump – Clive King


Laura Ingalls Wilder series
Little Women
Gone With the Wind
Island of the Blue Dolphins


Oriental Odyssey by Karl May
Heidi by Johanna Spyri
Greek Myths by Gustav Schwab
Kim and The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas


Curious George Goes to the Hospital
The Pokey Little Puppy
Happy Birthday to You! (Dr. Seuss)
Peanuts Treasury (Charles Shultz)
The Phantom Tollboth


Priscilla by Colene Copeland
Bunnicula by James Howe
Where the Sidewalk Ends Shel Silverstein
Where the Wild Things are Maurice Sendak
Amelia Bedelia Peggy Parish


I didn’t reread my books, but these are most memorable…

The Black Stallion (the whole series)
Anne of Green Gables (the whole series)
Black Beauty
Justin Morgan had a Horse
The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

So what are your Five Things???

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7 thoughts on “Five Thing Friday ~ Favorite Books from Your Childhood

  1. 1. My Friend Flicka
    2. Just So Stories
    3. Black Beauty
    4. The Cherry Ames series
    5. Cotton in My Sack or any other Lois Linski book

  2. Pluk van de Petteflet by Annie M.G. Schmidt
    Kruistocht in Spijkerbroek by Thea Beckman
    De dolle Tweeling by Enid Blyton
    De vijf by Enid Blyton
    Kitty by Enid Blyton

  3. I read constantly as a kid so these are some of the books I reread a zillion times.

    1. Trixie Beldon series
    2. My Friend Flicka, Thunderhead, Green Grass of Wyoming series
    3. Anne of Green Gables thru Anne of Ingleside
    4. Tom Sawyer
    5. Little Women/Little Men

  4. Reading this post was like a walk down memory lane. 🙂

    My favorites were probably:
    1. Anne of Green Gables series (I even loved the movies) by LM Montgomery
    2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
    3. Charlotte’s Web by EB White
    4. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E.L. Konigsburg
    5. Mr. Popper’s Penguins by Richard and Florence Atwater

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