Books in the Genre Children's Literature

List of recommended books of the genre children's literature, with author and brief synopsis of each book.

(arranged alphabetically)

Featured books for the genre Children's Literature

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Book: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Author: Roald Dahl

Description: Four nasty, repulsive children and one honest, loyal, and starving boy win a tour of the world's most fantastic chocolate factory from the world's most eccentric chocolatier Mr. Willy Wonka'. Each of them takes advantage of the situation in his own way. The classic tale of fantasy, this delightful masterpiece depicts all sorts of characters: greedy, selfish, obnoxious, compassionate, loveable, and generous; and the story's moralistic factor becomes uproariously apparent early on.

When Charlie Bucket finds... (keep reading...)

The Little Prince

Book: The Little Prince

Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Description: Few stories are as widely read and as universally cherished by children and adults alike as The Little Prince.

On one level it is the story of an aviator whose plane is forced down in the Sahara Desert and encounters a little prince from a small planet, who relates his adventures in seeking the secret of what is important in life, while on the other hand it is a thought-provoking allegory of the human condition.

The Little Prince's journey from planet to planet takes him to tiny worlds populated by a single... (keep reading...)