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Complete Your Collection: Children's Series

We've put together a selection of some of the best loved and most sought after children's series of all time. Find that elusive copy of The Bobbsey Twins: Merry Days Indoors and Out, choose a gorgeous complete set of 19th century Fairy books by Andrew Lang, or simply browse and let nostalgia be your guide.

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Thornton W. BurgessThornton W. Burgess
Over 170 books chronicle the tales of Peter Rabbit and his animal friends, including Jimmy Skunk, Grandfather Frog, Johnny Chuck, Sammy Jay, Reddy Fox, Hooty Owl and many others.
Old Mother West Wind
The Adventures of Reddy Fox
The Adventures of Bobby Coon
The Adventures Bob White
The Adventures of Buster Bear
The Adventures of Chatterer the Red Squirrel
The Adventures of Danny Meadow Mouse
The Adventures of Grandfather Frog
The Adventures of Jerry Muskrat
The Adventures of Old Man Coyote
The Adventures of Old Mr. Toad
The Adventures of Ol’ Mistah Buzzard
The Adventures of Paddy the Beaver
The Adventures of Peter Cottontail

All Thornton W. Burgess books

 

The MoominsThe Moomins
by Tove Jansson
The Moomin characters and books are admired the world over. In the United States the series beginning with Finn Family Moomintroll (first published in English in 1945) has accumulated generations of fans.
Finn Family Moomintroll
Comet in Moominland
The Book About Moomin, Mymble and Little My
The Exploits of Moominpappa (Moominpappa's Memoirs)
Moominsummer Madness
Moominland Midwinter
Tales from Moomin Valley
Moominpappa at Sea
Moominvalley in November
Who Will Comfort Toffle?

All Tove Jansson books

 

Winnie-the-PoohWinnie-the-Pooh
by A. A. Milne
The four Pooh books created by A. A. Milne and Ernest H. Shepard have long been cherished by children and adults. These stories - starring the round, endearing Bear of Little Brain and his friends Piglet, Eeyore, Christopher Robin, and others - are as popular today as when they first enchanted readers more than seventy years ago.
Winnie-the-Pooh
Now We Are Six
The House at Pooh Corner
When We Were Very Young

All A. A. Milne books

 

EloiseEloise
by Kay Thompson
Meet Eloise, the irrepressible six-year-old who lives with her British nanny, her dog Weenie, and her turtle Skipperdee in New York City's Plaza Hotel. First published in 1959.
Eloise: a book for precocious grown ups
Eloise in Paris
Eloise at Christmastime
Eloise in Moscow
Eloise Takes a Bawth
The Essential Eloise

Eloise's Guide to Life

 

Little HouseLittle House Series
by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Laura Ingalls' story begins in 1871. Four-year-old Laura lives in the little house with her Pa, her Ma, her sisters Mary and Carrie, and their trusty dog Jack. The nine Little House books have been cherished by generations of readers as both a unique glimpse into America's frontier past and a heartwarming, unforgettable story
Little House in the Big Woods
Little House on the Prairie
Farmer Boy
On the Banks of Plum Creek
By the Shores of Silver Lake
Little Town on the Prairie
The Long Winter
These Happy Golden Years
The First Four Years

All Laura Ingalls Wilder books

 

Anne of Green GablesAnne of Green Gables
by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Anne is, as Mark Twain observed, “the dearest and most lovable child in fiction since the immortal Alice,” and like the elderly Cuthberts who had hoped to adopt a boy instead of the spunky red-headed orphan, generations of readers have grown to love the impetuous Anne, first introduced in 1908.
Anne of Green Gables
Anne of the Island
Anne of Avonlea
Anne of Windy Poplars
Anne's House of Dreams
Anne of Ingleside
Rainbow Valley
Rilla of Ingleside

All Lucy Maud Montgomery books

 

Elsie Dinsmore
by Martha Finley

Bestsellers for over 30 years and set in the South in the mid- to-late 1800s, more than two dozen books tell the story of the life of Elsie Dinsmore, a charming young heroine whose faith and hope guide her as she grows from childhood to adulthood.
Elsie Dinsmore
Elsie's Girlhood
Elsie's Womanhood
Elsie's Motherhood
Elsie's Children
Elsie's Widowhood

All Elsie Dinsmore books

The Chronicles of Narnia
by C. S. Lewis
Since 1950, C. S. Lewis's stories about the land of Narnia and its incredible characters -- from the regal lion Aslan to the unsuspecting children who enter Narnia through a magical wardrobe -- have been enchanting adults and children alike.
The Magician's Nephew
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
A Horse and His Boy
Prince Caspian
The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
The Silver Chair
The Last Battle

All Narnia Books

 

Nancy Drew
by Carolyn Keene

Nancy Drew and has woven her spell of mysterious teen intrigue over more than 150 million readers, beginning in 1927 and continuing today
The Secret of the Old Clock
The Hidden Staircase
The Bungalow Mystery
The Mystery at Lilac Inn
The Secret of Shadow Ranch
The Secret of Red Gate Farm
The Clue in the Diary
Nancy's Mysterious Letter
The Sign of the Twisted Candles
The Password to Larkspur Lane

All Nancy Drew books

 

Harry PotterHarry Potter
by J. K. Rowling

The exciting tales of Harry Potter, the young wizard-in-training, have taken the world by storm, and fans just can't get enough of the magical world of Hogwarts and beyond.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Quidditch Through the Ages by Kennilworthy Whisp
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by Newt Scamander

 

The Five Little PeppersThe Five Little Peppers
by Margaret Sidney

These juvenile classics, first published in 1881, tell the story of the widowed Mrs. Pepper and her five children Ben, Polly, David, Joel, and Phronsie.
The Five Little Peppers And How They Grew
Five Little Peppers Midway
Five Little Peppers Grown Up
Phronsie Pepper, The Youngest Of The Five Little Peppers
The Stories Polly Pepper Told (Polly Pepper's Book)
The Adventures Of Joel Pepper
Five Little Peppers Abroad
Five Little Peppers At School
Five Little Peppers And Their Friends
Ben Pepper
Five Little Peppers In The Little Brown House
Our Davie Pepper



Dick and Jane Readers
Countless children learned to read using these simple, classic books featuring Dick, Jane, Spot the dog, and friends.
Go Away Spot
We Look
Something Funny
We Work
Guess Who
Fun With Dick and Jane
We Play
We Look and See

All Dick and Jane books

 

The Bobbsey TwinsThe Bobbsey Twins
by Laura Lee Hope

The numerous adventures of Bert, Nan, Freddie, and Flossie have captivated children since they were created by Edward Stratemeyer in 1904.
The Bobbsey Twins, or Merry Days Indoors and Out
The Bobbsey Twins In the Country
The Bobbsey Twins At the Seashore
The Bobbsey Twins At School
The Bobbsey Twins At Snow Lodge

All Bobbsey Twins books

The Fairy BooksThe Fairy Books
by Andrew Lang

Originally published in 1890, these anthologies of fairy-tale literature remain childhood classics and fine examples of the late Victorian romantic sensibility, and are widely acknowledged as some of the most delightful and beautifully illustrated collections ever assembled.
The Blue Fairy Book
The Red Fairy Book
The Green Fairy Book
The Yellow Fairy Book
The Pink Fairy Book
The Grey Fairy Book
The Violet Fairy Book
The Crimson Fairy Book
The Brown Fairy Book
The Orange Fairy Book
The Olive Fairy Book
The Lilac Fairy Book