The Best Children's Picture Books of All Time – Quality Stories at Wholesale Prices!

Author: Michael Hennessy   Date Posted:10 May 2023 

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Build Your Child's Library with Enduring Favorites and Unforgettable Stories

Through captivating illustrations and engaging stories, children's picture books have a unique power to nurture young imaginations and help children learn essential life skills. Classic tales and memorable characters can become lifelong companions, and a well-chosen library can give children the gift of curiosity, empathy, and a love of reading for years to come. To help you build a stunning book collection for your little ones, our blog presents the best children's picture books of all time — all available at wholesale prices.

1. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

A celebration of imagination, "Where the Wild Things Are" tells the story of Max, a mischievous boy who sails away to an island inhabited by wild creatures. With its enchanting illustrations and timeless message of the power of a child's creativity, this classic picture book continues to captivate children and adults alike.

2. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

An all-time favorite of millions of children, "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" provides a charming introduction to the wonders of nature, colors, and counting. With its colorful illustrations and simple, engaging story, this timeless classic makes learning fun for little ones and instills a love for nature at an early age.

3. Peepo by Janet and Allan Ahlberg

PEEPO! has become a classic for babies and toddlers. It follows a baby through the day in a style full of wit, charm and ingenuity. A series of holes peeping through to the next page leads the child on to the next stage in the day, giving a hint of what is to come. An original book that has long delighted young children - and their parents!

4. The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

This poignant story of the relationship between a boy and a tree conveys powerful messages of love, giving, and the passage of time. With a simple yet deeply moving narrative, "The Giving Tree" is a picture book that will both entertain and inspire children to appreciate the beauty and importance of selfless love.

5. The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

This inimitable picture book is perfect for reading aloud, or for small children to read to themselves time and again. First published in 1968 and never out of print, it has become a timeless classic enjoyed and beloved by generations of children. The magic begins at teatime!

6. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Capturing the wonder and excitement of a child's first experience with snow, "The Snowy Day" remains a favorite for readers of all ages. Its beautifully simple illustrations and enchanting story of a boy's adventures in a snowy cityscape will make it a beloved addition to your child's bookshelf.

7. Koala Lou by Mem Fox

Koala Lou is the first born in a large family. She feels sad because her mother seems too busy to pay her any attention. Perhaps if she wins the tree-climbing at the Bush Olympics her mother might notice her again . . . Koala Lou starts her training right away! An Australian classic by the author and illustrator of Hunwick's Egg. 

8. Diary Of A Wombat by Jackie French

A charming and delightful book! The wombat is not a particularly verbose creature so many of her diary entries are just ‘Monday. Morning.  Find out how she fits this into her busy schedule around sleeping, scratching and eating.

Amid the vast landscape of children's literature, classic picture books offer a treasure trove of enchanting tales and immersive illustrations that can be shared and enjoyed by the whole family. Each of these best-selling children's picture books of all time is available at wholesale prices, so you can build an impressive home library for your little ones without breaking the bank. Begin their lifelong love affair with reading by introducing them to these timeless stories that have captured the hearts and imaginations of children around the world.

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