15 Beloved children’s books that are worth re-reading

Do you remember the first book you read? What was the fable of a fox and a crow, or a story of princesses? When you begin to discover the worlds that contain the books it is difficult to stop, many stories that you read of the girl you left teachings that are recorded in your heart.

Any time is perfect to rediscover your passions and dreams as children. If you ever feel lost or not know what to do, take in your hands those books that gave you hope to believe in the wonder of living. Then, those children’s books that you should re-read it or do it for the first time.

1. The little Prince – Antoine de Saint-Exupery

El principito - Antoine de Saint-Exupery

A young prince in a strange planet and longs for his rose. It tells the story of the celestial bodies that you have visited and you remember that what is most important is not visible to the eyes; his encounter with the fox is one of the most intense.

2. The jungle book – Rudyard Kipling

El libro de la selva - Rudyard Kipling

It is a story that has been brought to the big screen on numerous occasions, and tells the story of Mowgli, the child adopted by a pack of wolves, you must live in the jungle of India in the company of the bear Baloo and Bagheera, the panther. All the adventures that live Mowgli invite you to reflect on the friendship and the team work.

3. Momo Michael Ende

Momo - Michael Ende

It is the story of an orphan girl and his tortoise Cassiopeia. Your life come the men in grey who always wants to save time and work all day like good capitalists. It is a story to remember the importance of enjoy and let go of the consumerism. You can read it in all the stages of your life, and it serves to relax and live life without hurry or runs.

4. Alice in Wonderland – Lewis Carroll

Alicia en el País de las Maravillas - Lewis Carroll

A beautiful story full of imagination, with a curious protagonist who ends up in a magical world and incredible, to chase a white rabbit. Surely you have seen a couple of film adaptations, but nothing like to imagine for yourself the surreal landscapes that describe Carrol, in addition to laugh with the poems and songs contained in this novel.

5. Mary Poppins – P. L. Travers

Mary Poppins - P. L. Travers

Mary Poppins is the nanny most brilliant on the planet, that takes wonderfully with the children. Reminds you that the best way to educate is by means of the fantasy and not the firm hand. The brothers Banks will have fun with this governess who appears flying and leads them to learn about animals, the natural world and even the stars.

6. Mujercitas – Louisa May Alcott

Mujercitas - Louisa May Alcott

It is a story sweet of four girls who are living alone during the Civil War, and become women. Meg is the eldest of the sisters, is beautiful and should be made responsible for the home; Jo is a rebel without a cause who hates the female stereotypes of the time and wants to be a writer of novels; Beth is in solidarity with the most disadvantaged; and, finally, Amy, the youngest of the four, is a talented painting, the more beautiful and vain.

7. Charlie and the chocolate factory – Roald Dahl

charlie y la fabrica de chocolate

Charlie Bucket is a child who lives with his parents, maternal grandparents and paternal. For various reasons the destination is selected to visit the factory of chocolate of Willy Wonka in the company of his grandfather and four other children: Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde and Mike Teve. Each one of the small leaves to see their foibles and shortcomings, at the same time as they receive his comeuppance in a very funny way.

8. The neverending story– Michael Ende

La historia interminable - michael ende

With this beautiful story you will live the adventures of Atreyu and Bastian in a world full of fantasy. It is a nailed to the human nature, perfect for letting the imagination fly; reminds you that if you want to get something, you must be tenacious and persistent to achieve it.

9. Matilda – Roald Dahl

Matilda - Roald Dahl

Maybe you remember very well the movie. Matilda is a little girl very smart to move things to the mind, is creative and must learn to live in the company of their parents poor that they spend watching television. While left alone at home, she is thrown into the adventure of exploring the neighborhood where you live when you is the library.

10. The hobbit – J. R. R. Tolkien

El hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien 

The adventures of Bilbo Bolson in the Middle Earth are sweetened by numerous songs and poems. Tolkien has a special ability to portray landscapes and develop complex characters. You’ll be involved in situations in which Bilbo must overcome his fears and fearsome orcs, trolls, and the terrifying Smaug, the dragon.

11. Tales of good nights for girls, rebel – Elena Favilli

Cuentos de buenas noches para niñas rebeldes - Elena Favilli 

This is not a novel and perhaps never read of a girl; it is a compilation of short biographies of extraordinary women. A bit of the life of Elizabeth I, Coco Chanel, Marie Curie, Frida Kahlo, Serena Williams and other women who inspire you to be the best version of yourself.

12. Five weeks in a balloon – jules Verne

Cinco semanas en globo - Julio Verne 

Jules Verne offers a narrative exquisite, their adventure novels are perfect to get out of your reality. This story is full of camaraderie, passion for science and invites you to dream. It is the first novel of Verne and takes you to discover the secrets of the african continent.

13. Little Bear – Else Holmelund Minarik

Osito - Else Holmelund Minarik

Are short stories and sweet of mama bear and little bear, is one of those stories that will comfort you when you are sad or alone. Mom osa shelters bear the cold, it surprises you with cake on your birthday and tells the most beautiful stories before going to sleep.

14. The adventures of Huckleberry Finn – Mark Twain

Las aventuras de Huckleberry Finn - Mark Tawin

A protagonist is rebellious and malhablado, adventures in Mississippi and a powerful message against racism. Huck is captured by his evil father who takes him to live in a house down the river, when he escapes meets Jim, a slave, a fugitive who seeks his freedom. Both embark on a dangerous flight.

15. The wizard of Oz – Lyman Frank Baum

l mago de Oz - Lyman Frank Baum

The young Dorothy is transported to a strange place for a tornado, it must find the wizard of Oz to return home. Along the way she meets a scarecrow who wants a brain to think, a tin man needs a heart and a lion who is very fearful. Together they must learn how to be the best of themselves in order to deal with the bad witch of the East.