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The Greatest Books to Read to Kids

List Criteria: Books that are fun to read aloud and are suitable for kids ages 4-9

The following rankings of the greatest children's books to read with your kids are voteable and can be influenced by your own list of your favorite kid's books. Kid's imaginations can come alive when you read with them and these are the books the Ranker community recommends. Children who read with their parents at an early age have statistically higher grades, better socialization, and a faster grasp of language skills. Join the rankings today!

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    Dr. Seuss

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    Margaret Wise Brown

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    P. D. Eastman

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    H. A. Rey, Margret Rey

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    Shel Silverstein

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    Ludwig Bemelmans

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    Chris Van Allsburg

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    Janette Sebring Lowrey

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    Toni W Linder

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    John Archambault, Bill Martin, Michael Sampson

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    Dr. Seuss

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    Gyo Fujikawa

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    Margaret Wise Brown

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    Dr. Seuss

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    Robert McCloskey

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    Judy Blume

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    Martin Handford

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    Dorothy Kunhardt

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    Don Freeman

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    Taro Gomi

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    Peggy Rathmann

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    Kurt Wiese, Marjorie Flack

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