Parenting The Best Children's Book Series  

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List Rules Vote on the best book series for children to read.

The absolute best children's book series ever written, ranked by the community and book fans everywhere. This list has the most popular kid's book series and includes release date information, authors, and photos. It can be difficult to encourage kids to read, but the book series on this list will keep them engaged. What are the absolute best children’s book series of all time?

These kids' book series feature magical universes filled with interesting characters, such as The Chronicles of Narnia, and other novels and series that will keep your kids reading all year long. Some kids enjoy the interactive nature of the Choose Your Own Adventure series, while others simply like to follow their favorite characters as they grow and learn, as with the Harry Potter books.

This list features the most successful book series for kids that were ever written, penned by various authors, and includes series such as The Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Dr. Seuss, Pendragon, Fancy Nancy, The Boxcar Children, Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, and The Magic Tree House books. Vote up the best book series for kids below, or add a series that keeps your kids reading, if it isn't already below, and take a look at these books that will change your life

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376 85
Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
J. K. Rowling
2
279 105
The Chronicles of Narnia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
3
219 98
Lemony snicket's a series of u... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
4
146 98
Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Laura Ingalls Wilder
5
150 79
The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Randomperson123 added Suzanne Collins
6
187 83
Percy Jackson and the Olympian... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
7
157 117
Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Ranker added R. L. Stine
8
161 92
Nancy Drew is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Ranker added Sonja Morris, Terry Munson
9
85 40
The Tale of Peter Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Beatrix Potter
10
101 79
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Beverly Cleary
11
206 117
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Jeff Kinney
12
83 45
Little Women is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
LanaYoshii added Louisa May Alcott
13
88 51
Anne of Green Gables is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
LanaYoshii added Lucy Maud Montgomery
14
143 75
Magic Tree House series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Mary Pope Osborne
15
116 81
The Boxcar Children is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Gertrude Chandler Warner
16
53 39
The Hardy Boys is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
LanaYoshii added Angie Peterson Kaelberer
17
75 68
The Indian in the Cupboard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Lynne Reid Banks
18
74 68
The Spiderwick Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
analise.dubner added
19
75 73
Choose Your Own Adventures is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
20
76 76
The Borrowers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Ranker added Mary Norton
21
74 38
Holes is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Louis Sachar
22
71 38
The Baby-Sitters Club is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
jenny-denham added Ann M. Martin
23
70 58
Encyclopedia Brown Box Set is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Donald J. Sobol
24
95 61
Junie B. Jones is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Barabara Park
25
63 52
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Judy Blume