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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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311 72
Harry Potter and the Philosoph... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
J. K. Rowling

2
235 88
The Chronicles of Narnia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Children's Book Series

3
180 81
Lemony snicket's a series of u... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Children's Book Series

4
154 72
Percy Jackson and the Olympian... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Children's Book Series

5
120 69
The Hunger Games is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Randomperson123 added Suzanne Collins

6
119 80
Little House on the Prairie is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Laura Ingalls Wilder

7
175 104
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Jeff Kinney

8
135 96
Goosebumps is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Ranker added R. L. Stine

9
133 79
Nancy Drew is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Ranker added Sonja Morris, Terry Munson

10
82 63
Ramona Quimby, Age 8 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Beverly Cleary

11
61 29
The Tale of Peter Rabbit is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Beatrix Potter

12
67 36
Anne of Green Gables is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
LanaYoshii added Lucy Maud Montgomery

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65 36
Little Women is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
LanaYoshii added Louisa May Alcott

14
117 66
Magic Tree House series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Mary Pope Osborne

15
60 31
Holes is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Louis Sachar

16
99 71
The Boxcar Children is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Gertrude Chandler Warner

17
55 31
The Baby-Sitters Club is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
jenny-denham added Ann M. Martin

18
65 60
The Spiderwick Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
analise.dubner added

19
78 57
Junie B. Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Barabara Park

20
68 68
The Borrowers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Ranker added Mary Norton

21
67 58
The Indian in the Cupboard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Lynne Reid Banks

22
57 52
Encyclopedia Brown Box Set is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Donald J. Sobol

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73 61
Sideways Stories From Wayside ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Ranker added Louis Sachar

24
62 68
Choose Your Own Adventures is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Children's Book Series

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49 46
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Judy Blume

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37 32
The Hardy Boys is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
LanaYoshii added Angie Peterson Kaelberer

27
69 62
Rainbow Fish is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Marcus Pfister, Sonia Sander

28
45 38
Hatchet is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Gary Paulsen

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68 53
Judy Moody is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Megan McDonald

30
40 44
Redwall is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Brian Jacques

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26 28
The Mysterious Benedict Societ... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
TobuscusHolmes added Trenton Lee Stewart

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15 6
Clifford, the Big Red Dog is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
VHrules added Norman Bridwell

33
56 58
Whistler in the Dark (American... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Kathleen Ernst

34
23 37
Sweet Valley High is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
BrandyMiles added Jamie Suzzane

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39 44
Skippyjon Jones Series is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Judy Schachner

36
49 58
Fancy Nancy is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Jane O'Connor

37
29 45
Divergent is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Veronica Roth

38
27 41
Nate the Great and the Stolen ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Marjorie W. Sharmat

39
19 32
Clementine is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Rinkydink added Sara Pennypacker

40
26 49
Pendragon is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Catherine Coulter, Stephen R. Lawhead

41
20 38
My Teacher is an Alien is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Bruce Coville

42
28 39
Angelina Ballerina is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Katharine Holabird

43
25 48
The Keys To the Kingdom, Book ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Children's Book Series

44
15 43
Mr Men Dizzy is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
ValerieEnglish added M. Hargreaves

45
23 50
Cam Jansen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
David A. Adler

46
16 46
His Dark Materials is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Riot18 added Nicholas Wright

47
23 40
Brown Bear and Friends is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Bill Martin, Jr.

48
12 24
Bailey School Kids is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
ThreeToyHunters101 added

49
18 56
The Seventh Tower is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
Garth Nix

50
17 45
Charlie Bone Series is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Children's Book Series
ck123 added