What makes a book a classic? The fact that it is beloved? That it has stood the test of time? That it is of a quality that makes it stand out? Like fairytales and folk tales before them, children’s classics are usually a mix of all of these things.
Join Nisa and Antonia as they talk about some established and modern classics for children:
Chronicles of Narnia: the lion, the witch and the wardrobe by C. S. Lewis. (Originally published) Geoffrey Bles, 1950.
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. (Originally published) Reynal & Hitchcock, 1943
Are you there God? It’s me, Margaret by Judy Blume. (Originally published) Bradbury Press, 1970
Hitler’s daughter by Jackie French. HarperCollins Publishers, 1999