My dad read all of the Golden Books to me, then started Tom Swift. My mom read me a lot of kids poetry.
I was read books by Enid Blyton (Noddy etc.) And Grimm's Fairy Tales (the original versions, not the Disney style). And Biblical stories.
These old Walt Disney books. I still have this one and it has great stories ! With Br're Rabbit !
At bedtime my mother red Ladybird books such as The Magic Porridge Pot, Peter and the Wolf, Heldi, The Elves And The Shoemaker, The Old Woman And Her Pig, Chicken Licken. Also Aesops.
I remember my dad reading Mouse and Mole by Joyce Dunbar to me, it was one of my favourite books :)
As a child ....Absolutely none😔, no 📚 only saw them at school. No homework help, no after school activities, no library, 😳no words of encouragement, no help with anything, nothing absolutely nothing positive 😣.
When I was older 15, I started reading 99% of the books listed 🤗.
Peppo the Pony
The Adventures of Algernon Ant
The Little Red Book of Chairman Mao
Dr. Seuss (i.e. Cat in the Hat, One fish Two Fish, Green Eggs and Ham) and Little Golden Books (i.e. Pokey Little Puppy, Little Red Hen) But my favorite was Richard Scarry's Best Storybook Ever.
Dear Roy Roy,
Again, your wonderful skill at developing beautiful questions...I enjoyed so much going through these answers...and I will add:
HEIDI, by Johanna Spyri
BLACK BEAUTY, by Anna Sewell
THE SECRET GARDEN, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
UNCLE TOM'S CABIN, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
LITTLE WOMEN, by Louisa May Alcott
GRIMM'S FAIRY TALES (from Germany's Black Forest country)
TOM SAWYER, also HUCKLEBERRY FINN the incomparable Mark Twain of course
And on and on...two of my aunts were school teachers...then I in turn read 'em with my god daughter...
My mom read to me from Aesop's Fables, Mother Goose, classic fairy tales, and Little Golden Books. When I was old enough to read on my own, my favorites included Little Women, Blue Willow, The Secret Garden, and The Boxcar Children.
War and Peace/
The Odyssey/ by- Homer
the (Five? Six? Seven? Eight?? - whichever) O'Clock Tales. I still have the books too.
Roald Dahl, Dr Seuss, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Paddington Bear, Enid Blyton, Nancy Drew, Possum Magic and the Possum Creek series. I'm sure there's more, but they're the only ones that I can think of at the moment.
My favorite books:
Night of the living dead by John Russo
Blood moon by Jan Alexander
Hans Christian Anderson
Five Little Peppers
Anne of Green Gables
Peter and the Wolf
The Little Golden Books
The Black Stallion
Many, many others.
I was on a higschool reading level in elementary school so I read chapter books on my own most of the time, but I still enjoyed being read simpler books.
Stellaluna (my favorite, still have it and still read it sometimes)
The velvetine rabbit
All of the dick & Jane books, my dad and I did a chapter every night on the weekends
and whatever chapter book my gram and I pulled off the library shelves to read when I stayed there Monday nights
The only ones I can recall are Mother Goose and a book with short stories in it. I particularity loved "The Gingerbread Man". And would have my Grandmother read it to me over and over and over (a very patient lady). Because she was from the south and a victim of the "education" system there (before WWI) she was almost illiterate, so she would follow the words with her finger and sound them as she went along. As a result, I could read by the time I entered school. Downside was that since I learned basically by the "see and say" method, I was not at all interested when we did phonics in first grade, hence being a terrible speller to this day.