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20 Best-Loved Children’s Book Characters

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Kids often love reading because the book characters grab their attention and take them along on grand adventures. Check out this list of 20 of the best children’s book characters that become kids’ best book buddies. Classics like Paddington Bear, Winnie the Pooh, The Gruffalo, Thomas the Train, and Peter Rabbit will spark imaginations for childhood fun they’ll never forget!


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20 Best-Loved Children’s Book Characters

1. The Paddington Treasury: Six Classic Bedtime Stories
2. The Complete Tales of Winnie-the-Pooh
3. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Board Book and Plush
4. Postman Pat’s Story Box
5. Thomas & Friends Story Time Collection
6. The Gruffalo
7. Harry Potter Paperback Box Set
8. Cinderella
9. MR Men
10. The Tale of Peter Rabbit Story Board Book
11. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
12. Peter Pan
13. The BFG
14. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass
15. Noddy Has An Adventure
16. The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr. Willy Wonka
17. Matilda
18. Mog the Cat Collection Judith Kerr 8 Books Set 
19. The Adventures of Mr. Toad: From The Wind in the Willows
20. Classic Starts™: Pinocchio

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Toni Thomason

Toni is a stay-at-home mom whose life completely revolves around 2 crazy little boys. When she's not defending herself in a light saber battle or saving the day with her little superheroes, she loves crafting and designing things for her house. She loves animals, shopping, traveling and just snuggling on the couch with her family while watching a movie or reading a good book. Catch more of her crazy, hectic life at