Top 5 Classic Children’s Authors

There was a time when kids were so engrossed with books in their hands instead of smartphones or technological items. Reading was a habit for them. Sadly, nowadays, it’s a sad truth that kids don’t read much.

If you wish to start a habit for your kids to start reading, then this is the perfect place for you. We would be sharing the top 5 classic Children’s authors with whom you can begin. These authors have passed the test of time for ages.

Here’s the list:-

1. Roald Dahl

Born in 1916, Roald Dahl became a household name by giving some of the finest stories for children. His popularity can be imagined by the fact that more than 250 million copies of his books are sold all over the world.

Famous Books: Charlie and The Chocolate Factory, The Witches, Matilda, The BFG

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2. Enid Blyton

It is impossible to miss Enid Blyton in our list when talking about children’s literature. Blyton, born in 1897, is one of the bestselling authors of all time, with her books selling over 600 million copies.

Famous Books: The Famous Five Series, The Secret Seven Series, The Magic Faraway Tree

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3. Eric Carle

Eric Carle, who has written and illustrated more than 50 books in his career, kept writing till the age of 89. Born in 1929 and died in 2021, Carle has authored some of the most beautiful books in the world.

Famous Books: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Lonely Firefly

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4. Dr Suess

Starting his career as an illustrator, Dr Suess was earlier known as Theodor Suess Geisel. Born in 1904, Dr Suess’ books have sold over 600 million copies here and there. His books are amusing, meaningful and highly entertaining.

Famous Books: Green Eggs and Ham, Sleep Book, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut, The Cat in the Hat

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5. Beverly Cleary

Born in 1916 and died in 2021, Beverly Cleary is one of the most successful authors of children’s literature and young adult fiction. More than 91 million copies of her books have been sold worldwide.

Famous Books: The Mouse and the Motorcycle, Dear Mr Henshaw, Henry Huggins, Beezus and Ramona

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