Children’s Book Week 2018: a Nostalgic Reading List

a children's book week inspired reading list

The 99th annual Children’s Book Week is April 30-May 6, 2018! The longest running literacy initiative in the country, Children’s Book Week is hosted by Every Child a Reader and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) in order to encourage literacy and a love of reading in children.

Most adults who love reading can trace that love of reading back to their childhood. Use Children’s Book Week as an opportunity to revisit the stories that helped shape you into the reader you are today! Here are just a few of the most famous classic children and young adult books guaranteed to evoke childlike happiness, inspiration, and nostalgia in grown-up readers:


If you’re looking for more books to read in honor of Children’s Book Week, check out this round-up of books for ideas for kids, teens, and readers of all ages.

Enjoy the books and never forget the child-like magic of reading!