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Here are the top 140 book series from the whole heritage of children’s literature.

Noisy Books

Noisy Books
A series of pictures books written by Margaret Wise Brown, most of which were illustrated by Leonard Weisgard.

Oz

Oz
The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) and relate the fictional history of the Land of Oz. It was created by author ...

Pere Castor’s Wild Animal Books

Pere Castor’s Wild Animal Books
Eight books by Lida, illustrated by Rojan (Feodor Rojankovsky), originally published in French.

Peter Parley to Penrod

Peter Parley to Penrod
A bibliography of 113 children's books published between 1827 and 1926 along with 43 alternates. The author was a bibliographer, responsible, among others for t...

Peter Spier’s Village Books

Peter Spier’s Village Books
A series of shape books about the shops and institutions in a village.

Pictured Geography Series

Pictured Geography Series
Albert Whitman and Company of Chicago published the Pictured Geography series in the 1940s. Four sets of eight 28-page children’s picture books about worl...

Pogo

Pogo
Pogo was a syndicated comic strip written and drawn by Walt Kelly.

Popeye the Sailor

Popeye the Sailor
Popeye the Sailor is a cartoon fictional character created by E. C. Segar. The character first appeared in 1929. Between 2006 and 2011, Fantagraphics Books publ...

Prince Valiant

Prince Valiant
Prince Valiant in the Days of King Arthur, or simply Prince Valiant, is an American comic strip created by Hal Foster in 1937. Beginning in 2009, Fantagraphics ...

Psmith

Psmith
We first meet Psmith, the P is silent, as Mike’s roommate at Sedleigh. He goes on to a career as a journalist and promoter. Mike: A Public School Story (...

R. Caldecott’s Picture Books

R. Caldecott’s Picture Books
A series of sixteen picture books issued singly and in groups. Two were published each year. They were then also sold in collections of two, four, eight and six...

Richard Scarry’s Look and Learn Library

Richard Scarry’s Look and Learn Library
The four volumes in the Look and Learn Library are made up of previously published books from Golden Press.

Riverside Bookshelf

Riverside Bookshelf
This series was described as “An ideal library of the best books for boys and girls, illustrated in color by noted artists and published at the price of o...

Rootabaga Stories

Rootabaga Stories
A series of books including American fairy tales by Carl Sandburg, the poet of the prairies. The second collection, Rootabaga Pigeons was later titled More Root...

Roy Blakeley

Roy Blakeley
The Roy Blakeley series, written by Percy Keese Fitzhugh, consisted of 18 titles published between 1920 and 1931. They featured characters residing in the town ...

Scribner’s Illustrated Classics

Scribner’s Illustrated Classics
Beginning with Maxfield Parrish’s illustrated edition of Poems of Childhood by Eugene Field, Charles Scribner’s Sons began to publish a generally un...

Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes
A series of novels and short stories about literature's first consulting detective and his amenuensis Dr. Watson.

Snipp, Snapp and Snurr

Snipp, Snapp and Snurr
This series about triplets from Sweden has been a perennial favorite since its first publication in Swedish in 1926. Snipp, Snapp, Snurr and the Red Shoes (193...

Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis

Space Trilogy by C.S. Lewis
Three novels by C. S. Lewis.

Steve and Sim Stories

Steve and Sim Stories
A series of ten mystery novels by Wisconsin author August Derleth set in his native Sac Prairie.