Vintage/Classic Fiction

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Oh, some of these older books have rather frumpy covers, don’t they? But they’re all wonderful  stories 🙂

Especially for 7 and Under:

Busybody Nora (1976)
Candle Tales (1964)
A Certain Small Shepherd (1965)
Clancy’s Cabin (1975)
Did You Carry the Flag Today Charley? (1966)
Emmet Otter’s Jug-Band Christmas (1971)
Little Pear (1931)
The Little Riders (1963)
Lotta on Troublemaker Street (1961)
Mouse House (1952)
The Mousewife (1951)
Mud Pies and Other Recipes (1961)


My Father’s Dragon (1948)
My Naughty Little Sister (1959)
Old Mother West Wind (1910)
Open the Door and See All the People (1965) (same as The Toy House  Dolls)
The Pai-pai Pig (1967)
Phoebe the Spy (1977)
The Teddy Robinson Storybook (1970s)
A Toad for Tuesday (1974)
Warton and Morton (1976)
Warton’s Christmas Eve Adventure (1977)

Ages 7 and up:

Adam of the Road (1942)
All-of-a-Kind Family (1951)
The Alligator Case (1965)
The Avion My Uncle Flew (1946)
Basil of Baker Street (1958)
A Bear Called Paddington (1958)
Belling the Tiger (1961)
The Big Six (1940)
Blue Willow (1940)
The Borrowers (1952)
By the Great Horn Spoon (1963)
Charlotte’s Web (1952)


Chike and the River (1966)
The Children of Noisy Village (1947)
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (1964)
Clementine Loves Red (1970)
The Coat Hanger Christmas Tree (1973)
The Complete Polly and the Wolf (1955)
Coot Club (1934)
Detective Nosegoode and the Music Box Mystery (1968)
Elsie Piddock Skips in Her Sleep (1937)
The Fairy Caravan (1929)
The Family Under the Bridge (1958)
A Few Fair Days (1971)


Finn Family Moomintroll (1948)
Freddy the Detective (1932)
Ginger Pye (1951)
The Golden Basket (1936)
Gone-Away Lake (1957)
Great Northern? (1947)
The Great Rebellion (1963)
The Great Wheel (1957)
Hakon of Rogen’s Saga (1963)
The Happy Orpheline (1957)
Henry and Ribsy (1954)
Henry Huggins (1950)


Henry Reed’s Babysitting Service (1966)
The High World (1954)
Homer Price (1943)
The House of Sixty Fathers (1956)
The Hundred Dresses (1944)
Jim at the Corner (1934)
Jim Davis: A High Sea Adventure (1911)
Just So Stories (1902)
Kildee House (1949)
The Lion in the Box (1975)
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe (1950)
A Little Princess (1905)


The Magic Summer (1967)
Marzipan Day on Bridget Lane (1967)
The Midnight Fox (1968)
The Midshipman Quinn Collection (1956)
Minnow on the Say (1955)
Miracles on Maple Hill (1956)
Missee Lee (1941)
Misty of Chincoteague (1947)
Mr. Popper’s Penguins (1938)
Mrs. Piggle Wiggle (1947)
My Side of the Mountain (1959)
A Necklace of Raindrops (1968)


Owls in the Family (1961)
Pancakes-Paris (1947)
Peter Duck (1932)
The Phantom Tollbooth (1961)
The Picts and the Martyrs (1943)
Pigeon Post (1936)
Pinky Pye (1951)
Pippi Longstocking (1945)
Puck of Pook’s Hill (1906)
The Racketty-Packetty House (1906)
Rasmus and the Vagabond (1956)
The Robber Hotzenplotz (1962)


The Search for Delicious (1969)
The Secret Garden (1911)
Secret Water (1939)
Sigurd and His Brave Companions (1940)
Siri the Conquistador (1963)
Skating Shoes (1951)
Snow Treasure (1942)
The Spettecake Holiday (1958)
The Story of Rolf and the Viking Bow (1904)
Strawberry Girl (1945)
Swallowdale (1931)
Swallows and Amazons (1930)


Terrible, Horrible Edie (1960)
The Thirteen Clocks (1950)
The Thirteen Days of Christmas (1972)
The Trumpeter of Krakow (1928)
Twenty and Ten (1952)
The Twenty-One Balloons (1947)
Understood Betsy (1916)
We Didn’t Mean to Go to Sea (1937)
The Wheel on the School (1954)
The Wind in the Willows (1908)
The Winged Girl of Knossos (1933)
Winnie-the-Pooh (1926)
Winter Holiday (1933)
The Wonderful Farm (1951)

Ages 10 and up:

The Bronze Bow (1961)
The Call of the Wild (1903)
An Episode of Sparrows (1955)
The Ides of April (1974)
Smith (1932)
A Wrinkle in Time (1962)