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Katherine Paterson has taken us to Terabithia and back and in the process has become one of the most beloved children's authors of all time. Often asked which books she recommends, Katherine enlisted the help of her grandchildren to compile a wonderful list of books for kids of all ages. She also revealed the top five books she would take to a desert island.

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The Bunny PlanetThe Bunny Planet
By Rosemary Wells, published by Viking Juvenile

The Island of the SkogThe Island of the Skog
By Steven Kellogg, published by Picture Puffin books

A-Hunting We Will GoA-Hunting We Will Go
By Steven Kellogg, published by Morrow from HarperCollins Publishers

The Mysterious TadpoleThe Mysterious Tadpole
By Steven Kellogg, published by Penguin Group

Goodnight MoonGoodnight Moon
By Margaret Wise Brown, published by HarperCollins Publishers

The MittenThe Mitten
By Jan Brett, published by Penguin Group (USA)

The Little Polar BearThe Little Polar Bear
By Hans de Beer, published by North-South Books, Inc.

Mrs. Wishy WashyMrs. Wishy Washy
By Joy Cowley, published by Penguin Group (USA)

Mike Mulligan and his Steam ShovelMike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel
By Virginia Lee Burton, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The Blueberry Pie ElfThe Blueberry Pie Elf
By Nancy Thayer, published by Purple House Press

Owl BabiesOwl Babies
By Martin Waddell, published by Candlewick Press

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