Each of these classic picture books will strike you either as delightful and heartwarming... or as annoying and creepy.† You be the judge!
illustrated by Shel Silverstein
The Giving Tree gives and gives... a selfish boy takes and takes.
by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram
The "Big" rabbit keeps one-upping the "little" rabbit on just how much they love one another.
by Robert Munsch, illustrated by Sheila McGraw
A creepy stalker mother overdoes it, especially when her son grows up.
by Marcus Pfister
If you're different and nobody likes you, be more like the crowd, so you can be accepted!
by Margaret Wise Brown, illustrated by Clement Hurd
The kid bunny can never get away from its overbearing, ever-present mother.
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About Karen Kennedy
Karen lives on Manhattan's Upper West Side with her husband and two sons. She's a lawyer by vocation, a reader by avocation and she's spent years finding the best children's books on various topics with the help of her sons and the New York Public Library.
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