10 Children’s Books You Should Read As An Adult

4. Where The Sidewalk Ends

Image via Flickr

Image via Flickr

Dear Mr. Silverstein, my childhood would have been vastly different had you not blessed the world with your words and drawings. Rest in peace.
Seriously though, all of Shel Silverstein’s books are golden. He has such a gift for taking apart the world and repackaging it in such a way that is, admittedly, a little strange, yet simple to understand. For a list of the most treasured Shel Silverstein quotes, check out this article!

5. The Little Engine That Could

Image via Flickr

Image via Flickr

This is one of those books that you just know is going to stick with you for the rest of your life. I can’t even begin to count how many times my mom quoted, “I think I can, I think I can,” when I was complaining about how I will never be able to finish this homework, or memorize that piano piece in time for the recital. Annoying? Yes. Effective? Absolutely.

Proper BCS greatergood_ctg_abovevideo

Hailing from the great state of Iowa, Jess currently lives on the eastside of Seattle where she loves to write, crochet, upcycle, redecorate her tiny apartment and play with her cat. Oh, and her husband lives there too.
Proper greatergood_ctg_belowcontent