From Roald Dahl to Lewis Carroll, Dr Seuss to J.K. Rowling, there is nothing quite like a good bedtime story – and not just because of the wonderful tales that they weave!
Whether you are after life advice, some moral support, or just a sweet sentiment to share, your children’s bookshelves are the perfect place to search for inspiration and find your new favourite quote.
Here are 7 of our favourite children’s book quotes, from stories old and new…
1. This absolute truth
‘Alice in Wonderland’ by Lewis Carroll
There’s nothing quite like being yourself – even if you are a bit bonkers! Quite right, Alice.
2. This valuable reminder
– ‘Oh, The Places You’ll Go’ by Dr Seuss
Dr Seuss’s message tells us that ambition and determination are the most important things – words to live by!
3. This moral lesson
– ‘The Twits’ by Roald Dahl
A lovely reminder of the effect that kindness can have!
4.This beautiful life advice
– ‘Peter Pan’ by J.M. Barrie
Children’s books are all about dreams coming true – but Peter Pan reminds us that you have to work for them too!
5. This magical mantra
– Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K Rowling
You can always rely on Albus Dumbledore to keep your spirits up in the darkest of times.
6. This important message
– The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkein
Well, we definitely value food, so we’re halfway there, right?
7. And this simplest, sweetest declaration of love
– Guess How Much I Love You by Sam McBratney
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A quote that absolutely every child should hear, over and over again.
What is your favourite quote from a classic children’s tale? Leave us a comment and let us know!