7 of the most magical children’s book quotes

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  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    A lovely reminder of the effect that kindness can have!

    4.This beautiful life advice

    – ‘Peter Pan’ by J.M. Barrie

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    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

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    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

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    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!