Are the books from your childhood packed in boxes in the basement? Old children's books can be valuable if they are the right edition in the right condition. And condition is so important when considering children's literature. Youngsters can love a book too much, reading it again and again, which results in extreme wear and tear. Crayon or pen markings, and torn or lost dust jackets all reduce the value of a book.

All the books below are classics and have been loved by generations of readers. Even Harry Potter is winning a new audience as its readers from the late 1990s become parents. ... ble-childrens-books.shtml