Here's a children's book meme that Big A little a started, which is making the rounds. I answered it with favorites from my own childhood, so I'm changing the tenses. Grab it and meme away, if you would like.
What were your three favorite children's series?
1. The Hardy Boys
2. Encyclopedia Brown
Bonus: Curious George
What were your three favorite non-series children's books?
1. Misty of Chincoteague
Bonus: The Secret Garden, Little Women
What were your three favorite children's book characters?
2. Harriet the Spy
3. Misty, again. Neigh.
Bonus Round #1:
Q. Who wrote your least favorite childhood books?
A. Dr. Seuss
Bonus Round #2
Q. What was the saddest moment in your childhood reading?
A. When Beth dies in Little Women.
Bonus Round #3
Q. Which adult book scared the bejeezus out of you?
A. Sybil, by Flora Rheta Schreiber. And what little the book didn't scare out of me, the TV movie polished off.