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15 classic children's books even adults love

By Real Simple Magazine
August 21, 2014 -- Updated 1819 GMT (0219 HKT)
"The Giving Tree," by Shel Silverstein. "As a child I loved the simple story and it has resonated with me more and more as an adult." — Samantha Sadler Layman "The Giving Tree," by Shel Silverstein. "As a child I loved the simple story and it has resonated with me more and more as an adult." — Samantha Sadler Layman
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15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
15 classic kids' books adults love
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(Real Simple) -- The most formative books may be those of your childhood: Dozens of Real Simple readers remember beloved children's books that turned them on to reading. They reveal why in their own words. For more classic children's books beloved by adults, visit Real Simple.

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