Charlotte's Web Tops Survey of Mom's Favorites

Posted on July 26, 2005

A recent survey asked 1,100 moms around the country to weigh in on their top 10 book choices for children. Most of the picks were children's classics. The classic Charlotte's Web took the top spot over Harry Potter, with another old favorite, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory coming in third.

  1. Charlotte's Web by E.B. White (67%)
  2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling (61%)
  3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (47%)
  4. Goosebumps by R.L. Stine (41%)
  5. Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (37%)
  6. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (36%)
  7. The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (33%)
  8. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien (32%)
  9. The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner (29%)
  10. Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume (29%)
The survey was conducted by Country Inns & Suites by Carlson to promote their Family BookBreak Package.

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