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16 Classic Children’s Books Retold For Adults

Courtesy of Keely Flaherty from Buzzfeed. For the bad kid inside all good adults. Enjoy!

1. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

World Publishing Company / Penguin Putnam / Eric Carle / Via purebebe.com

2. Frog and Toad Are Friends

Frog and Toad Are Friends

HarperCollins / Arnold Lobel / Via childrensbookalmanac.com

3. Corduroy


Viking Press / Don Freeman / Via poohsbrains.blogspot.com

4. Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harold and the Purple Crayon

Harper & Brothers / Crockett Johnson / Via blog.lookiobooks.com

5. The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree

Harper & Row / Shel Silverstein / Via washingtonpost.com

6. Winnie-the-Pooh


Methuen & Co. Ltd. / http://E.H. Shepard / Via quirkbooks.com

7. The Velveteen Rabbit

The Velveteen Rabbit

George H. Doran Company / William Nicholson / Via digital.library.upenn.edu

8. Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

Henry Holt and Co. /Bill Martin, Jr. / Eric Carle / Via rantsnrascals.com

9. Oh, The Places You’ll Go!

Oh, The Places You'll Go!

Random House / Dr. Seuss / Via imaginefunlearning.blogspot.com

10. Goodnight Moon

Goodnight Moon

Harper & Brothers / Clement Hurd / Via 100bookseverychildshouldreadbeforegrowingup.com

11. The Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish

North-South Books, Inc. / Marcus Pfister / Via neelysnews.wordpress.com

12. Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte's Web

Harper & Brothers / Garth Williams / Via prttyshttydesign.blogspot.com

13. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Random House Children’s Books / Dr. Seuss / Via delendaestcarthago.blogspot.com

14. Everyone Poops

Everyone Poops

Kane/Miller / Tarō Gomi / Via awkwardwednesday.blogspot.com

15. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Atheneum Books for Young Readers / Ray Cruz / Via lessonsfromthelamppost.blogspot.com

16. Where The Wild Things Are

Where The Wild Things Are

Harper & Row / Maurice Sendak / Via hopevabeach.org

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Terrifying Movie Adaptations of Children’s Books

What happens when you give creative adults who like horror too much time? You get Cracked Magazine’s terrifying spin on classic children’s tales. Thanks for the nightmares, guys. Images below are from http://www.cracked.com/photoplasty_387_23-terrifying-movie-adaptations-childrens-books_p23/


Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White


The Monster at the End of this Book by Jon Stone


The Little Engine that Could


Winnie the Pooh by A.A. Milne


Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin, Jr. and John Archambault


Everyone Poops by Taro Gomi


Freckle Juice by Judy Blume


Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls


Pat the Bunny by Dorothy Kunhardt


Where’s Waldo? by Martin Handford


Animorphs by K.A. Applegate


My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George


My Teacher is an Alien by Bruce Coville.


Are You My Mother? by P.D. Eastman


Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens


One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss


The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett


Clifford the Big Red Dog by Norman Bridwell


The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn


The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle


Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein