“When John (Tolkien’s son) was 3 he got his first letter from Father Christmas. From 1920 until 1943 Tolkien wrote letters, as Father Christmas, to his children. They were accompagnied by lots of funny pictures.
Milly-Molly-Mandy Stories - loved these books when I was a kid. Can't wait for my girls to read them too. My daughter's called Milly so I had to explain about Molly Molly Mandy! A very foreign concept for her.
A luscious childhood: Beautiful books for children
Noddy is a character created by English children's author Enid Blyton, originally published between 1949 and Noddy is a little wooden boy who lives in his own little House-for-One in Toyland and has many "special" friends.
Little Old Mrs Pepperpot, by Alf Prøysen I loved these books as a child, and my kids loved them too. Pepperpot shrinks at the most inopportune times. Which leads to lots of adventures for the doll size woman.