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Here is some Children's literature:
Year Title Author
1865 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Lewis Carroll
1867 Through the Looking-Glass Lewis Carroll
1900 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz L. Frank Baum
1901 The Tale of Peter Rabbit Beatrix Potter
1926 Winnie the Pooh A.A. Milne
1930 Madeline Ludwig Bemelmans
1937 And to Think I Saw It on Mulberry Street Dr. Seuss (first book)
1942 Little Golden Book (series) various
1947 Goodnight Moon Margaret Wise Brown
1950 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis
1952 Charlotte's Web E.B. White
1957 The Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss
1957 A Bear Called Paddington Michael Bond
1961 James and the Giant Peach Roald Dahl
1963 Where the Wild Things Are Maurice Sendak

There is also some foreign Children's literature:

French Charles Perrault's  "Contes de ma mère l'oye" (1697).

German Grimm Brothers' "Fairy Tales" (1812-1815).

Danish Hans Christian Andersen with stories like e.g. "The Princess and the Pea" (1835), "The Emperor's New Clothes" (1837),  "The Ugly Duckling" (1843).

Illustration became more important like in German physician Heinrich Hoffmann's "Struwwelpeter" (1845).

Wilhelm Busch (1832-1908), German painter and poet, best known for his drawings (e.g. Max und Moritz), which were accompanied by wise, satiric rhymes. His Bilderbogen (pictorial broadsheets) can be considered precursors of the comic strip.

There are the Peanuts by Charles M. Schulz with Snoopy in roles like:

Joe Cool

WW I Flying Ace against the Red Baron

There is also the world created around The Simpsons by Matt Groening

You can see it in The Simpsons Archive, like:

Homer Simpson's 'annoyed grunt': D'oh!

Krusty the Klown

Itchy & Scratchy

Radioactive Man

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