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Here Are Some Odd Facts About Pretty Much Every Children’s Book You’ve Ever Heard Of

If you thought your favorite children’s books were already interesting, then prepare to have your mind blown!

The lovely folks at Mental_floss put together this list of some of the most charming and obscure facts about children’s books and the authors who produced them. There are so many of our favorite childhood books that were included in this list, so we know that several of them are going to hit home for you too!

Prepare to be entertained as you check out the thoroughly intriguing, and oft-hilarious list in the video below. Then let us know in the comments if you know of any other funny, crazy, or unexpected facts we should know about any other favorite books from your childhood!

Side note: Do not be surprised if you find yourself wanting to re-read many of these favorites after you’re done watching! We sure did!

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Matthew M. Sullivan holds a bachelor's degree in creative writing from Grand Valley State University, with emphases in fiction and nonfiction. He lives smack-dab between some railroad tracks and Grand Rapids Michigan's third-busiest road, and spends his time studying film and literary fiction.