The Worst Canonical Children's Books and What to Replace Them With

The strangest books can become "classics," especially when you develop an affinity for them as children. I recently read The Pokey Little Puppy to my son and thought it was really, really dull and I don't think it will become a favorite in our house. And Love You Forever has always creeped me out, and I'm glad to see I'm not the only one.