favorite names from children's books

I think children’s literature is so special and the characters seem to stay with us for a lifetime.
Some of my favorites…

[name]Sophie[/name] (The BFG, [name]Roald[/name] Dahl)
[name]James[/name] ([name]James[/name] and the Giant Peach, [name]Roald[/name] Dahl)
[name]Matilda[/name] ([name]Roald[/name] Dahl)
[name]Charlotte[/name] ([name]Charlotte[/name]'s [name]Web[/name], E.B. White)
[name]Fern[/name] (same as above)
[name]Avery[/name] (same as above)
[name]Ramona[/name] ([name]Ramona[/name] [name]Quimby[/name], [name]Beverly[/name] [name]Cleary[/name])
[name]Henry[/name] ([name]Henry[/name] and Mudge, [name]Cynthia[/name] Rylant)
[name]Eloise[/name] ([name]Kay[/name] [name]Thompson[/name])
[name]Junie[/name] ([name]Junie[/name] B. [name]Jones[/name], [name]Barbra[/name] [name]Park[/name])
[name]Max[/name] (Where the [name]Wild[/name] Things Are, [name]Maurice[/name] Sendak)
[name]Madeline[/name] ([name]Ludwig[/name] Bemelmans)

[name]Add[/name] to the list!

[name]Henry[/name], [name]Jessie[/name], [name]Violet[/name], and [name]Bennie[/name] (The Boxcar Children by [name]Gertrude[/name] [name]Chandler[/name] [name]Warner[/name])

[name]Bert[/name], [name]Nan[/name], [name]Flossie[/name], [name]Freddie[/name] (The Bobbsey Twins by [name]Laura[/name] [name]Lee[/name] [name]Hope[/name])

[name]Nancy[/name] ([name]Nancy[/name] [name]Drew[/name] mysteries by [name]Carolyn[/name] [name]Keene[/name])

[name]Frank[/name] and [name]Joe[/name] (the [name]Hardy[/name] Boys mysteries by [name]Franklin[/name] W [name]Dixon[/name])

[name]Julian[/name], [name]Dick[/name], [name]Anne[/name], [name]George[/name] (a girl), and [name]Timmy[/name] (a dog) from the Famous Five books by [name]Enid[/name] Blyton

[name]Laura[/name], [name]Mary[/name], [name]Carrie[/name], and [name]Grace[/name]
[name]Charles[/name], [name]Caroline[/name] all from the [name]Little[/name] House on the [name]Prairie[/name] series by [name]Laura[/name] Ingalls [name]Wilder[/name]

[name]Viola[/name] from the Miss [name]Nelson[/name] books by [name]Harry[/name] [name]Allard[/name] and [name]James[/name] [name]Marshall[/name]

I agree with you regarding names from children’s books! Here are some that come to mind:

[name]Jack[/name] and [name]Annie[/name] (The [name]Magic[/name] Tree House series, by [name]Mary[/name] Pope [name]Osborne[/name])
[name]Alice[/name] ([name]Alice[/name] in Wonderland, by [name]Lewis[/name] [name]Carroll[/name])
[name]Junie[/name] (from the [name]Junie[/name] B. series, by [name]Barbara[/name] [name]Park[/name])

[name]Anne[/name] of [name]Green[/name] Gables
[name]Jo[/name] [name]March[/name] from [name]Little[/name] Women

[name]Meg[/name] ([name]Margaret[/name])
[name]Jo[/name] ([name]Josephine[/name])
[name]Beth[/name]
[name]Amy[/name]
“[name]Little[/name] Women”

[name]Anne[/name]
[name]Diana[/name]
[name]Gilbert[/name]
[name]Jem[/name]
[name]Walter[/name]
“[name]Anne[/name] of [name]Green[/name] Gables” Series

[name]Caddie[/name] ([name]Caroline[/name]) Woodlawn
with siblings:
[name]Warren[/name]
[name]Clara[/name]
[name]Henrietta[/name]

[name]Simon[/name]
[name]Jane[/name]
[name]Barney[/name]
[name]William[/name]
Merriman
“The Dark is Rising” Sequence

Salamanca
[name]Phoebe[/name]
“Walk two Moons”

[name]Noah[/name]
[name]Nadia[/name]
[name]Julian[/name]
[name]Ethan[/name]
“The View from [name]Saturday[/name]”