Hidden beneath the colourful covers of children’s books are some of life’s greatest lessons from which we can all learn, and ironically, most of us only discover this after we are all grown up.

Here are some of our favourites:

Alice in Wonderland

Dumbledore

Roald Dahl

The Fairy Godmother

Dr Seuss

Goodnight Moon

Shel Silverstein

Margery Williams

Robert Munsch

Pooh

Peter Pan

Winnie the Pooh