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Books that are unforgettable
On the occasion of Children's Day this year, The Nation gathered information on the favourite books of people when they were young, through social media like Twitter, Facebook and Google Plus."Nick Kub Pim" is the favourite book of many people like @prajuk1980, @nuttaputch, and @Angtida. "When grandparents were young" is the favourite book of @doctorpisek, @boomy_NT, @pompoko35,
A Japanese children's novel "Totto-Chan" by Tetsuko Kuroyanagi was the favourite book of @kejuliso, @ptmkt, @pompoko35, @Aim_NT and @imboon.
@pompoko35 said "When grandparents were young" and "Totojung" were her favourite books when she was a child. "I loved to be in the library, love to read," said @pompoko35. Meanwhile, the famous Japanese cartoon classic "Doraemon" was the favourite book of many people when they were young, including @nuttaputch, @nares_bizweek, and @TonAwe.
"My Sweet - Orange Tree", written by Jose Mauro De Vasconcelos, is one of their favourite children's novels of many people such as @Angtida.
@imsakulsri liked the Sherlock Holmes novels when he was young.
"James & The Giant Peach" is a book that @AKunrojpanya was impressed with when she was young. @RimaT777 loves "Lo Bai Nee Ko Jorn Rob Krata Kub Moa Lek" (Lae Tonmai).
Chinese books were also the favourites of people like @KTBnetbank when they were young.
"You Kun Koong", a Thai children's novel, is the favourite book of @yokekung and @boomy_NT.
@dr_mana loved the "Little Prince", "Phra Apai Mani", "Butterfly and Flowers", "My Sweet - Orange Tree", and "Charlotte's Web".
@skumpol loved "Jonathan Livingston Seagull".
@ratanawut loved Samkok and Harry Potter.
@mementototem loved reading Japanese science cartoon books.
@oweera said that "Noom Nuk Boak Kun Sao Kee Bon" was the first Thai book that encouraged him to read a full prose book, instead of photo books.
@DaoAksorn loved Chaipluek Cartoon.
@Ajbomb loved the Pol Nikorn Kim Nguan series.
@suthisayachai loved "Tuaytoon".
@surapop loved a children's novel, "Emil and the Detectives", by German author Eric Castner.
Thai novel "Sheikh" written by Prabhassorn Sevikul is the favourite book of @samanahavemail and @maeyingzine.
"Charlotte's Web" was another favourite book of many people such as @KarmLtrumpet, @pompoko35, @ning_saisawan, @chaichan, @Angtida during their younger days.
"Manee, Mana", a book for students, was the favourite book of many people such as @gd_ab, @kafaak, and @nares_bizweek.
@ArthitOnline loved American author and professor of biochemistry at Boston University Isaac Asimov's science fiction "Foundation Stories".
@iwillmiss loved the epic fantasy novel by JRR Tolkien "The Lord of the Rings".
@daydev loved "Grimm"; @somchartlee loved "English is Fun" and "The Little Prince". A favourite book of @kengkie is "There's a Boy in the Girls' Bathroom" written by Louis Sacha.
Friends of us on Facebook also revealed the books they loved to read in their younger days. Nicha Nantasri, Chakard Chalayut and Nael Kung loved "The Little Prince" or "Le Petit Prince"; Nok narak Jang, Noel Kasem and Piyawan Anan loved "My Sweet - Orange Tree" and "Butterfly and Flowers"; Ponnana Blackcat loved "Time in the Bottle" by Prabhassorn Sevikul.
Pong Phanitchai, Luk Sua Mai Lek Kao, Nui Kanokwan Ratthanarak, Paul Ubol, Vatinee Boonpakorn loved "When grandparents were young".
Piyawan Anan and Worawisut Pinyoyang enjoyed "Totto-Chan".
"Nick Kub Pim": Vaji Raporn
"Samkok or Romance of the Three Kingdoms": Worawisut Pinyoyang,
"Little House on the Prairie" was named by Rungnapa Sukhmol, Weeraphan Tomeeboon, Nattee Boonsong and Piyawan Anan.
"Charlotte's Web" was the favourite of Nann Vongpuapan.
Orapin Jirawatanasiri said she loved "Momo". Ratty Naka loved "Robinson Crusoe".
Jakrapong Kongmalai loved "Thammada Ti Mai Thammada" stories by Robert Fulghum.
"Suan Sad" by Suwannee Sukhontha was Chutipa Kongsombut Baiyai's choice.