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Children's Picture Books
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Pub Date Units
2016 YTD
1 2 19
Oh, the Places You'll Go!
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Children's Books, $17.99 (56)
978-0-679-80527-4
LAST WEEK: 2
WEEKS ON LIST: 19
PUB DATE: Jan 1990
UNITS SOLD: 39,406
2012 YTD: 269,735
Jan
1990
39,406
269,735
2 - 1
Our Great Big Backyard
Laura Bush, Author, Jenna Bush Hager, Author, Jacqueline Rogers, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $18.99 (40)
978-0-06-246835-2
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: May 2016
UNITS SOLD: 14,461
2012 YTD: 14,807
May
2016
14,461
14,807
3 5 7
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author, Tom Lichtenheld, Illustrator
Chronicle Books, $14.99 (40)
978-1-4521-2699-9
LAST WEEK: 5
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Mar 2015
UNITS SOLD: 11,136
2012 YTD: 100,552
Mar
2015
11,136
100,552
4 13 6
Seuss-Isms! a Guide to Life for Those Just Starting Out...and Those Already on Their Way
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Books for Young Readers, $9.99 (64)
978-0-553-50841-3
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Jan 2015
UNITS SOLD: 9,078
2012 YTD: 78,604
Jan
2015
9,078
78,604
5 11 65
First 100 Words
Priddy Books, Manufactured by
Priddy Books, $5.99 (24)
978-0-312-51078-7
LAST WEEK: 11
WEEKS ON LIST: 65
PUB DATE: May 2011
UNITS SOLD: 8,501
2012 YTD: 207,331
May
2011
8,501
207,331
6 10 736
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Author
Philomel Books, $10.99
978-0-399-22690-8
LAST WEEK: 10
WEEKS ON LIST: 736
PUB DATE: Mar 1994
UNITS SOLD: 7,664
2012 YTD: 158,589
Mar
1994
7,664
158,589
7 9 69
Robert N. Munsch, Author, Sheila McGraw, Illustrator
Firefly Books, $5.95 (32)
978-0-920668-37-5
LAST WEEK: 9
WEEKS ON LIST: 69
PUB DATE: Sep 1995
UNITS SOLD: 7,424
2012 YTD: 140,225
Sep
1995
7,424
140,225
8 17 801
Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $8.99 (34)
978-0-694-00361-7
LAST WEEK: 17
WEEKS ON LIST: 801
PUB DATE: Oct 1991
UNITS SOLD: 7,185
2012 YTD: 139,730
Oct
1991
7,185
139,730
9 18 796
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Jr., Author, Guruge, Illustrator, Eric Carle, Illustrator
Henry Holt & Company, $7.95 (24)
978-0-8050-4790-5
LAST WEEK: 18
WEEKS ON LIST: 796
PUB DATE: Sep 1996
UNITS SOLD: 7,158
2012 YTD: 141,253
Sep
1996
7,158
141,253
10 8 14
Joyous Blooms to Color
Eleri Fowler, Author, Eleri Fowler, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $15.99 (96)
978-0-06-244380-9
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 14
PUB DATE: Feb 2016
UNITS SOLD: 6,261
2012 YTD: 152,279
Feb
2016
6,261
152,279
11 6 2
The Thank You Book
Mo Willems, Author, Mo Willems, Illustrator
Disney-Hyperion, $9.99 (64)
978-1-4231-7828-6
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2016
UNITS SOLD: 5,909
2012 YTD: 18,651
May
2016
5,909
18,651
12 24 19
Sam McBratney, Author, Anita Jeram, Illustrator
Candlewick Press (MA), $7.99 (24)
978-0-7636-4264-8
LAST WEEK: 24
WEEKS ON LIST: 19
PUB DATE: Oct 2008
UNITS SOLD: 5,380
2012 YTD: 114,141
Oct
2008
5,380
114,141
13 35 166
Nancy Tillman, Author
Feiwel & Friends, $7.99 (28)
978-0-312-60155-3
LAST WEEK: 35
WEEKS ON LIST: 166
PUB DATE: Jan 2010
UNITS SOLD: 5,209
2012 YTD: 102,746
Jan
2010
5,209
102,746
14 28 22
Giles Andreae, Author, Guy Parker-Rees, Illustrator
Cartwheel Books, $6.99 (32)
978-0-545-39255-6
LAST WEEK: 28
WEEKS ON LIST: 22
PUB DATE: Mar 2012
UNITS SOLD: 5,118
2012 YTD: 99,266
Mar
2012
5,118
99,266
15 26 40
Little Blue Truck Board Book
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
Harcourt Brace and Company, $7.99 (30)
978-0-544-56803-7
LAST WEEK: 26
WEEKS ON LIST: 40
PUB DATE: Jul 2015
UNITS SOLD: 5,098
2012 YTD: 119,676
Jul
2015
5,098
119,676
16 32 21
Emily Martin, Author, Emily Winfield Martin, Author
Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (36)
978-0-385-37671-6
LAST WEEK: 32
WEEKS ON LIST: 21
PUB DATE: Aug 2015
UNITS SOLD: 5,045
2012 YTD: 82,889
Aug
2015
5,045
82,889
17 31 7
Shel Silverstein, Author
HarperCollins Publishers, $16.99 (64p)
978-0-06-025665-4
LAST WEEK: 31
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Feb 2014
UNITS SOLD: 4,962
2012 YTD: 73,045
Feb
2014
4,962
73,045
18 30 294
Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!
Dr Seuss, Author, Corriher, Author
Random House Children's Books, $4.99 (24)
978-0-679-88281-7
LAST WEEK: 30
WEEKS ON LIST: 294
PUB DATE: Nov 1996
UNITS SOLD: 4,833
2012 YTD: 155,561
Nov
1996
4,833
155,561
19 43 56
The Going to Bed Book
Sandra Boynton, Author, Sandra Boynton, Illustrator
Little Simon, $5.99 (14)
978-0-671-44902-5
LAST WEEK: 43
WEEKS ON LIST: 56
PUB DATE: Nov 1982
UNITS SOLD: 4,727
2012 YTD: 98,928
Nov
1982
4,727
98,928
20 40 70
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Dr Seuss, Author, Ring, Author
Random House Children's Books, $8.99 (72)
978-0-394-80013-4
LAST WEEK: 40
WEEKS ON LIST: 70
PUB DATE: Mar 1960
UNITS SOLD: 4,210
2012 YTD: 177,441
Mar
1960
4,210
177,441
21 47 60
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Jr Bill Martin, Author, John Archambault, Author, Lois Ehlert, Illustrator
Little Simon, $7.99 (36)
978-1-4424-5070-7
LAST WEEK: 47
WEEKS ON LIST: 60
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 4,157
2012 YTD: 76,309
Aug
2012
4,157
76,309
22 34 29
Green Eggs and Ham
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Children's Books, $8.99 (72)
978-0-394-80016-5
LAST WEEK: 34
WEEKS ON LIST: 29
PUB DATE: Aug 1960
UNITS SOLD: 4,141
2012 YTD: 216,262
Aug
1960
4,141
216,262
23 37 17
Are You My Mother?
P D Eastman, Author, P D Eastman, Illustrator
Random House Books for Young Readers, $4.99 (24)
978-0-679-89047-8
LAST WEEK: 37
WEEKS ON LIST: 17
PUB DATE: Sep 1998
UNITS SOLD: 3,878
2012 YTD: 111,498
Sep
1998
3,878
111,498
24 49 64
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?: Dr. Seuss's Book of Wonderful Noises
Dr Seuss, Author, Maurice Dixon, Author
Random House Books for Young Readers, $4.99 (24)
978-0-679-88282-4
LAST WEEK: 49
WEEKS ON LIST: 64
PUB DATE: Nov 1996
UNITS SOLD: 3,769
2012 YTD: 126,345
Nov
1996
3,769
126,345
25 59 7
Jimmy Fallon, Author, Miguel Ordonez, Illustrator
Feiwel & Friends, $7.99 (32)
978-1-250-07181-1
LAST WEEK: 59
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Jun 2015
UNITS SOLD: 3,591
2012 YTD: 65,720
Jun
2015
3,591
65,720

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