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Children's Picture Books
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Pub Date Units
2021 YTD
1 - 1
Nikole Hannah-Jones, Author, Renée Watson, Author, Nikkolas Smith, Illustrator
Kokila, $18.99 (48)
978-0-593-30735-9
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Nov 2021
UNITS SOLD: 26,265
YTD: 26,265
Nov
2021
26,265
26,265
2 6 7
Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition
Chris Van Allsburg, Author
Harcourt Brace and Company, $19.99 (32)
978-0-544-58014-5
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Sep 2015
UNITS SOLD: 21,280
YTD: 94,253
Sep
2015
21,280
94,253
3 4 4
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
Harcourt Brace and Company, $14.99 (24)
978-0-544-32041-3
LAST WEEK: 4
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Sep 2014
UNITS SOLD: 21,094
YTD: 77,237
Sep
2014
21,094
77,237
4 9 3
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition [With Light Boy Doll]
Carol V Aebersold, Author
CCA,
978-0-9769907-0-3
LAST WEEK: 9
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 20,553
YTD: 43,719
Sep
2020
20,553
43,719
5 8 3
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Children's Books, $15.00 (64)
978-0-394-80079-0
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Oct 1957
UNITS SOLD: 19,866
YTD: 74,538
Oct
1957
19,866
74,538
6 12 2
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition [With Light Girl Doll]
Carol V Aebersold, Author, Chanda A Bell, Author, Coe Steinwart, Illustrator
Cca & B, $37.95
978-0-9843651-7-3
LAST WEEK: 12
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 19,284
YTD: 40,445
Sep
2020
19,284
40,445
7 3 1,024
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Author
Philomel , $10.99
978-0-399-22690-8
LAST WEEK: 3
WEEKS ON LIST: 1,024
PUB DATE: Mar 1994
UNITS SOLD: 18,003
YTD: 599,303
Mar
1994
18,003
599,303
8 10 80
I Love You to the Moon and Back
Amelia Hepworth, Author, Tim Warnes, Illustrator
Tiger Tales, $7.99 (30)
978-1-58925-551-7
LAST WEEK: 10
WEEKS ON LIST: 80
PUB DATE: Mar 2015
UNITS SOLD: 14,199
YTD: 512,311
Mar
2015
14,199
512,311
9 13 1,084
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Jr., Author, Eric Carle, Illustrator
Henry Holt, $7.95 (24)
978-0-8050-4790-5
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 1,084
PUB DATE: Sep 1996
UNITS SOLD: 12,960
YTD: 458,666
Sep
1996
12,960
458,666
10 - 1
Make Your Bed with Skipper the Seal
William H McRaven, Author, Howard McWilliam, Illustrator
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $18.99 (48)
978-0-316-59235-2
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Nov 2021
UNITS SOLD: 12,627
YTD: 12,627
Nov
2021
12,627
12,627
11 11 4
How to Catch a Turkey
Adam Wallace, Author, Andy Elkerton, Illustrator
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $10.99 (40)
978-1-4926-6435-2
LAST WEEK: 11
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Sep 2018
UNITS SOLD: 12,513
YTD: 58,737
Sep
2018
12,513
58,737
12 17 3
Aaron Slater, Illustrator
Andrea Beaty, Author, David Roberts, Illustrator
Abrams Books for Young Readers, $18.99 (40)
978-1-4197-5396-1
LAST WEEK: 17
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Nov 2021
UNITS SOLD: 12,434
YTD: 53,934
Nov
2021
12,434
53,934
13 15 3
The Smart Cookie
Jory John, Author, Pete Oswald, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $18.99 (40)
978-0-06-304540-8
LAST WEEK: 15
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Nov 2021
UNITS SOLD: 11,848
YTD: 50,118
Nov
2021
11,848
50,118
14 29 3
Adam Wallace, Author, Andy Elkerton, Illustrator
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $10.99 (32)
978-1-4926-4631-0
LAST WEEK: 29
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Oct 2016
UNITS SOLD: 11,798
YTD: 37,386
Oct
2016
11,798
37,386
15 41 2
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Author, A. G. Ford, Illustrator
Chronicle Books, $16.99 (40)
978-1-4521-3911-1
LAST WEEK: 41
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Oct 2018
UNITS SOLD: 11,764
YTD: 32,839
Oct
2018
11,764
32,839
16 19 120
Ann Whitford Paul, Author, David Walker, Illustrator
Farrar Straus Giroux, $7.99 (34)
978-0-374-30021-0
LAST WEEK: 19
WEEKS ON LIST: 120
PUB DATE: Jun 2014
UNITS SOLD: 11,656
YTD: 394,324
Jun
2014
11,656
394,324
17 20 341
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: 20
WEEKS ON LIST: 341
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 10,484
YTD: 367,624
Aug
2012
10,484
367,624
18 35 3
Clement Clarke Moore, Author, Christian Birmingham, Illustrator
Courage Books, $9.95 (46)
978-0-7624-2416-0
LAST WEEK: 35
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Aug 2005
UNITS SOLD: 10,361
YTD: 45,969
Aug
2005
10,361
45,969
19 40 3
Disney 5-Minute Christmas Stories
Disney Storybook Artists, Author
Disney Press, $12.99 (192)
978-1-4847-2741-6
LAST WEEK: 40
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2016
UNITS SOLD: 10,280
YTD: 29,431
Sep
2016
10,280
29,431
20 24 83
Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $8.99 (34)
978-0-694-00361-7
LAST WEEK: 24
WEEKS ON LIST: 83
PUB DATE: Oct 1991
UNITS SOLD: 10,056
YTD: 377,090
Oct
1991
10,056
377,090
21 - 1
Jan Brett, Author, Jan Brett, Illustrator
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, $18.99 (32)
978-0-593-10982-3
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Nov 2021
UNITS SOLD: 9,723
YTD: 9,723
Nov
2021
9,723
9,723
22 23 80
The Going to Bed Book
Sandra Boynton, Author, Sandra Boynton, Illustrator
Little Simon, $5.99 (14)
978-0-671-44902-5
LAST WEEK: 23
WEEKS ON LIST: 80
PUB DATE: Nov 1982
UNITS SOLD: 9,643
YTD: 287,132
Nov
1982
9,643
287,132
23 48 3
James Dean, Author, James Dean, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $12.99 (48)
978-0-06-267527-9
LAST WEEK: 48
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2018
UNITS SOLD: 9,378
YTD: 26,082
Sep
2018
9,378
26,082
24 31 84
First 100 Words
Roger Priddy
Priddy Books, $5.99 (24)
978-0-312-51078-7
LAST WEEK: 31
WEEKS ON LIST: 84
PUB DATE: May 2011
UNITS SOLD: 8,597
YTD: 282,864
May
2011
8,597
282,864
25 - 1
Little Red Sleigh
Erin Guendelsberger, Author
Sourcebooks Wonderland, $17.99 (32)
978-1-7282-2355-1
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2020
UNITS SOLD: 8,536
YTD: 19,552
Oct
2020
8,536
19,552

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