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Children's Picture Books
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Rank Last Week Weeks on List Bibliographical Information
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Pub Date Units
2020 YTD
1 3 7
Julia Donaldson, Author, Axel Scheffler, Illustrator
Puffin Books, $6.99 (32)
978-0-14-250112-2
LAST WEEK: 3
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Aug 2003
UNITS SOLD: 31,158
YTD: 131,450
Aug
2003
31,158
131,450
2 4 7
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
HMH, $12.99 (16)
978-0-544-77253-3
LAST WEEK: 4
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Jul 2016
UNITS SOLD: 19,235
YTD: 108,740
Jul
2016
19,235
108,740
3 7 7
Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete
James Dean, Author, James Dean, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $6.99 (16)
978-0-06-219870-9
LAST WEEK: 7
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Jul 2017
UNITS SOLD: 17,437
YTD: 83,348
Jul
2017
17,437
83,348
4 17 63
Ann Whitford Paul, Author, David Walker, Illustrator
Farrar Straus Giroux, $7.99 (34)
978-0-374-30021-0
LAST WEEK: 17
WEEKS ON LIST: 63
PUB DATE: Jun 2014
UNITS SOLD: 16,098
YTD: 343,318
Jun
2014
16,098
343,318
5 13 6
Julia Donaldson, Author, Axel Sheffler, Illustrator
Dial Books, $6.99
978-0-8037-3841-6
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 15,755
YTD: 66,248
Aug
2012
15,755
66,248
6 9 6
Linda Williams, Author, Eileen Spinelli, Author, Megan Lloyd, Illustrator
HarperTrophy, $6.99 (32p)
978-0-06-443183-5
LAST WEEK: 9
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Jul 2019
UNITS SOLD: 14,721
YTD: 58,428
Jul
2019
14,721
58,428
7 10 7
You're My Little Pumpkin Pie
Natalie Marshal, Illustrator
Silver Dolphin Books, $8.99 (18)
978-1-68412-434-3
LAST WEEK: 10
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Jul 2018
UNITS SOLD: 13,241
YTD: 88,195
Jul
2018
13,241
88,195
8 5 6
Spooky Pookie
Sandra Boynton, Author, Sandra Boynton, Illustrator
Little Simon, $5.99 (18)
978-1-4814-9767-1
LAST WEEK: 5
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Jul 2017
UNITS SOLD: 13,040
YTD: 64,453
Jul
2017
13,040
64,453
9 21 23
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: 21
WEEKS ON LIST: 23
PUB DATE: Mar 2015
UNITS SOLD: 12,822
YTD: 258,898
Mar
2015
12,822
258,898
10 20 1,027
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: 20
WEEKS ON LIST: 1,027
PUB DATE: Sep 1996
UNITS SOLD: 11,332
YTD: 338,988
Sep
1996
11,332
338,988
11 15 967
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Author
Philomel , $10.99
978-0-399-22690-8
LAST WEEK: 15
WEEKS ON LIST: 967
PUB DATE: Mar 1994
UNITS SOLD: 10,984
YTD: 450,789
Mar
1994
10,984
450,789
12 16 7
Boo
Rosa Vonfeder, Author, Gaby Zermeño, Illustrator, Cottage Door Press, Editor
Cottage Door Press, $8.99 (12)
978-1-68052-189-4
LAST WEEK: 16
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Jun 2017
UNITS SOLD: 10,892
YTD: 51,279
Jun
2017
10,892
51,279
13 14 6
It's Pumpkin Day, Mouse!
Laura Joffe Numeroff, Author, Felicia Bond, Illustrator
Balzer & Bray/Harperteen, $6.99 (24)
978-0-694-01429-3
LAST WEEK: 14
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Jul 2019
UNITS SOLD: 9,973
YTD: 47,350
Jul
2019
9,973
47,350
14 6 3
Robb Pearlman, Author, Melanie Demmer, Illustrator
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (40)
978-0-316-42838-5
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2020
UNITS SOLD: 9,363
YTD: 54,259
Sep
2020
9,363
54,259
15 26 283
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: 26
WEEKS ON LIST: 283
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 9,124
YTD: 307,404
Aug
2012
9,124
307,404
16 38 6
Aaron Reynolds, Author, Peter Brown, Illustrator
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (48)
978-1-4424-0298-0
LAST WEEK: 38
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Aug 2017
UNITS SOLD: 8,961
YTD: 56,513
Aug
2017
8,961
56,513
17 41 28
Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Author, Maurice Sendak, Illustrator
HarperTrophy, $8.95 (48)
978-0-06-443178-1
LAST WEEK: 41
WEEKS ON LIST: 28
PUB DATE: Dec 2012
UNITS SOLD: 8,817
YTD: 185,384
Dec
2012
8,817
185,384
18 42 30
How to Catch a Unicorn
Adam Wallace, Author, Andy Elkerton, Illustrator
Sourcebooks Wonderland, $10.99 (40)
978-1-4926-6973-9
LAST WEEK: 42
WEEKS ON LIST: 30
PUB DATE: Mar 2019
UNITS SOLD: 8,592
YTD: 188,370
Mar
2019
8,592
188,370
19 99 30
The Pout-Pout Fish
Deborah Diesen, Author, Dan Hanna, Illustrator
Farrar Straus Giroux, $7.99 (36)
978-0-374-36097-9
LAST WEEK: 99
WEEKS ON LIST: 30
PUB DATE: Aug 2013
UNITS SOLD: 8,409
YTD: 196,036
Aug
2013
8,409
196,036
20 - 1
Robert Clarke Sabuda, Author, Matthew Reinhart, Author, Robert Clarke Sabuda, Illustrator .
Candlewick, $27.99 (12p)
978-0-7636-2228-2
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Jul 2005
UNITS SOLD: 8,259
YTD: 21,328
Jul
2005
8,259
21,328
21 28 6
Goodnight Goon: A Petrifying Parody
Michael Rex, Author
Putnam Publishing Group, $6.99 (30)
978-0-399-26011-7
LAST WEEK: 28
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 8,214
YTD: 39,488
Aug
2012
8,214
39,488
22 40 107
The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Author, Katz Cowley, Illustrator
Scholastic Paperbacks, $7.99 (24)
978-0-545-26124-1
LAST WEEK: 40
WEEKS ON LIST: 107
PUB DATE: May 2010
UNITS SOLD: 8,006
YTD: 275,801
May
2010
8,006
275,801
23 25 27
Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $8.99 (34)
978-0-694-00361-7
LAST WEEK: 25
WEEKS ON LIST: 27
PUB DATE: Oct 1991
UNITS SOLD: 7,465
YTD: 285,319
Oct
1991
7,465
285,319
24 50 251
Giles Andreae, Author, Guy Parker-Rees, Illustrator
Cartwheel, $6.99 (32)
978-0-545-39255-6
LAST WEEK: 50
WEEKS ON LIST: 251
PUB DATE: Mar 2012
UNITS SOLD: 7,332
YTD: 280,622
Mar
2012
7,332
280,622
25 30 5
It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Charles M Schulz, Author, Kara McMahon, Adapted by, Scott Jeralds, Illustrator
Simon Spotlight, $7.99 (32)
978-1-4814-3585-7
LAST WEEK: 30
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Jul 2015
UNITS SOLD: 7,305
YTD: 33,692
Jul
2015
7,305
33,692

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Information supplied by NPD BookScan. Copyright © 2017 The NPD Group. All rights reserved.

Note: Some print unit sales volume for this week (w/e 10-17-20) was estimated due to late retailer feeds.
NPD BookScan, week 42 of 2020 data through 10/17/2020; PW Issue of October 26, 2020
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