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Children's Picture Books
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Pub Date Units
2017 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: 39,228
2012 YTD: 262,565
Jan
1990
39,228
262,565
2 3 2
Adam Rubin, Author, Daniel Salmieri, Illustrator
Dial Books, $18.99 (48)
978-0-525-42888-6
LAST WEEK: 3
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2017
UNITS SOLD: 10,143
2012 YTD: 28,961
May
2017
10,143
28,961
3 6 853
Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $8.99 (34)
978-0-694-00361-7
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 853
PUB DATE: Oct 1991
UNITS SOLD: 7,920
2012 YTD: 149,911
Oct
1991
7,920
149,911
4 37 3
I Love Mom with the Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Illustrator
Grosset & Dunlap, $8.99 (32)
978-0-451-53346-3
LAST WEEK: 37
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Mar 2017
UNITS SOLD: 7,742
2012 YTD: 24,249
Mar
2017
7,742
24,249
5 8 121
Love You Forever
Robert N. Munsch, Author, Sheila McGraw, Illustrator
Firefly Books, $5.95 (32)
978-0-920668-37-5
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 121
PUB DATE: Sep 1995
UNITS SOLD: 7,509
2012 YTD: 124,118
Sep
1995
7,509
124,118
6 10 117
First 100 Words
Priddy Books, Manufactured by
Priddy Books, $5.99 (24)
978-0-312-51078-7
LAST WEEK: 10
WEEKS ON LIST: 117
PUB DATE: May 2011
UNITS SOLD: 6,659
2012 YTD: 150,448
May
2011
6,659
150,448
7 12 788
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Author
Philomel Books, $10.99
978-0-399-22690-8
LAST WEEK: 12
WEEKS ON LIST: 788
PUB DATE: Mar 1994
UNITS SOLD: 6,351
2012 YTD: 114,746
Mar
1994
6,351
114,746
8 18 4
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: 18
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Jan 2015
UNITS SOLD: 6,347
2012 YTD: 58,200
Jan
2015
6,347
58,200
9 19 18
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: 19
WEEKS ON LIST: 18
PUB DATE: Sep 1998
UNITS SOLD: 5,697
2012 YTD: 111,271
Sep
1998
5,697
111,271
10 25 4
The Night Before Kindergarten
Natasha Wing, Author, Grosset & Dunlap, Author, Julie Durrell, Illustrator, Natasha Wing, Illustrator
Grosset & Dunlap,
978-0-448-42500-9
LAST WEEK: 25
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Jul 2001
UNITS SOLD: 5,547
2012 YTD: 31,425
Jul
2001
5,547
31,425
11 15 34
Emily Martin, Author, Emily Winfield Martin, Author
Random House Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (36)
978-0-385-37671-6
LAST WEEK: 15
WEEKS ON LIST: 34
PUB DATE: Aug 2015
UNITS SOLD: 5,385
2012 YTD: 95,755
Aug
2015
5,385
95,755
12 16 107
The Going to Bed Book
Sandra Boynton, Author, Sandra Boynton, Illustrator
Little Simon, $5.99 (14)
978-0-671-44902-5
LAST WEEK: 16
WEEKS ON LIST: 107
PUB DATE: Nov 1982
UNITS SOLD: 5,302
2012 YTD: 108,610
Nov
1982
5,302
108,610
13 21 848
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: 21
WEEKS ON LIST: 848
PUB DATE: Sep 1996
UNITS SOLD: 5,201
2012 YTD: 106,253
Sep
1996
5,201
106,253
14 14 74
Giles Andreae, Author, Guy Parker-Rees, Illustrator
Cartwheel Books, $6.99 (32)
978-0-545-39255-6
LAST WEEK: 14
WEEKS ON LIST: 74
PUB DATE: Mar 2012
UNITS SOLD: 5,188
2012 YTD: 116,842
Mar
2012
5,188
116,842
15 33 4
Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Author, Tom Lichtenheld, Illustrator
Chronicle Books, $14.99 (40)
978-1-4521-2699-9
LAST WEEK: 33
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Mar 2015
UNITS SOLD: 5,064
2012 YTD: 50,130
Mar
2015
5,064
50,130
16 22 20
Adam Rubin, Author
Dial Books, (40)
978-0-8037-3680-1
LAST WEEK: 22
WEEKS ON LIST: 20
PUB DATE: Jun 2012
UNITS SOLD: 5,054
2012 YTD: 69,192
Jun
2012
5,054
69,192
17 23 91
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: 23
WEEKS ON LIST: 91
PUB DATE: Jul 2015
UNITS SOLD: 4,684
2012 YTD: 91,796
Jul
2015
4,684
91,796
18 26 10
Shel Silverstein, Author
HarperCollins Publishers, $16.99 (64p)
978-0-06-025665-4
LAST WEEK: 26
WEEKS ON LIST: 10
PUB DATE: Feb 2014
UNITS SOLD: 4,527
2012 YTD: 70,040
Feb
2014
4,527
70,040
19 98 2
Jean Reagan, Author
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, $16.99 (32)
978-0-385-75384-5
LAST WEEK: 98
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Mar 2014
UNITS SOLD: 4,375
2012 YTD: 27,642
Mar
2014
4,375
27,642
20 - 1
Pete the Cat and the Cool Cat Boogie
James Dean, Author, James Dean, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $17.99 (40)
978-0-06-240434-3
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: May 2017
UNITS SOLD: 4,161
2012 YTD: 4,220
May
2017
4,161
4,220
21 36 79
Green Eggs and Ham
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Children's Books, $8.99 (72)
978-0-394-80016-5
LAST WEEK: 36
WEEKS ON LIST: 79
PUB DATE: Aug 1960
UNITS SOLD: 4,083
2012 YTD: 221,021
Aug
1960
4,083
221,021
22 35 10
Drew Daywalt, Author, Oliver Jeffers, Illustrator
Philomel Books, $17.99 (40)
978-0-399-25537-3
LAST WEEK: 35
WEEKS ON LIST: 10
PUB DATE: Jun 2013
UNITS SOLD: 3,963
2012 YTD: 64,443
Jun
2013
3,963
64,443
23 30 345
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: 345
PUB DATE: Nov 1996
UNITS SOLD: 3,908
2012 YTD: 130,785
Nov
1996
3,908
130,785
24 81 3
Grandma Wishes
Julia Lobo, Author
Cottage Door Press, $9.99 (20)
978-1-68052-008-8
LAST WEEK: 81
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Mar 2015
UNITS SOLD: 3,803
2012 YTD: 40,000
Mar
2015
3,803
40,000
25 38 18
Nancy Tillman, Author
Feiwel & Friends, $7.99 (28)
978-0-312-60155-3
LAST WEEK: 38
WEEKS ON LIST: 18
PUB DATE: Jan 2010
UNITS SOLD: 3,726
2012 YTD: 77,919
Jan
2010
3,726
77,919

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