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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 29 3
Julia Donaldson, Author, Axel Scheffler, Illustrator
Puffin Books, $6.99 (32)
978-0-14-250112-2
LAST WEEK: 29
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Aug 2003
UNITS SOLD: 14,653
YTD: 43,705
Aug
2003
14,653
43,705
2 7 3
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
HMH, $12.99 (16)
978-0-544-77253-3
LAST WEEK: 7
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Jul 2016
UNITS SOLD: 12,467
YTD: 40,842
Jul
2016
12,467
40,842
3 6 963
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Author
Philomel , $10.99
978-0-399-22690-8
LAST WEEK: 6
WEEKS ON LIST: 963
PUB DATE: Mar 1994
UNITS SOLD: 11,464
YTD: 411,480
Mar
1994
11,464
411,480
4 8 3
You're My Little Pumpkin Pie
Natalie Marshal, Illustrator
Silver Dolphin Books, $8.99 (18)
978-1-68412-434-3
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Jul 2018
UNITS SOLD: 10,433
YTD: 35,529
Jul
2018
10,433
35,529
5 17 3
Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete
James Dean, Author, James Dean, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $6.99 (16)
978-0-06-219870-9
LAST WEEK: 17
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Jul 2017
UNITS SOLD: 9,858
YTD: 26,625
Jul
2017
9,858
26,625
6 9 1,023
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: 9
WEEKS ON LIST: 1,023
PUB DATE: Sep 1996
UNITS SOLD: 8,966
YTD: 303,034
Sep
1996
8,966
303,034
7 14 23
Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $8.99 (34)
978-0-694-00361-7
LAST WEEK: 14
WEEKS ON LIST: 23
PUB DATE: Oct 1991
UNITS SOLD: 8,861
YTD: 254,249
Oct
1991
8,861
254,249
8 21 24
First 100 Words
Roger Priddy
Priddy Books, $5.99 (24)
978-0-312-51078-7
LAST WEEK: 21
WEEKS ON LIST: 24
PUB DATE: May 2011
UNITS SOLD: 8,640
YTD: 220,645
May
2011
8,640
220,645
9 13 279
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: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 279
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 8,504
YTD: 277,026
Aug
2012
8,504
277,026
10 12 6
LeBron James, Author, Nina Mata, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $19.99 (40)
978-0-06-297106-7
LAST WEEK: 12
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Aug 2020
UNITS SOLD: 8,243
YTD: 67,712
Aug
2020
8,243
67,712
11 20 59
Ann Whitford Paul, Author, David Walker, Illustrator
Farrar Straus Giroux, $7.99 (34)
978-0-374-30021-0
LAST WEEK: 20
WEEKS ON LIST: 59
PUB DATE: Jun 2014
UNITS SOLD: 8,069
YTD: 303,180
Jun
2014
8,069
303,180
12 16 19
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: 16
WEEKS ON LIST: 19
PUB DATE: Mar 2015
UNITS SOLD: 7,989
YTD: 223,112
Mar
2015
7,989
223,112
13 19 103
The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Author, Katz Cowley, Illustrator
Scholastic Paperbacks, $7.99 (24)
978-0-545-26124-1
LAST WEEK: 19
WEEKS ON LIST: 103
PUB DATE: May 2010
UNITS SOLD: 7,304
YTD: 249,232
May
2010
7,304
249,232
14 18 247
Giles Andreae, Author, Guy Parker-Rees, Illustrator
Cartwheel, $6.99 (32)
978-0-545-39255-6
LAST WEEK: 18
WEEKS ON LIST: 247
PUB DATE: Mar 2012
UNITS SOLD: 7,126
YTD: 255,949
Mar
2012
7,126
255,949
15 53 2
Julia Donaldson, Author, Axel Sheffler, Illustrator
Dial Books, $6.99
978-0-8037-3841-6
LAST WEEK: 53
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 6,980
YTD: 22,683
Aug
2012
6,980
22,683
16 49 2
Aaron Reynolds, Author, Peter Brown, Illustrator
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, $17.99 (48)
978-1-4424-0298-0
LAST WEEK: 49
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Aug 2017
UNITS SOLD: 6,936
YTD: 23,635
Aug
2017
6,936
23,635
17 25 3
How to Catch a Monster
Adam Wallace, Author, Andy Elkerton, Illustrator
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $10.99 (40)
978-1-4926-4894-9
LAST WEEK: 25
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2017
UNITS SOLD: 6,631
YTD: 27,728
Sep
2017
6,631
27,728
18 28 35
Love You Forever
Robert N. Munsch, Author, Sheila McGraw, Illustrator
Firefly , $5.95 (32)
978-0-920668-37-5
LAST WEEK: 28
WEEKS ON LIST: 35
PUB DATE: Sep 1995
UNITS SOLD: 6,103
YTD: 217,404
Sep
1995
6,103
217,404
19 - 1
The Spooky Wheels on the Bus
J Elizabeth Mills, Author, Ben Mantle, Illustrator
Cartwheel Books, $3.99 (22)
978-0-545-17480-0
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Jul 2010
UNITS SOLD: 6,035
YTD: 14,591
Jul
2010
6,035
14,591
20 27 24
Where the Wild Things Are
Maurice Sendak, Author, Maurice Sendak, Illustrator
HarperTrophy, $8.95 (48)
978-0-06-443178-1
LAST WEEK: 27
WEEKS ON LIST: 24
PUB DATE: Dec 2012
UNITS SOLD: 5,902
YTD: 160,251
Dec
2012
5,902
160,251
21 35 2
Alyssa Satin Capucilli, Author, Pat Schories, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $4.99 (16p)
978-0-06-009466-9
LAST WEEK: 35
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Jul 2004
UNITS SOLD: 5,842
YTD: 16,341
Jul
2004
5,842
16,341
22 32 3
Boo
Rosa Vonfeder, Author, Gaby Zermeño, Illustrator, Cottage Door Press, Editor
Cottage Door Press, $8.99 (12)
978-1-68052-189-4
LAST WEEK: 32
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Jun 2017
UNITS SOLD: 5,708
YTD: 18,581
Jun
2017
5,708
18,581
23 69 2
Spooky Pookie
Sandra Boynton, Author, Sandra Boynton, Illustrator
Little Simon, $5.99 (18)
978-1-4814-9767-1
LAST WEEK: 69
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Jul 2017
UNITS SOLD: 5,612
YTD: 15,246
Jul
2017
5,612
15,246
24 52 26
How to Catch a Unicorn
Adam Wallace, Author, Andy Elkerton, Illustrator
Sourcebooks Wonderland, $10.99 (40)
978-1-4926-6973-9
LAST WEEK: 52
WEEKS ON LIST: 26
PUB DATE: Mar 2019
UNITS SOLD: 5,230
YTD: 164,270
Mar
2019
5,230
164,270
25 80 2
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: 80
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Jul 2019
UNITS SOLD: 5,180
YTD: 13,557
Jul
2019
5,180
13,557

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