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Children's Picture Books
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Pub Date
1
The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Author, Katz Cowley, Illustrator
Scholastic Paperbacks, $7.99 (24)
978-0-545-26124-1
LAST WEEK: 2
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: May 2010
UNITS SOLD: 49,267
YTD: 464,911
May
2010
2
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Author, A. G. Ford, Illustrator
Chronicle Books, $16.99 (40)
978-1-4521-3911-1
LAST WEEK: 17
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Oct 2018
UNITS SOLD: 9,878
YTD: 32,980
Oct
2018
3
First 100 Words
Roger Priddy
Priddy Books, $5.99 (24)
978-0-312-51078-7
LAST WEEK: 11
WEEKS ON LIST: 195
PUB DATE: May 2011
UNITS SOLD: 9,486
YTD: 347,280
May
2011
4
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Children's Books, $15.00 (64)
978-0-394-80079-0
LAST WEEK: 53
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Oct 1957
UNITS SOLD: 8,697
YTD: 31,265
Oct
1957
5
Wendi J. Silvano, Author, Lee Harper, Illustrator , illus. by Lee Harper.
Marshall Cavendish, $15.99 (0p)
978-0-7614-5529-5
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Oct 2009
UNITS SOLD: 8,654
YTD: 12,667
Oct
2009
6
The Berenstain Bears and the Joy of Giving
Jan & Mike Berenstain, Author
Zonderkidz, $3.99 (32)
978-0-310-71255-8
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2010
UNITS SOLD: 8,031
YTD: 13,210
Sep
2010
7
Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $8.99 (34)
978-0-694-00361-7
LAST WEEK: 14
WEEKS ON LIST: 931
PUB DATE: Oct 1991
UNITS SOLD: 7,857
YTD: 322,599
Oct
1991
8
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
Harcourt Brace and Company, $14.99 (24)
978-0-544-32041-3
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2014
UNITS SOLD: 7,846
YTD: 23,066
Sep
2014
9
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Author
Philomel , $10.99
978-0-399-22690-8
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 866
PUB DATE: Mar 1994
UNITS SOLD: 7,696
YTD: 321,244
Mar
1994
10
Giles Andreae, Author, Guy Parker-Rees, Illustrator
Cartwheel, $6.99 (32)
978-0-545-39255-6
LAST WEEK: 20
WEEKS ON LIST: 151
PUB DATE: Mar 2012
UNITS SOLD: 6,943
YTD: 248,495
Mar
2012
11
Dr. Seuss's ABC
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House, $4.99 (24)
978-0-679-88281-7
LAST WEEK: 22
WEEKS ON LIST: 423
PUB DATE: Nov 1996
UNITS SOLD: 6,498
YTD: 280,725
Nov
1996
12
James Dean, Author, James Dean, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $12.99 (48)
978-0-06-267527-9
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2018
UNITS SOLD: 6,260
YTD: 12,838
Sep
2018
13
Pete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving
James Dean, Author, James Dean, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $6.99 (16)
978-0-06-219869-3
LAST WEEK: 37
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Oct 2013
UNITS SOLD: 6,222
YTD: 19,288
Oct
2013
14
Love You Forever
Robert N. Munsch, Author, Sheila McGraw, Illustrator
Firefly , $5.95 (32)
978-0-920668-37-5
LAST WEEK: 26
WEEKS ON LIST: 199
PUB DATE: Sep 1995
UNITS SOLD: 6,197
YTD: 277,913
Sep
1995
15
Emily Winfield Martin, Author
Random House , $17.99 (36)
978-0-385-37671-6
LAST WEEK: 31
WEEKS ON LIST: 10
PUB DATE: Aug 2015
UNITS SOLD: 5,988
YTD: 178,830
Aug
2015
16
The Pout-Pout Fish
Deborah Diesen, Author, Dan Hanna, Illustrator
Farrar Straus Giroux, $7.99 (36)
978-0-374-36097-9
LAST WEEK: 24
WEEKS ON LIST: 79
PUB DATE: Aug 2013
UNITS SOLD: 5,866
YTD: 188,920
Aug
2013
17
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: 27
WEEKS ON LIST: 184
PUB DATE: Aug 2012
UNITS SOLD: 5,588
YTD: 177,910
Aug
2012
18
Little Blue Truck
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
HMH, $7.99 (30)
978-0-544-56803-7
LAST WEEK: 29
WEEKS ON LIST: 168
PUB DATE: Jul 2015
UNITS SOLD: 5,565
YTD: 203,285
Jul
2015
19
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Grow Your Heart Edition
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Books for Young Readers, $19.99 (64)
978-1-5247-1461-1
LAST WEEK: 55
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2017
UNITS SOLD: 5,562
YTD: 14,093
Sep
2017
20
Polar Express 30th Anniversary Edition
Chris Van Allsburg, Author
Harcourt Brace and Company, $19.99 (32)
978-0-544-58014-5
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2015
UNITS SOLD: 5,340
YTD: 22,350
Sep
2015
21
I Am Max
Astrid Holm, Author
Random House Books for Young Readers, $7.99 (26)
978-1-5247-1801-5
LAST WEEK: 75
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Oct 2018
UNITS SOLD: 5,279
YTD: 10,989
Oct
2018
22
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: 49
WEEKS ON LIST: 926
PUB DATE: Sep 1996
UNITS SOLD: 5,164
YTD: 222,977
Sep
1996
23
Julia Donaldson, Author, Axel Scheffler, Illustrator
Puffin Books, $6.99 (32)
978-0-14-250112-2
LAST WEEK: 4
WEEKS ON LIST: 10
PUB DATE: Aug 2003
UNITS SOLD: 5,098
YTD: 127,297
Aug
2003
24
How to Catch a Turkey
Adam Wallace, Author, Andy Elkerton, Illustrator
Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, $10.99 (40)
978-1-4926-6435-2
LAST WEEK: 42
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2018
UNITS SOLD: 5,029
YTD: 16,832
Sep
2018
25
Llama Llama Gives Thanks
Anna Dewdney, Author
Viking Books for Young Readers, $5.99 (14)
978-1-101-99715-4
LAST WEEK: 43
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Aug 2017
UNITS SOLD: 4,984
YTD: 20,966
Aug
2017

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

This week marks the first time that NPD has generated unit sales through its DecisionKey platform. Since BookScan was acquired by NPD from Nielsen in January 2017, NDP has been migrating the data from Nielsen. With the migration completed, slight differences in the processes and methodologies of the two companies have led to minor variances for the overall market (less than 1%), although the differences may be slightly larger for specific ISBNs.
NPD BookScan, data for the five-week period ended 11/03/2018.
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