Picture Books

1 The Night Before Christmas Pop-Up. Clement C. Moore, illus. by Robert Sabuda. Little Simon, $24.95 ISBN 0-689-83899-9
2 I'm Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self-Esteem. Jamie Lee Curtis, illus. by Laura Cornell. HarperCollins/Cotler, $15.99 ISBN 0-06-028761-6
3 Eloise Takes a Bawth. Kay Thompson with Mart Crowley, illus. by Hilary Knight. Simon & Schuster, $17.95 ISBN 0-689-84288-0
4 Stranger in the Woods. Carl R. Sams II, photos by Jean Stoick. Sams, $19.95 ISBN 0-96717-4805
5 Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? Jan Brett. Putnam, $16.99 ISBN 0-399-23873-5
6 The Night Before Christmas. Clement C. Moore, illus. by Mary Engelbreit. HarperCollins, $16.99 ISBN 0-06-008160-0
7 Philadelphia Chickens. Sandra Boynton. Workman, $16.95 0-7611-2636-8
8 If You Take a Mouse to School. Laura Joffe Numeroff, illus. by Felicia Bond. HarperCollins/Geringer, $15.99 ISBN 0-06-028328-9
9 Zathura. Chris Van Allsburg. Houghton Mifflin, $18 ISBN 0-618-25396-3
10 Walter the Farting Dog. William Kotzwinkle and Glenn Murray, illus. by Audrey Colman. North Atlantic Books (PGW, dist.), $15.95 ISBN 1-58394-053-7


1 The Thief Lord. Cornelia Funke, trans. by Oliver Latsch. Scholastic/Chicken House, $16.95 ISBN 0-439-40437-1
2 Hoot. Carl Hiaasen. Knopf, $15.95 ISBN 0-375-82181-3
3 Artemis Fowl. Eoin Colfer. Miramax/Hyperion, paper $6.99 ISBN 0-7868-1707-0
4 Summerland. Michael Chabon. Miramax/Hyperion, $22.95 ISBN 0-7868-0877-2
5 Double Fudge. Judy Blume. Dutton, $15.99 ISBN 0-525-46926-5
6 Triss. Brian Jacques. Philomel, $23.99 ISBN 0-399-23723-2
7 Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident. Eoin Colfer. Miramax/Hyperion, $16.95ISBN 0-7868-0855-1
8 Tuck Everlasting. Natalie Babbitt. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, paper $5.95 ISBN 0-374-48013-3
9 Stargirl. Jerry Spinelli. Knopf, paper $8.95 ISBN 0-375-82233-X
10 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Ann Brashares. Delacorte, $14.95 ISBN 0-385-72933-2

Series and Tie-ins

1 A Series of Unfortunate Events. Lemony Snicket. HarperTrophy
2 Harry Potter. J.K. Rowling. Scholastic/Levine
3 Junie B. Jones. Barbara Park, illus. by Denise Brunkus. Random House
4 Magic Tree House. Mary Pope Osborne, illus. by Sal Murdocca. Random House
5 Dora the Explorer. Simon Spotlight
6 Mary-Kate and Ashley. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. HarperEntertainment
7 Kaya. Janet Shaw. Pleasant Company
8 Captain Underpants. Dav Pilkey. Scholastic/Blue Sky
9 Bob the Builder. Simon Spotlight
10 SpongeBob SquarePants. Simon Spotlight and Golden