Picture Books

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#1 THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT

Drew Daywalt

Duncan's crayons are in revolt.

On the bestsellers list for 99 weeks


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#2 THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES

B J Novak

Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.

On the bestsellers list for 33 weeks


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#3 WAITING IS NOT EASY!

Mo Willems

Impatient Gerald has to wait for Piggie’s promised surprise.

On the bestsellers list for 24 weeks


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#4 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

Adam Rubin

What to serve your dragon-guests.

On the bestsellers list for 69 weeks


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#5 PRESS HERE

Hervé Tullet

A whimsical dance of color and motion, at the touch of a finger.

On the bestsellers list for 192 weeks

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#6 GOODNIGHT, GOODNIGHT, CONSTRUCTION SITE

Sherri Duskey Rinker and Tom Lichtenheld

As the sun sets, hard-working trucks get ready for bed.

On the bestsellers list for 189 weeks

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#7 THE ADVENTURES OF BEEKLE

Dan Santat

A heretofore imaginary friend sets off to find a real child.

On the bestsellers list for 12 weeks


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#8 PETE THE CAT'S GROOVY GUIDE TO LIFE

James Dean and Kimberly Dean

A blue cat weighs in on adages and inspirational insights.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#9 ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER

Andrea Beaty

A young inventor learns to fail better.

On the bestsellers list for 49 weeks


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#10 THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH!

Mo Willems

A filthy bird is persuaded to bathe.

On the bestsellers list for 43 weeks


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