Picture Books

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#1 LOVE FROM THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR

Eric Carle

A ravenous insect returns with its appetite intact.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#2 FINDING WINNIE

Lindsay Mattick

The origins of Pooh; the 2016 Caldecott recipient.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#3 THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT

Drew Daywalt

Problems arise when Duncan’s crayons revolt.

On the bestsellers list for 136 weeks


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#4 THE DAY THE CRAYONS CAME HOME

Drew Daywalt

A reunion of wayward colors.

On the bestsellers list for 24 weeks


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#5 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

Adam Rubin

What to serve your dragon-guests.

On the bestsellers list for 102 weeks


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#6 THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE

Emily Winfield Martin

A celebration of future possibilities.

On the bestsellers list for 19 weeks


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#7 THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES

BJ Novak

Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.

On the bestsellers list for 70 weeks


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#8 LAST STOP ON MARKET STREET

Matt de la Peña

A young boy’s grandmother offers perspective on their place in the world.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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#9 WAITING

Kevin Henkes

Toys cool their heels on the windowsill.

On the bestsellers list for 12 weeks


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#10 PRESS HERE

Hervé Tullet

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

On the bestsellers list for 225 weeks

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