Picture Books

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#1 WHAT PET SHOULD I GET?

Dr Seuss

A book not published during Theodor Geisel’s lifetime.

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#2 THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT

Drew Daywalt

Problems arise when Duncan’s crayons revolt.

On the bestsellers list for 112 weeks


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#3 THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES

B J Novak

Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.

On the bestsellers list for 46 weeks


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#4 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 202 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 205 weeks

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#6 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

Adam Rubin

What to serve your dragon-guests.

On the bestsellers list for 82 weeks


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#7 WAITING IS NOT EASY!

Mo Willems

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

On the bestsellers list for 37 weeks


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#8 ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER

Andrea Beaty

A young inventor learns to fail better.

On the bestsellers list for 62 weeks


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#9 PETE THE CAT: I LOVE MY WHITE SHOES

Eric Litwin

Well-shod Pete has rainbows on his feet.

On the bestsellers list for 109 weeks


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#10 I WILL TAKE A NAP!

Mo Willems

Red-eyed Gerald needs some sleep, or is it Piggie who's due for a nap?

On the bestsellers list for 10 weeks


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