Picture Books

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#1 THE THANK YOU BOOK

Mo Willems

Piggie’s expressing her gratitude, but will she remember to include Gerald?

On the bestsellers list for 3 weeks


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#2 OUR GREAT BIG BACKYARD

Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager

On a national parks trip, Jane’s attention drifts from her devices to the scenery around her.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#3 I WISH YOU MORE

Amy Krouse Rosenthal

A bounty of good wishes.

On the bestsellers list for 13 weeks


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#4 THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE

Emily Winfield Martin

A celebration of future possibilities.

On the bestsellers list for 35 weeks


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#5 THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT

Drew Daywalt

Problems arise when Duncan’s crayons revolt.

On the bestsellers list for 152 weeks


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#6 THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES

BJ Novak

Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.

On the bestsellers list for 86 weeks


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#7 THUNDER BOY JR.

Sherman Alexie

The title character seeks a name all his own.

On the bestsellers list for 2 weeks


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#8 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

Adam Rubin

What to serve your dragon-guests.

On the bestsellers list for 118 weeks


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#9 THE DAY THE CRAYONS CAME HOME

Drew Daywalt

A reunion of wayward colors.

On the bestsellers list for 39 weeks


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#10 FINDING WINNIE

Lindsay Mattick

The origins of Pooh; the 2016 Caldecott recipient.

On the bestsellers list for 17 weeks


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