Picture Books

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#1 THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES

B J Novak

Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.

On the bestsellers list for 11 weeks


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#2 THE DAY THE CRAYONS QUIT

Drew Daywalt

Colorful problems arise when Duncan's crayons revolt.

On the bestsellers list for 77 weeks


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#3 THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Clement C Moore Various illustrators

Not a creature was stirring.

On the bestsellers list for 57 weeks


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#4 WAITING IS NOT EASY!

Mo Willems

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

On the bestsellers list for 6 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 170 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 167 weeks


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#7 THE PIGEON NEEDS A BATH!

Mo Willems

A filthy bird is persuaded to bathe.

On the bestsellers list for 28 weeks


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#8 DRAGONS LOVE TACOS

Adam Rubin

What to serve your dragon-guests.

On the bestsellers list for 47 weeks


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#9 LITTLE HUMANS

Brandon Stanton

Street photography from the creator of "Humans of New York."

On the bestsellers list for 7 weeks


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#10 THE ANIMALS' SANTA

Jan Brett

A spunky little rabbit wants to know who brings those presents.

On the bestsellers list for 6 weeks


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