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NYTimes Best Sellers: Children's Picture Books

Authoritatively ranked lists of books sold in the United States.

Most links below are to print books; check Overdrive for eBooks. Book covers provided by Syndetics depending on availability.

Data provided by The New York Times

1

2 weeks on the list

The World Needs Who You Were Made to Be

by Joanna Gaines

Thomas Nelson

An inspirational message of acceptance and celebrating uniqueness.

2

20 weeks on the list

Construction Site on Christmas Night

by Sherri Duskey Rinker

Chronicle

Construction vehicles build a firehouse in time for Christmas.

3

4 weeks on the list

5 More Sleeps 'til Christmas

by Jimmy Fallon

Feiwel & Friends

A young boy anticipates the arrival of Christmas.

4

13 weeks on the list

The Crayons' Christmas

by Drew Daywalt

Penguin Workshop

Duncan’s crayons prepare for Christmas.

5

20 weeks on the list

How to Catch an Elf

by Adam Wallace

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

A tiny narrator dodges traps while making the Christmas rounds.

6

2 weeks on the list

An Elephant and Piggie: Biggie-biggie-biggie!

by Mo Willems

Hyperion

A third volume of five Elephant & Piggie adventures.

7

8 weeks on the list

How to Catch a Turkey

by Adam Wallace

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Students try to catch a runaway turkey before their Thanksgiving play.

8

16 weeks on the list

Pete the Cat's 12 Groovy Days of Christmas

by Kimberly and James Dean

HarperCollins

Pete's spin on the holiday classic "The Twelve Days of Christmas."

9

8 weeks on the list

The Office: a Day at Dunder Mifflin Elementary

by Robb Pearlman

Little, Brown

A kid-friendly adaptation of the workplace comedy.

10

17 weeks on the list

An Elephant and Piggie Biggie!

by Mo Willems

Hyperion/Disney

An anthology combines five of Gerald and Piggie's adventures.