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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

36 weeks on the list

Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

Grosset & Dunlap

A ravenous insect returns with its appetite intact.

2

32 weeks on the list

Hair Love

by Matthew A. Cherry.

Kokila

A father and daughter work together on an extra-special hairstyle.

3

3 weeks on the list

We Are Water Protectors

by Carole Lindstrom.

Roaring Brook

Standing up for environmental justice.

4

27 weeks on the list

I Am Enough

by Grace ers.

Balzer + Bray

A poetic affirmation of self-esteem.

5

19 weeks on the list

How to Catch a Leprechaun

by Adam Wallace.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

This is the year you'll finally catch a leprechaun.

6

New this week

The Tale of the Mandarin Duck

by Bette Midler. Photographed Michiko Kakutani

Random House

In 2018, a rare duck is spotted in New York's Central Park.

7

5 weeks on the list

Ambitious Girl

by Meena Harris.

Little, Brown

A celebration of female ambition.

8

14 weeks on the list

Sulwe

by Lupita Nyong'o.

Simon & Schuster

After a magical journey with a shooting star, Sulwe discovers her inner beauty.

9

5 weeks on the list

Pete the Cat: the Great Leprechaun Chase

by James Dean

HarperCollins

Pete opens a leprechaun catching business.

10

39 weeks on the list

Grumpy Monkey

by Suzanne Lang.

Random House

Jim Panzee is having a bad day.