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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

31 weeks on the list

How to Catch an Elf

by Adam Wallace.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

A tiny narrator dodges traps while making the Christmas rounds.

2

34 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

The Sour Grape

by Jory John and Pete Oswald

HarperCollins

A grape hold grudges against everyone, then re-evaluates life when one is held against him.

4

376 weeks on the list

Dragons Love Tacos

by Adam Rubin.

Dial

What to serve your dragon-guests.

5

9 weeks on the list

Little Blue Truck Makes a Friend

by Alice Schertle and Jill McElmurry

Clarion

Blue and friends meet Chuck the woodchuck.

6

12 weeks on the list

The Pigeon Will Ride the Roller Coaster!

by Mo Willems

Union Square Kids

The Pigeon goes through a series of emotions leading up to a roller coaster ride.

7

7 weeks on the list

Little Red Sleigh

by Erin Guendelsberger.

Sourcebooks Wonderland

Little Red Sleigh dreams of becoming Santa's sleigh one day.

8

329 weeks on the list

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

by Emily Winfield Martin

Random House

A celebration of future possibilities.

9

9 weeks on the list

Dasher

by Matt Tavares

Candlewick

The origin story of Dasher, the first of Santa's flying reindeer.

10

25 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."