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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


2 weeks on the list

Just Because

by Matthew McConaughey.


Wisdom about life’s contradictions.


5 weeks on the list

Grumpy Monkey Don't Be Scared

by Suzanne Lang.

Random House Studio

Jim Panzee and his friends brave the dark jungle to collect Halloween treats.


3 weeks on the list

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh!

by Mo Willems

Union Square Kids

The pigeon has his sights set on driving Santa's sleigh.


417 weeks on the list

Dragons Love Tacos

by Adam Rubin.


What to serve your dragon-guests.


22 weeks on the list

The Bad Seed Presents: the Good, the Bad, and the Spooky

by Jory John.


Bad Seed seeks the perfect Halloween costume.


3 weeks on the list

Bluey: Sleepytime

by Joe Brumm


Bingo wants to do a big girl sleep and wake up in her own bed.


8 weeks on the list

The Leaf Thief

by Alice Hemming.

Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

Squirrel attempts to figure out who has stolen his leaves.


16 weeks on the list

Creepy Crayon!

by Aaron Reynolds.

Simon & Schuster

Jasper finds a crayon that helps him in school, or so it seems.


371 weeks on the list

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

by Emily Winfield Martin

Random House

A celebration of future possibilities.


9 weeks on the list

How to Catch a Witch

by Alice Walstead.

Sourcebooks Wonderland

The Catch Club Kids attempt to snare a witch on Halloween.