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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

4 weeks on the list

I Promise

by LeBron James

HarperCollins

An inspirational poem for children by the NBA superstar.

2

28 weeks on the list

The Pigeon Has to Go to School!

by Mo Willems

Hyperion

Pigeon deals with the anxieties of going to school for the first time.

3

26 weeks on the list

The Day You Begin

by Jacqueline Woodson

Nancy Paulsen

A group of school children embrace their differences.

4

New this week

Wild Symphony

by Dan Brown

Rodale Kids

Through 20 poems, Maestro Mouse introduces us to his musical animal friends.

5

New this week

I Am Every Good Thing

by Derrick Barnes

Nancy Paulsen

A powerful celebration of Black boyhood.

6

14 weeks on the list

The World Needs More Purple People

by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart

Random House

Embracing the things that bring us together as humans.

7

20 weeks on the list

I Am Enough

by Grace Byers

Balzer + Bray

A poetic affirmation of self-esteem.

8

18 weeks on the list

Hair Love

by Matthew A Cherry

Kokila

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

9

23 weeks on the list

All Are Welcome

by Alexandra Penfold and Suzanne Kaufman

Knopf

A celebration of kindness, inclusivity and diversity at a school.

10

New this week

Every Night is Pizza Night

by J Kenji López-Alt

Norton

A pizza-loving girl tries other foods from around the world.