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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

15 weeks on the list

The Day You Begin

by Jacqueline Woodson

Nancy Paulsen

A group of school children embrace their differences.

2

14 weeks on the list

I Love Dad with the Very Hungry Caterpillar

by Eric Carle

Grosset & Dunlap

Celebrating dad with help from that insatiable insect.

3

11 weeks on the list

Hair Love

by Matthew A Cherry

Kokila

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

4

10 weeks on the list

I Am Enough

by Grace Byers

Balzer + Bray

A poetic affirmation of self-esteem.

5

22 weeks on the list

Last Stop on Market Street

by Matt de la Peña

Putnam

A grandmother’s views on the world.

6

3 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

77 weeks on the list

Waiting is Not Easy!

by Mo Willems

Hyperion

Impatient Gerald has to wait for Piggie’s promised surprise.

8

239 weeks on the list

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

by Emily Winfield Martin

Random House

A celebration of future possibilities.

9

14 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

10 weeks on the list

Sulwe

by Lupita Nyong'o

Simon & Schuster

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