New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2010 Complete List Page 2

There are 76 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2010 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. My Mommy Hung The Moon

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jamie Lee Curtis
Release date: Sep 07, 2010
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A child waxes poetic about Mom’s amazing achievements.

32. The Night Before Christmas

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Clement C Moore Various illustrators
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Not a creature was stirring; various editions.

33. The Curious Garden

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Peter Brown
Release date: Apr 01, 2009
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A boy named Liam nurtures a straggly garden to vivid fruition.

34. Splendiferous Christmas

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jane O’Connor
Release date: Nov 03, 2009
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There’s no such thing as too much tinsel for Fancy Nancy.

35. I Am Going!

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Jan 26, 2010
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Gerald and Piggie, contrary pals, work out their comings and goings.

36. Instructions

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Neil Gaiman
Release date: Apr 27, 2010
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Wisdom for surviving life’s journey.

37. Marley And The Kittens

Weeks on the list: 5

by: John Grogan
Release date: Apr 27, 2010
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Dog plus cats means bedlam.

38. Shark Vs. Train

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Chris Barton
Release date: Apr 01, 2010
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Mackerel-breath and soot-spewer compete.

39. Can I Play Too?

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Jun 08, 2010
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A new pal brings a fresh challenge for Elephant and Piggie.

40. Zen Ghosts

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jon J Muth
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Stillwater the panda with a Halloween-themed tale of Eastern wisdom.

41. It’s Christmas, David!

Weeks on the list: 5

by: David Shannon
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A boy who won’t take no for an answer.

42. The Little Prince

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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A pop-up edition of the classic story.

43. The Sandwich Swap

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Queen Rania of Jordan Kelly DiPucchio
Release date: Apr 20, 2010
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Sometimes breaking bread, no matter what’s between the slices, leads to understanding.

44. The Junkyard Wonders

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Patricia Polacco
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A child with reading problems is crestfallen when she is assigned to a special class, but marvels await her.

45. The Three Little Dassies

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Jan Brett
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A retelling of “The Three Little Pigs,” with Namibian flavor.

46. Of Thee I Sing

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Barack Obama
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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In a letter to his daughters, the president has a message about heroes.

47. Red Sings From Treetops

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Joyce Sidman
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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The seasons, in colors.

48. Amelia Bedelia’s First Valentine

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Herman Parish
Release date: Nov 24, 2009
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Hearts abound, on sleeves, cards and French fries.

49. How Do Dinosaurs Say I Love You?

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jane Yolen
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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Parents love their dinosaurs no matter what.

50. Sit-In

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Andrea Davis Pinkney
Release date: Feb 03, 2010
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Four friends at a lunch counter take a stand for civil rights.

51. My Heart Is Like A Zoo

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Michael Hall
Release date: Dec 22, 2009
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A child”s (zoological) garden of feelings.

52. The Jellybeans And The Big Book Bonanza

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Laura Numeroff Nate Evans
Release date: Mar 01, 2010
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Friends work together in a quest for the perfect book.

53. Pete The Cat: I Love My White Shoes

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Eric Litwin
Release date: Mar 02, 2010
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Well-shod Pete has rainbows on his feet.

54. The Earth Book

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Todd Parr
Release date: Mar 17, 2010
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Ideas for saving the planet, plus a poster.

55. Over The Rainbow

Weeks on the list: 3

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Release date: Mar 01, 2010
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Fanciful paintings follow the lyrics. With CD by Judy Collins.

56. We Are In A Book!

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Sep 14, 2010
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Gerald and Piggie return to the page, and ponder their existence there.

57. Children Make Terrible Pets

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Peter Brown
Release date: Sep 07, 2010
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Lucy Bear brings home a small, two-legged pet.

58. Dc Super Heroes, The Ultimate Pop-Up Book

Weeks on the list: 3

by: the DC Comics staff Matthew Reinhart
Release date: Oct 05, 2010
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Comics, in 3-D, with batteries.

59. The Christmas Sweater

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Glenn Beck Kevin Balfe Jason Wright
Release date: Nov 11, 2008
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A boy learns from his disappointment with his mother’s gift.

60. Cat The Cat, Who Is That?

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Feb 16, 2010
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A friendly cat introduces her social set.

Last updated on December 8, 2021