New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2011 Complete List Page 1

There are 75 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2011 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. A Sick Day For Amos Mcgee

Weeks on the list: 34

by: Philip C Stead
Release date: May 25, 2010
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After a zookeeper falls ill, his animals take care of him for a change.

2. Press Here

Weeks on the list: 33

by: Hervé Tullet
Release date: Mar 30, 2011
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A whimsical dance of color and motion, at the touch of a finger.

3. Lego Star Wars

Weeks on the list: 30

by: Simon Beecroft
Release date: Jan 01, 2009
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An annotated visual dictionary.

4. Silverlicious

Weeks on the list: 29

by: Victoria Kann
Release date: Feb 01, 2011
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Pinkalicious has a loose tooth, and it’s her sweet tooth.

5. Of Thee I Sing

Weeks on the list: 28

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.

6. Ladybug Girl And The Bug Squad

Weeks on the list: 16

by: David Soman Jacky Davis
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Lulu, a k a Ladybug Girl, is having a playdate.

7. Lego Harry Potter

Weeks on the list: 15

by: the DK staff
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Building the magical world, from Hogwarts Castle to Hagrid’s hut.

8. Interrupting Chicken

Weeks on the list: 14

by: David Ezra Stein
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A rooster’s struggle to tell a bed-time story.

9. Charlie The Ranch Dog

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Ree Drummond
Release date: Apr 26, 2011
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A basset hound’s bucolic day.

10. Llama Llama Home With Mama

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Anna Dewdney
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Mama has just the thing for Llama Llama, who isn’t feeling well.

11. Should I Share My Ice Cream? (An Elephant And Piggie Book)

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Jun 14, 2011
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Gerald has a big decision to make.

12. Skippyjon Jones, Class Action

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Judy Schachner
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The clever Siamese kitten longs to go to school.

13. Pete The Cat: I Love My White Shoes

Weeks on the list: 10

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

14. It’S A Book

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Lane Smith
Release date: Aug 10, 2010
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It doesn’t tweet or need recharging.

15. Llama Llama Holiday Drama

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Anna Dewdney
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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The suspense is too much, so Llama Llama turns to you-know-who for comfort.

16. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Sherri Duskey Rinker Tom Lichtenheld
Release date: May 04, 2011
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As the sun sets, hard-working trucks get ready to say good night.

17. Nancy Clancy, Secret Admirer

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Jane O’Connor
Release date: May 24, 2011
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Fancy Nancy sleeps under the stars.

18. Pete The Cat: Rocking In My School Shoes

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Eric Litwin
Release date: Jul 26, 2011
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Pete discovers the library, the lunchroom and other cool places.

19. Moo

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Matthew Van Fleet Photographs Brian Stanton
Release date: Aug 30, 2011
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Farm animals to pat.

20. If You Give A Dog A Donut

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Laura Numeroff
Release date: Oct 04, 2011
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“He’ll ask for some apple juice to go with it,” to start things off.

21. The Artist Who Painted A Blue Horse

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Eric Carle
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A child joyfully creates animals in unexpected colors.

22. The Bippolo Seed And Other Lost Stories

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Dr Seuss
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Seven madcap tales, published between 1950 and 1951.

23. Dream Big, Little Pig!

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Kristi Yamaguchi
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A most persistent ice-skating pig learns to believe in herself.

24. Knuffle Bunny Free

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Sep 28, 2010
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A little girl and her well-loved companion take a trip that leads to unexpected discoveries.

25. Art And Max

Weeks on the list: 7

by: David Wiesner
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Two artists mix methods and media.

26. I Broke My Trunk!

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Feb 08, 2011
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Gerald tells Piggie the long, crazy story about breaking his trunk.

27. Me … Jane

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Patrick McDonnell
Release date: Apr 05, 2011
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A young Jane Goodall dreams of life as a naturalist.

28. Heaven Is For Real For Kids

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Todd Sonja Burpo
Release date: Nov 08, 2011
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A boy’s encounter with Jesus and the angels, retold for children.

29. Home For Christmas

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jan Brett
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A little troll runs away because he doesn’t want to do his chores.

30. The Easter Egg

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jan Brett
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A story of kindness and the hatching of spring.

Last updated on December 8, 2021