New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2011 Complete List Page 2

There are 75 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2011 list. Here are the 45 books ranked from 31 to 75.

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31. Wherever You Are, My Love Will Find You

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Nancy Tillman
Release date: Sep 14, 2010
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All about the tenderness a parent feels for a child.

32. When I Grow Up

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Al Yankovic
Release date: Feb 01, 2011
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Billy’s compendium of dream jobs, including pickle inspector and snail trainer.

33. A Bad Kitty Christmas

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Nick Bruel
Release date: Sep 13, 2011
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Bad Kitty learns the true meaning of the holiday.

34. 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.

35. We Are In A Book!

Weeks on the list: 5

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

36. Madeline At The White House

Weeks on the list: 5

by: John Bemelmans Marciano
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Madeline and the other little girls befriend Candle, the lonely only daughter of the president.

37. Little White Rabbit

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Kevin Henkes
Release date: Jan 25, 2011
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An imaginative rabbit hops through the day.

38. Pinkalicious

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Victoria Kann Elizabeth Kann
Release date: May 23, 2006
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Pinkalicious loves pink cupcakes, maybe too much.

39. Wizard Of Oz Scanimation

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Rufus Butler Seder
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Ten classic scenes, from the twister to Dorothy’s ruby slippers.

40. Llama, Llama Red Pajama

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Anna Dewdney
Release date: Jan 01, 2005
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Baby Llama turns bedtime into an all-out llama drama.

41. Bumble-Ardy

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Maurice Sendak
Release date: Sep 06, 2011
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A mischievous pig throws a birthday party for himself.

42. I Want My Hat Back

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jon Klassen
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A bear’s missing hat is a mystery with a mischievous twist.

43. Olivia Goes To Venice

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Ian Falconer
Release date: Mar 03, 2011
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A piglet prone to big ideas wants to live on the Grand Canal.

44. Dave The Potter

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Laban Carrick Hill
Release date: Sep 07, 2010
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Nearly 200 years ago, a slave from South Carolina carved poetry into his pots.

45. Ponyella

Weeks on the list: 3

by: written Laura Numeroff Nate Evans Lynn Munsinger
Release date: Jan 18, 2011
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The classic fairy tale, told from a pony’s point of view.

46. Arthur Turns Green

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Marc Brown
Release date: Apr 05, 2011
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Arthur explores ways to save energy at home.

47. Ladder To The Moon

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Maya Soetoro-Ng
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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From President Obama’s half-sister, a paean to their free-spirited mother.

48. Otis And The Tornado

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Loren Long
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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Otis the tractor looks after the farm animals.

49. Sweet Land Of Liberty

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Callista Gingrich
Release date: Sep 26, 2011
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Ellis the Elephant is eager to learn how America became the land of the free.

50. Happy Pig Day!

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Oct 04, 2011
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Piggie celebrates her favorite day. But will Gerald the Elephant be included?

51. The Crown On Your Head

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Nancy Tillman
Release date: Sep 13, 2011
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Each child’s crown, Tillman says, shows his unique value.

52. Splendiferous Christmas

Weeks on the list: 2

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.

53. The Quiet Book

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Deborah Underwood
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Animal friends experience the surprisingly numerous shades of quiet.

54. Star Wars

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Rufus Butler Seder
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Action scenes are set in motion when you turn a page.

55. Fabulous Fashion Boutique

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jane O’Connor
Release date: Oct 12, 2010
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Fancy Nancy takes an entrepreneurial approach to haute couture.

56. My Name Is Not Isabella

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jennifer Fosberry
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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A young girl adopts the qualities, and names, of her heroes.

57. Dark Emperor And Other Poems Of The Night

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Joyce Sidman
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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Deep into the nocturnal forest.

58. Aspiring Artist

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jane O’Connor
Release date: Mar 01, 2011
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Fancy Nancy puts her trademark flair to good use.

59. A Friend For Einstein, The Smallest Stallion

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Charlie Cantrell Rachel Wagner
Release date: Apr 19, 2011
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The world’s smallest horse searches for the ideal playmate.

60. The Very Fairy Princess Takes The Stage

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Julie Andrews Emma Walton Hamilton
Release date: May 03, 2011
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Geraldine saves a ballet recital.

61. The Astonishing Secret Of Awesome Man

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Michael Chabon
Release date: Sep 06, 2011
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Fighting evil takes a lot of energy.

62. You Will Be My Friend!

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Peter Brown
Release date: Sep 05, 2011
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A bear named Lucy roams the forest with one goal in mind.

63. Stars

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Mary Lyn Ray
Release date: Oct 04, 2011
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Here, a star takes many forms — in the night, as a snowflake or in the wilds of a young imagination.

64. Love, Splat

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Rob Scotton
Release date: Nov 25, 2008
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Splat likes Kitten. Spike likes Kitten. Well, Kitten?

65. Children Make Terrible Pets

Weeks on the list: 1

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

66. It’s Christmas, David!

Weeks on the list: 1

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

67. Hide!!!

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jeff Foxworthy
Release date: Jan 01, 2010
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An interactive game of hide-and-seek.

68. You Can Be A Friend

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Tony Dungy Lauren Dungy
Release date: Jan 11, 2011
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Jade considers adapting to a new friend in a wheelchair.

69. My Name Is Not Alexander

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jennifer Fosberry
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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A boy learns about great men and the champion inside himself.

70. Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Amiko Hirao
Release date: Apr 01, 2011
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A rousing version of baseball’s unofficial anthem, written by Jack Norworth; includes a CD featuring Carly Simon.

71. The Loud Book!

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Deborah Underwood Renata Liwska
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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The lovable animals from “The Quiet Book” return.

72. Meet The Dogs Of Bedlam Farm

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jon Katz
Release date: Apr 26, 2011
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Four dogs — Rose, Izzy, Frieda and Lenore — work hard on the farm doing various jobs.

73. Bear’s Loose Tooth

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Karma Wilson
Release date: Aug 30, 2011
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Friendship counts.

74. The Man In The Moon

Weeks on the list: 1

by: William Joyce
Release date: Sep 06, 2011
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Meet MiM, the very first Guardian of Childhood.

75. Strega Nona’s Gift

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Tomie dePaola
Release date: Jan 01, 2011
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In Strega Nona’s village, nothing says celebration like a feast.

Last updated on December 8, 2021