New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2013 Complete List Page 1

There are 65 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2013 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site

Weeks on the list: 52

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.

2. Press Here

Weeks on the list: 51

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. Pete The Cat: I Love My White Shoes

Weeks on the list: 42

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

4. This Is Not My Hat

Weeks on the list: 35

by: Jon Klassen
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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A fish will probably get away with a stolen item. Probably.

5. Steam Train, Dream Train

Weeks on the list: 33

by: Sherri Duskey Rinker Tom Lichtenheld
Release date: Apr 16, 2013
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Animal workers load freight.

6. The Day The Crayons Quit

Weeks on the list: 25

by: Drew Daywalt.
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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A colorful problem arises when Duncan’s crayons revolt.

7. Pete The Cat And His Four Groovy Buttons

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Eric Litwin
Release date: May 01, 2012
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Pete is wearing his favorite shirt.

8. Llama Llama And The Bully Goat

Weeks on the list: 16

by: Anna Dewdney
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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Giving a bully his comeuppance, and a second chance.

9. A Big Guy Took My Ball!

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Mo Willems
Release date: May 21, 2013
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Someone stole Piggie’s ball. That is not right.

10. The Dark

Weeks on the list: 14

by: Lemony Snicket
Release date: Apr 02, 2013
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Laszlo overcomes his fear.

11. Poems To Learn By Heart

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Caroline Kennedy
Release date: Mar 26, 2013
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A collection covering the range of human experience and imagination.

12. Emeraldalicious

Weeks on the list: 12

by: Victoria Kann
Release date: Jan 29, 2013
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Pinkalicious and Peter use pinkerrific magic to transform a park.

13. Pete The Cat: The Wheels On The Bus

Weeks on the list: 12

by: James Dean
Release date: Jun 25, 2013
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Grooving around town with Pete and his friends.

14. I Want My Hat Back

Weeks on the list: 10

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

15. Let’s Go For A Drive!

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Oct 02, 2012
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Gerald and Piggie want to hit the road. But plans (of these two) can go awry.

16. That Is Not A Good Idea!

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Apr 23, 2013
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A hungry fox woos a plump goose.

17. Pete The Cat And His Magic Sunglasses

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Kimberly James Dean
Release date: Oct 01, 2013
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Seeing things in a new way.

18. Fancy Nancy: Fanciest Doll In The Universe

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Jane O’Connor
Release date: Apr 23, 2013
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A sister defaces a sibling’s favorite toy.

19. The Night Before Christmas

Weeks on the list: 7

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

20. Frog Trouble

Weeks on the list: 6

by: S ra Boynton
Release date: Sep 03, 2013
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A CD and songbook of country tunes for kids, sung by Alison Krauss, Dwight Yoakam and others.

21. I’m A Frog!

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Oct 15, 2013
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Piggie teaches Gerald how to take on a new identity (also known as pretending).

22. Olivia And The Fairy Princesses

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ian Falconer
Release date: Aug 28, 2012
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In a sea of princesses, Olivia wants to stand out. But how?

23. Pete The Cat Saves Christmas

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Eric Litwin
Release date: Sep 25, 2012
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A classic gets a spin, “’Twas the day before Christmas,” with Pete.

24. The Very Fairy Princess Follows Her Heart

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Julie Andrews Emma Walton Hamilton
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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Geraldine’s Valentine’s Day rebounds after a setback.

25. Tea Time With Sophia Grace And Rosie

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Sophia Grace Brownlee Rosie McClell
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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An invitation to tea.

26. My Brother’s Book

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Maurice Sendak
Release date: Feb 05, 2013
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Sendak’s elegy for his brother.

27. Otis And The Puppy

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Loren Long
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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A frisky farm tractor must conquer his fear of the dark in order to help a friend.

28. Journey

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Aaron Becker
Release date: Jan 01, 2013
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A lonely girl draws a red door on her bedroom wall and enters a lushly detailed imaginary world.

29. Rosie Revere, Engineer

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Andrea Beaty
Release date: Sep 03, 2013
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A young inventor learns to fail better.

30. Click, Clack, Boo!

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Doreen Cronin
Release date: Aug 13, 2013
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Farmer Brown doesn’t like Halloween.

Last updated on December 8, 2021