New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2016

There are 20 books listed as #1 best seller in New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2016. The Thank You Book written by Mo Willems is listed as the #1 best seller for 11 weeks.

There are 58 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2016 list. The Day The Crayons Quit written by Drew Daywalt. is in this list for 52 weeks.

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#1 New York Times Best Sellers 2016

1. The Thank You Book

Weeks listed as #1: 11

by: Mo Willems
Release date: May 03, 2016
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When Piggie starts expressing her gratitude, will she forget to include her sidekick, Gerald?

2. Ada Twist, Scientist

Weeks listed as #1: 6

by: Andrea Beaty
Release date: Sep 06, 2016
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A girl emerges from her crib with a love of science.

3. The Wonderful Things You Will Be

Weeks listed as #1: 6

by: Emily Winfield Martin
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A celebration of future possibilities.

4. What Do You Do With A Problem?

Weeks listed as #1: 4

by: Kobi Yamada
Release date: Jun 01, 2016
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Problems can be lessons in disguise.

5. The Day The Crayons Came Home

Weeks listed as #1: 3

by: Drew Daywalt
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A reunion of wayward colors.

6. Love From The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Weeks listed as #1: 3

by: Eric Carle
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A ravenous insect returns with its appetite intact.

7. I Wish You More

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Amy Krouse Rosenthal.
Release date: Mar 31, 2015
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A bounty of good wishes.

8. What Pet Should I Get?

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Dr Seuss
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A book not published during Theodor Geisel’s lifetime.

9. Finding Winnie

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Lindsay Mattick
Release date: Oct 20, 2015
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The origins of Pooh; the 2016 Caldecott recipient.

10. Take Heart, My Child

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Ainsley Earhardt Kathryn Cristaldi
Release date: Nov 15, 2016
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A lyrical address to a newborn, encouraging her to seize the day.

11. Give Please A Chance

Weeks listed as #1: 2

by: Bill O’Reilly James Patterson
Release date: Nov 21, 2016
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Gentle reminders of the power of the magic word.

12. The Day The Crayons Quit

Weeks listed as #1: 1

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

13. The Book With No Pictures

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: BJ Novak
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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Silly songs and sound effects in a book without images.

14. Last Stop On Market Street

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Matt de la Peña
Release date: Jan 01, 2015
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A young boy’s grandmother offers perspective on their place in the world.

15. Pete The Cat: Five Little Pumpkins

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: James Dean
Release date: Jul 21, 2015
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Pete takes on a favorite children’s song.

16. Are We There Yet?

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Dan Santat
Release date: Apr 12, 2016
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A Caldecott medalist answers the classic car-trip question with a magical journey.

17. Our Great Big Backyard

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Laura Bush Jenna Bush Hager
Release date: May 10, 2016
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On a family trip to several national parks, Jane finds her attention drifting from her devices to the scenery around her.

18. Return

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Aaron Becker
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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The final entry in the Journey series returns readers to an alternate existence with the help of some magical crayons.

19. We Found A Hat

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Jon Klassen
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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Two turtles, but only one hat.

20. If You Give A Mouse A Brownie

Weeks listed as #1: 1

by: Laura Numeroff
Release date: Oct 18, 2016
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Mouse returns, leading his host on an adventure through the neighborhood.

Last updated on December 9, 2021