New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2017 Complete List Page 2

There are 64 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2017 list. Here are the 34 books ranked from 31 to 64.

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31. Give Please A Chance

Weeks on the list: 4

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

32. The Legend Of Rock Paper Scissors

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Drew Daywalt
Release date: Apr 04, 2017
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Three great warriors edge toward the ultimate decisive grudge match.

33. Wild

Weeks on the list: 4

by: created Dan Kainen
Release date: Sep 05, 2017
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A book of endangered species, with images that have a 3-D effect.

34. Pete The Cat Saves Christmas

Weeks on the list: 3

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

35. How To Babysit A Grandpa

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Jean Reagan
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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Taking care of your charge; snack ideas included.

36. 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.

37. It Takes A Village

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Hillary Rodham Clinton
Release date: Sep 12, 2017
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Children bringing about change in the world.

38. Through Your Eyes

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Ainsley Earhardt
Release date: Oct 17, 2017
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A mother learns life lessons from her daughter.

39. How To Catch A Leprechaun

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Adam Wallace.
Release date: Feb 01, 2016
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This is the year you’ll finally catch a leprechaun.

40. They All Saw A Cat

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Brendan Wenzel
Release date: Aug 30, 2016
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A cat slinks through the pages of this study in perspective and the beholder’s vantage.

41. Pete The Cat: Valentine’s Day Is Cool

Weeks on the list: 2

by: James Dean Kimberly Dean
Release date: Nov 26, 2013
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Pete’s back passing out the valentines, but what happens when someone is overlooked?

42. Goodnight, Numbers

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Danica McKellar
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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Countdown to sleep, in a book that combines math and bedtime.

43. Touch The Earth

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Julian Lennon Bart Davis
Release date: Apr 11, 2017
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A magical plane can take you places you’ve never been.

44. I Love Mom With The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Eric Carle
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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That ravenous insect is brimming with motherly love.

45. How To Babysit A Grandma

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jean Reagan
Release date: Jan 01, 2014
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Organizing a sleepover with your charge.

46. I Am Jim Henson

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Brad Meltzer
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A profile of the puppeteer is the latest installment in the series Ordinary People Change the World.

47. Du Iz Tak?

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Carson Ellis
Release date: Jan 01, 2016
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To describe the world around them, these creatures find it takes a language all their own.

48. Radiant Child

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Javaka Steptoe
Release date: Oct 25, 2016
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A young artist named Jean-Michel Basquiat grows in Brooklyn. The 2017 Caldecott Medal winner.

49. Little Ree

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Ree Drummond
Release date: Mar 28, 2017
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A redhead embraces the rigors and joys of ranch life.

50. Pete The Cat: Five Little Ducks

Weeks on the list: 1

by: James Dean
Release date: Jan 24, 2017
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Pete and his playmates riff on the classic children’s title song.

51. How To Raise A Mom

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jean Reagan
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A guide to keeping your female parent happy and healthy.

52. Olivia The Spy

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Ian Falconer
Release date: Apr 04, 2017
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Did the porcine eavesdropper hear that right, her parents are sending her to an institution?

53. An Elephant And Piggie Biggie!

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Mo Willems
Release date: May 02, 2017
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An anthology combines five of Gerald and Piggie’s adventures.

54. Pete The Cat And The Cool Cat Boogie

Weeks on the list: 1

by: James Dean Kimberly Dean
Release date: May 09, 2017
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Pete wants to get down, but he needs to improve his moves first.

55. Mother Bruce

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Ryan T Higgins
Release date: Nov 24, 2015
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Bruce the Bear acquires a flock of goslings.

56. The Mermaid

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Jan Brett
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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An octopus family is shocked when they return to their underwater home and find a mermaid staying in it.

57. Uni The Unicorn And The Dream Come True

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Amy Krouse Rosenthal
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A unicorn teams up with a little girl to save a magical land.

58. Sam, The Most Scaredy-Cat Kid In The Whole World

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Sep 05, 2017
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Two scaredy-cat kids with monsters meet.

59. Big Words For Little Geniuses

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Susan James Patterson
Release date: Sep 04, 2017
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An A to Z of funny words for children.

60. Come With Me

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Holly M McGhee
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A little girl discovers her role in the world.

61. I Am Sacagawea

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Brad Meltzer
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A biography of the Native American woman who aided the Lewis and Clark expedition.

62. I Am Gandhi

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Brad Meltzer
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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Through peaceful revolution, Gandhi institutes change for India.

63. The Wolf, The Duck & The Mouse

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Mac Barnett
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A duck and a mouse live inside the belly of a wolf.

64. Malala’s Magic Pencil

Weeks on the list: 1

by: Malala Yousafzai
Release date: Oct 17, 2017
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Malala’s wish for a magic pencil comes true by using a real one to fight injustice in her homeland.

Last updated on December 9, 2021