New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2018 Complete List Page 1

There are 85 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2018 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. Dragons Love Tacos

Weeks on the list: 51

by: Adam Rubin.
Release date: Jan 01, 2012
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What to serve your dragon-guests.

2. The Wonderful Things You Will Be

Weeks on the list: 51

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

3. The Day The Crayons Quit

Weeks on the list: 28

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

4. A Day In The Life Of Marlon Bundo

Weeks on the list: 28

by: Marlon Bundo Jill Twiss
Release date: Mar 18, 2018
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A lonely bunny meets a companion.

5. Rosie Revere, Engineer

Weeks on the list: 25

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

6. Dear Girl

Weeks on the list: 20

by: Amy Krouse Rosenthal Paris Rosenthal.
Release date: Dec 26, 2017
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Letters of affirmation and encouragement for little girls.

7. She Persisted

Weeks on the list: 18

by: Chelsea Clinton
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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Bringing to life 13 American women who changed the world.

8. Llama Llama Loves To Read

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Anna Dewdney Reed Duncan
Release date: May 01, 2018
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Llama Llama learns to read at school.

9. I Wish You More

Weeks on the list: 13

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

10. An Elephant And Piggie Biggie!

Weeks on the list: 13

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

11. The Book With No Pictures

Weeks on the list: 10

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

12. Construction Site On Christmas Night

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Sherri Duskey Rinker
Release date: Oct 16, 2018
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Construction vehicles build a firehouse in time for Christmas.

13. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates!

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Ryan T. Higgins
Release date: Jun 19, 2018
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Penelope Rex must control her urge to eat the children in her class.

14. Be Kind

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Pat Zietlow Miller
Release date: Feb 06, 2018
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A young girl ponders the meaning of kindness.

15. What Do You Do With An Idea?

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Kobi Yamada
Release date: Feb 01, 2014
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Wrestling with a seemingly impossible new idea, then giving it the room to grow.

16. Here We Are

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Oliver Jeffers
Release date: Jan 01, 2017
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A guide for new arrivals to the planet Earth.

17. Love

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Matt de la Peña
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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Finding love in everything the world has to offer.

18. I’ve Loved You Since Forever

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Hoda Kotb
Release date: Mar 06, 2018
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The author celebrates the birth of a new child in her life.

19. Pete The Cat: Five Little Pumpkins

Weeks on the list: 7

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

20. After The Fall

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Dan Santat
Release date: Oct 03, 2017
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Humpty Dumpty overcomes his fear of heights.

21. Pete The Cat’s 12 Groovy Days Of Christmas

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Kimberly James Dean
Release date: Sep 18, 2018
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Pete’s spin on the holiday classic “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

22. Love From The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Weeks on the list: 6

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

23. How To Catch An Elf

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Adam Wallace
Release date: Oct 01, 2016
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The diminutive narrator dodges a series of traps while making the Christmas rounds.

24. She Persisted Around The World

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Chelsea Clinton
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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Thirteen women, from all across the globe, who have shaped history.

25. Islandborn

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Junot Díaz
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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Lola recalls the place where she was born for a school assignment.

26. All Are Welcome

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Alex ra Penfold Suzanne Kaufman
Release date: Jul 10, 2018
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A celebration of kindness, inclusivity and diversity at a school.

27. The Day You Begin

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jacqueline Woodson.
Release date: Aug 28, 2018
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On the first day of school, outsiders embrace their differences.

28. Santa Bruce

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ryan T Higgins
Release date: Sep 04, 2018
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Bruce is mistaken for Santa Claus.

29. How To Babysit A Grandma

Weeks on the list: 5

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

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

Weeks on the list: 5

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?

Last updated on December 9, 2021