New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2019 Complete List Page 1

There are 90 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2019 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 1 to 30.

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1. The Wonderful Things You Will Be

Weeks on the list: 50

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

2. Dragons Love Tacos

Weeks on the list: 43

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

3. The Day The Crayons Quit

Weeks on the list: 42

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

4. Rosie Revere, Engineer

Weeks on the list: 23

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

5. P Is For Pterodactyl

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Raj Haldar Chris Carpenter
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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Exploring mischievous words that ignore the rules of phonetics and spelling.

6. The Pigeon Has To Go To School!

Weeks on the list: 21

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Jul 02, 2019
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Pigeon deals with the anxieties of going to school for the first time.

7. The Good Egg

Weeks on the list: 16

by: Jory John.
Release date: Feb 12, 2019
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An egg who is good to others learns to be good to itself.

8. The Book With No Pictures

Weeks on the list: 16

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

9. Grumpy Monkey

Weeks on the list: 15

by: Suzanne Lang.
Release date: Oct 15, 2019
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Jim Panzee is having a bad day.

10. Dear Girl

Weeks on the list: 13

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

11. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates!

Weeks on the list: 12

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.

12. I Wish You More

Weeks on the list: 11

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

13. We Are The Gardeners

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Joanna Gaines Kids
Release date: Mar 26, 2019
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The Gaines children start a garden and learn life lessons.

14. Good Night, Little Blue Truck

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Alice Schertle Jill McElmurry
Release date: Oct 15, 2019
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Blue and Toad offer shelter from a storm to other farm animals.

15. The Crayons’ Christmas

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Drew Daywalt
Release date: Oct 15, 2019
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Duncan’s crayons prepare for Christmas.

16. Waiting Is Not Easy!

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Nov 04, 2014
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Impatient Gerald has to wait for Piggie’s promised surprise.

17. Just Ask!

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Sonia Sotomayor
Release date: Sep 03, 2019
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Children with various impairments embrace their differences while working in a garden together.

18. Construction Site On Christmas Night

Weeks on the list: 7

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

19. You Are My Happy

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Hoda Kotb
Release date: Mar 05, 2019
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A celebration of things that make us happy.

20. Hey Grandude!

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Paul McCartney
Release date: Jan 01, 2019
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Grandude’s magic compass takes his “Chillers” on amazing adventures around the world.

21. 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.

22. How To Catch An Elf

Weeks on the list: 7

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.

23. 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.”

24. Sofia Valdez, Future Prez

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Andrea Beaty
Release date: Jan 01, 2019
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A second grader wants to turn a landfill into a park.

25. 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.

26. Pete The Cat: Big Easter Adventure

Weeks on the list: 6

by: James Dean Kimberly Dean
Release date: Jan 28, 2014
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A certain rabbit needs Pete’s help.

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. The Bad Seed

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jory John.
Release date: Aug 29, 2017
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A sunflower seed learns to change his ways.

29. Sisters First

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jenna Bush Hager Barbara Pierce Bush
Release date: Oct 24, 2017
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The twin daughters of former president George W. Bush offer their account of growing up in the public eye.

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