New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2020 Complete List Page 2

There are 85 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2020 list. Here are the 30 books ranked from 31 to 60.

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31. I Am Every Good Thing

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Derrick Barnes
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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A powerful celebration of Black boyhood.

32. 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.

33. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates!

Weeks on the list: 6

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.

34. The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape!

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Jory John.
Release date: Feb 11, 2020
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Good Egg and his pals escape their carton!

35. Antiracist Baby

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Ibram X Kendi
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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Nine steps to raising an antiracist child.

36. The Spider Who Saved Christmas

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Raymond Arroyo
Release date: Oct 15, 2020
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A legend about the origin of Christmas tinsel.

37. The World Needs Who You Were Made To Be

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Joanna Gaines.
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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An inspirational message of acceptance and celebrating uniqueness.

38. How To Catch A Leprechaun

Weeks on the list: 5

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

39. Pete The Cat: The Great Leprechaun Chase

Weeks on the list: 4

by: James Dean
Release date: Jan 15, 2019
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Pete opens a leprechaun catching business.

40. Wild Symphony

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Dan Brown
Release date: Sep 01, 2020
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Through 20 poems, Maestro Mouse introduces us to his musical animal friends.

41. Last Stop On Market Street

Weeks on the list: 4

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.

42. I Dissent

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Debbie Levy
Release date: Sep 20, 2016
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A groundbreaking jurist argues her way up the legal ladder.

43. I Love Dad With The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Eric Carle
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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Celebrating dad with help from that insatiable insect.

44. The Good Egg

Weeks on the list: 3

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.

45. How To Catch The Easter Bunny

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Adam Wallace Andy Elkerton
Release date: Feb 01, 2017
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The Easter Bunny avoids traps in order to deliver eggs and candy.

46. Kamala And Maya’s Big Idea

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Meena Harris
Release date: Jun 02, 2020
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Two sisters turn their empty apartment courtyard into a playground!

47. The Night Before Christmas

Weeks on the list: 3

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

48. How To Catch A Turkey

Weeks on the list: 3

by: Adam Wallace.
Release date: Aug 15, 2018
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Students try to catch a runaway turkey before their Thanksgiving play.

49. An Elephant And Piggie Biggie!

Weeks on the list: 3

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

50. The Bad Seed

Weeks on the list: 2

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

51. Because I Had A Teacher

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Kobi Yamada.
Release date: Mar 01, 2017
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An ode to teachers.

52. Dasher

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Matt Tavares
Release date: Sep 10, 2019
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The origin story of Dasher, the first of Santa’s flying reindeer.

53. The Cool Bean

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jory John.
Release date: Dec 03, 2019
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A bean learns the real meaning of being cool.

54. Rosie Revere, Engineer

Weeks on the list: 2

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

55. You Matter

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Christian Robinson
Release date: Jun 02, 2020
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How we all relate and contribute to the world around us.

56. An Elephant And Piggie: Biggie-Biggie-Biggie!

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Sep 22, 2020
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A third volume of five Elephant & Piggie adventures.

57. Bunheads

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Misty Copel
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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A young Misty auditions for the classic ballet “Coppélia.”

58. Cozy

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Jan Brett
Release date: Jan 01, 2020
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A musk ox offers shelter to animals in the Alaskan tundra.

59. Natalie Portman’s Fables

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Natalie Portman
Release date: Oct 20, 2020
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A retelling of three classic fables.

60. How To Catch A Mermaid

Weeks on the list: 2

by: Adam Wallace.
Release date: Jan 01, 2018
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A young girl attempts to catch a mermaid and befriend her.

Last updated on December 9, 2021