New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2022 Complete List Page 1

There are 81 books in the New York Times Children’s Picture Books Best Sellers 2022 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: 32

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: 28

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: 14

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

4. Change Sings

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Am a Gorman.
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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A children’s anthem for change.

5. Good Night, Little Blue Truck

Weeks on the list: 10

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.

6. The 1619 Project: Born On The Water

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Nikole Hannah-Jones Renée Watson.
Release date: Jan 01, 2021
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A young Black girl traces her ancestry for a school assignment.

7. Nana Loves You More

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Jimmy Fallon.
Release date: Mar 29, 2022
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The depth of a Nana’s love runs deep.

8. I Wish You More

Weeks on the list: 8

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

9. The Smart Cookie

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Jory John.
Release date: Nov 02, 2021
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Cookie builds up her self-confidence.

10. Grumpy Monkey

Weeks on the list: 7

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

11. How To Catch The Easter Bunny

Weeks on the list: 7

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.

12. Stacey’S Extraordinary Words

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Stacey Abrams.
Release date: Dec 28, 2021
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Stacey is entered into a spelling bee by her teacher.

13. Perfectly Pegasus

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Jessie Sima
Release date: Mar 29, 2022
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A lonely pegasus looks for the perfect friend.

14. Not Quite Narwhal

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Jessie Sima
Release date: Feb 14, 2017
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Kelp discovers that he’s a unicorn.

15. The Abcs Of Black History

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Rio Cortez.
Release date: Dec 08, 2020
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An informative ode to Black history.

16. Little Blue Truck’s Valentine

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Alice Schertle.
Release date: Dec 08, 2020
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Little Blue Truck delivers Valentine’s Day cards to all his farm animal friends.

17. Pete The Cat: Big Easter Adventure

Weeks on the list: 7

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

18. In My Heart

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Jo Witek.
Release date: Oct 14, 2014
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An exploration of feelings.

19. 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.

20. I’m Not Scared, You’re Scared

Weeks on the list: 6

by: Seth Meyers.
Release date: Jan 01, 2022
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Brave Rabbit and cowardly Bear go on an adventure together.

21. The Pigeon Has To Go To School!

Weeks on the list: 5

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.

22. Knight Owl

Weeks on the list: 5

by: Christopher Denise
Release date: Jan 01, 2022
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A young owl must prove himself when an intruder comes to the castle.

23. We Don’t Eat Our Classmates!

Weeks on the list: 5

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.

24. Love From The Crayons

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Drew Daywalt Oliver Jeffers
Release date: Dec 01, 2019
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The Crayons show the colors of love.

25. 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.

26. The Good Egg Presents: The Great Eggscape!

Weeks on the list: 4

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

27. How To Catch A Mermaid

Weeks on the list: 4

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

28. Be You!

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Peter H. Reynolds
Release date: Mar 03, 2020
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A celebration of individuality.

29. Thank You, Teacher From The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Eric Carle
Release date: Apr 01, 2021
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The insatiable insect’s pedagogue appreciation.

30. Why A Daughter Needs A Dad

Weeks on the list: 4

by: Gregory E. Lang.
Release date: Apr 15, 2019
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A father’s love for his daughter.

Last updated on Sunday, August 14, 2022