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

There are 102 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: 43

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: 42

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: 21

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

4. The Pigeon Will Ride The Roller Coaster!

Weeks on the list: 13

by: Mo Willems
Release date: Sep 06, 2022
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The Pigeon goes through a series of emotions leading up to a roller coaster ride.

5. 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.

6. The Smart Cookie

Weeks on the list: 12

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

7. Creepy Crayon!

Weeks on the list: 11

by: Aaron Reynolds.
Release date: Aug 23, 2022
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Jasper finds a crayon that helps him in school, or so it seems.

8. 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.

9. Little Blue Truck Makes A Friend

Weeks on the list: 10

by: Alice Schertle Jill McElmurry
Release date: Sep 06, 2022
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Blue and friends meet Chuck the woodchuck.

10. 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.

11. The Pigeon Has To Go To School!

Weeks on the list: 9

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.

12. The Bad Seed Presents: The Good, The Bad, And The Spooky

Weeks on the list: 9

by: Jory John.
Release date: Jul 20, 2021
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Bad Seed seeks the perfect Halloween costume.

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. 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.

15. How To Catch A Witch

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Alice Walstead.
Release date: Jan 01, 2022
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The Catch Club Kids attempt to snare a witch on Halloween.

16. 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.

17. I’m So Glad You Were Born

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Ainsley Earhardt.
Release date: Jan 01, 2022
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A celebration of who you are.

18. Time For School, Little Blue Truck

Weeks on the list: 8

by: Alice Schertle.
Release date: Jun 22, 2021
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Blue gives a friend a ride to school.

19. All Are Welcome

Weeks on the list: 8

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.

20. 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.

21. 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.

22. 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.

23. 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.

24. 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.

25. 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.

26. 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.

27. The Crayons Trick Or Treat

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Drew Daywalt.
Release date: Sep 06, 2022
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Purple crayon teaches the rest of the crayons Halloween etiquette.

28. How To Catch An Elf

Weeks on the list: 7

by: Adam Wallace.
Release date: Oct 01, 2016
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A tiny narrator dodges traps while making the Christmas rounds.

29. 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.

30. 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.

Last updated on Sunday, December 18, 2022