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Children's Picture Books
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Rank Last Week Weeks on List Bibliographical Information
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Pub Date Units
2014 YTD
1 2 6
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition [With Light Boy Doll]
Carol V Aebersold, Author
CCA,
978-0-9769907-0-3
LAST WEEK: 2
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Dec 2006
UNITS SOLD: 49,463
2012 YTD: 281,767
Dec
2006
49,463
281,767
2 3 6
The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition [With Light Girl Doll]
Carol V Aebersold, Author, Chanda A Bell, Author, Coe Steinwart, Illustrator
Cca & B, $37.95
978-0-9843651-7-3
LAST WEEK: 3
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Feb 2012
UNITS SOLD: 36,961
2012 YTD: 187,770
Feb
2012
36,961
187,770
3 8 11
B J Novak, Author
Dial Books, $17.99 (48)
978-0-8037-4171-3
LAST WEEK: 8
WEEKS ON LIST: 11
PUB DATE: Sep 2014
UNITS SOLD: 31,445
2012 YTD: 180,711
Sep
2014
31,445
180,711
4 16 6
How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Children's Books, $15.00 (64)
978-0-394-80079-0
LAST WEEK: 16
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Oct 1957
UNITS SOLD: 29,010
2012 YTD: 99,155
Oct
1957
29,010
99,155
5 13 6
The Polar Express
Chris Van Allsburg, Illustrator
Houghton Mifflin,
978-0-395-38949-2
LAST WEEK: 13
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Oct 1985
UNITS SOLD: 28,735
2012 YTD: 112,076
Oct
1985
28,735
112,076
6 23 141
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), $6.99 (30)
978-0-547-24828-8
LAST WEEK: 23
WEEKS ON LIST: 141
PUB DATE: Oct 2009
UNITS SOLD: 25,885
2012 YTD: 360,787
Oct
2009
25,885
360,787
7 26 76
Drew Daywalt, Author, Oliver Jeffers, Illustrator
Philomel Books, $17.99 (40)
978-0-399-25537-3
LAST WEEK: 26
WEEKS ON LIST: 76
PUB DATE: Jun 2013
UNITS SOLD: 24,848
2012 YTD: 360,895
Jun
2013
24,848
360,895
8 24 7
Alice Schertle, Author, Jill McElmurry, Illustrator
Harcourt Brace and Company, $14.99 (24)
978-0-544-32041-3
LAST WEEK: 24
WEEKS ON LIST: 7
PUB DATE: Sep 2014
UNITS SOLD: 23,381
2012 YTD: 101,976
Sep
2014
23,381
101,976
9 45 5
The Story of Christmas
Patricia A Pingry, Author, Rebecca Thornburgh, Illustrator
Candy Cane Press, $6.99 (22)
978-0-8249-1845-3
LAST WEEK: 45
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Oct 2010
UNITS SOLD: 16,465
2012 YTD: 61,479
Oct
2010
16,465
61,479
10 63 6
Giles Andreae, Author, Guy Parker-Rees, Illustrator
Cartwheel Books, $6.99 (32)
978-0-545-39255-6
LAST WEEK: 63
WEEKS ON LIST: 6
PUB DATE: Mar 2012
UNITS SOLD: 15,478
2012 YTD: 185,331
Mar
2012
15,478
185,331
11 51 662
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Eric Carle, Author
Philomel Books, $10.99
978-0-399-22690-8
LAST WEEK: 51
WEEKS ON LIST: 662
PUB DATE: Oct 2014
UNITS SOLD: 15,423
2012 YTD: 338,092
Oct
2014
15,423
338,092
12 56 727
Margaret Wise Brown, Author, Clement Hurd, Illustrator
HarperFestival, $8.99 (34)
978-0-694-00361-7
LAST WEEK: 56
WEEKS ON LIST: 727
PUB DATE: Jan 2007
UNITS SOLD: 14,980
2012 YTD: 370,426
Jan
2007
14,980
370,426
13 61 723
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Bill Martin, Jr., Author, Guruge, Illustrator, Eric Carle, Illustrator
Henry Holt & Company, $7.95 (24)
978-0-8050-4790-5
LAST WEEK: 61
WEEKS ON LIST: 723
PUB DATE: Sep 1996
UNITS SOLD: 14,376
2012 YTD: 316,104
Sep
1996
14,376
316,104
14 - 4
Waiting Is Not Easy!
Mo Willems, Author, Mo Willems, Illustrator
Disney Press, $8.99 (57)
978-1-4231-9957-1
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Nov 2014
UNITS SOLD: 14,216
2012 YTD: 47,301
Nov
2014
14,216
47,301
15 65 9
Shel Silverstein, Author
HarperCollins Publishers, $16.99 (64p)
978-0-06-025665-4
LAST WEEK: 65
WEEKS ON LIST: 9
PUB DATE: Feb 2014
UNITS SOLD: 12,348
2012 YTD: 258,861
Feb
2014
12,348
258,861
16 88 433
Green Eggs and Ham
Dr Seuss, Author
Random House Children's Books, $8.99 (72)
978-0-394-80016-5
LAST WEEK: 88
WEEKS ON LIST: 433
PUB DATE: Aug 1960
UNITS SOLD: 11,731
2012 YTD: 365,312
Aug
1960
11,731
365,312
17 - 1
Clement C Moore, Author, Mary Engelbreit, Illustrator, Clement C Moore, Illustrator
HarperCollins, $9.99 (40)
978-0-06-208944-1
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Sep 2011
UNITS SOLD: 11,365
2012 YTD: 34,892
Sep
2011
11,365
34,892
18 89 5
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
Dr Seuss, Author, Ring, Author
Random House Children's Books, $8.99 (72)
978-0-394-80013-4
LAST WEEK: 89
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Mar 1960
UNITS SOLD: 11,151
2012 YTD: 320,348
Mar
1960
11,151
320,348
19 74 2
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Classic Story: Deluxe 50th-Anniversary Edition
Thea Feldman, Author, Erwin Madrid, Illustrator
Square Fish, $12.99 (40)
978-1-250-04760-1
LAST WEEK: 74
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: Sep 2014
UNITS SOLD: 10,752
2012 YTD: 38,859
Sep
2014
10,752
38,859
20 93 221
Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book!
Dr Seuss, Author, Corriher, Author
Random House Children's Books, $4.99 (24)
978-0-679-88281-7
LAST WEEK: 93
WEEKS ON LIST: 221
PUB DATE: Nov 1996
UNITS SOLD: 10,752
2012 YTD: 267,909
Nov
1996
10,752
267,909
21 70 4
God Gave Us Christmas
Lisa Tawn Bergren, Author, David Hohn, Illustrator
Waterbrook Press, $9.99 (32)
978-1-4000-7175-3
LAST WEEK: 70
WEEKS ON LIST: 4
PUB DATE: Oct 2006
UNITS SOLD: 10,733
2012 YTD: 42,560
Oct
2006
10,733
42,560
22 97 3
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Slide and Find
Priddy Books, Manufactured by
Priddy Books, $7.99 (8)
978-0-312-51750-2
LAST WEEK: 97
WEEKS ON LIST: 3
PUB DATE: Sep 2014
UNITS SOLD: 10,707
2012 YTD: 37,493
Sep
2014
10,707
37,493
23 71 5
Christmastime Is Here!
Ellen Weiss, Author, SI Artists, Illustrator, David Roe, Designed by
Reader's Digest Association, $9.99 (10)
978-0-7944-2718-4
LAST WEEK: 71
WEEKS ON LIST: 5
PUB DATE: Oct 2012
UNITS SOLD: 10,375
2012 YTD: 50,260
Oct
2012
10,375
50,260
24 100 2
Sherri Duskey Rinker, Author, Tom Lichtenheld, Illustrator
Chronicle, (32p)
978-0-8118-7782-4
LAST WEEK: 100
WEEKS ON LIST: 2
PUB DATE: May 2011
UNITS SOLD: 10,171
2012 YTD: 145,190
May
2011
10,171
145,190
25 - 1
Herve Tullet, Author
Chronicle/Handprint, (56p)
978-0-8118-7954-5
LAST WEEK: -
WEEKS ON LIST: 1
PUB DATE: Mar 2011
UNITS SOLD: 10,156
2012 YTD: 123,405
Mar
2011
10,156
123,405
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