How to choose a Children’s Book

There are about 72 #1 Best Seller Children’s Books a year

Find a category your child is interested in and then choose a #1 Best Seller.

About 6 new books will be added to this list each month.

These are the most popular books from the 41,000 NEW books published each year and a few from the 233 million children’s books sold each year.

You should be able to select a book of great interest to your child, a #1 best seller… in 3 1/2 minutes or less!


1.            How to Choose a Children’s Book

2.          Wonky Donkey Craig Smith

3.          If Animals Kissed Good Night

4.            Sight to See by Dr. Qooz 

5.          The Very Hungry Caterpillar

6.             Who Are You by Dr. Qooz

7.            Giraffes Can’t Dance

8.            From Tree to Twelve by Dr. Qooz

9.            The Day the Crayons Quit

10.          Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle

11.          Goodnight Moon

12.          Where Are We by Dr. Qooz

13.          The Giving Tree

14.          Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

15.           Love You Forever  

16.          ABC With You and Me by Dr. Qooz 

17.          The One and Only Ivan

18.          The Pout-Pout Fish

19.          Where the Wild Things Are

20.         Me As Meant to Be by Dr. Qooz

21.          Guess How Much I Love You

22.          Press Here

23.          On the Night You Were Born

24.          Frozen

25.         Chasing Scaredy Away by Dr. Qooz

26.          Island of the Blue Dolphins

27.          Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White

28.          Tode’s Gnarly Mode

29.          Magic Tree House

30.          The Polar Express

31.          Are You My Mother?

32.          The Wonderful Things You Will Be

33.          Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

34.          The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf

35.          The Gruffalo

36.          Stargirl

37.          The Cat and The Hat by Dr. Seuss

38.          Dear Zoo: A Lift-the-Flap Book

39.          Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

40.          Pete the Cat by James Dean

41.          If Animals Kissed Good Night

42.          Just Me and My Dad

43.          Richard Scarry’s Cars and Trucks and Things That Go

44.          The Boxcar Children

45.          Llama Llama Red Pajama

46.          Curious George

47.          Goodnight, Little Monster

48.          The Hiccupotamus

49.          The Magic School Bus:

50.          The Rainbow Fish

51.          The Mitten

52.          The Keeping Quilt

53.          Through Your Eyes: My Child’s Gift to Me

54.          My Wish For You

55.          Take Heart, My Child: A Mother’s Dream

56.          Give Please a Chance

57.          Coat of Many Colors


59.          ALL ARE WELCOME

60.          Grumpy Monkey by Suzanne Lang

61.          THE WONDERFUL THINGS YOU WILL BE by Emily Winfield Martin

62.          I’ve Loved You Since Forever

63.          LOVE

64.          HERE WE ARE

65.          The Little Engine That Could

66.          I WISH YOU MORE

67.          The Polar Express

68.          Curious George

69.          National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs

70.          How to Babysit Grandma

71.          The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

72.          The Wonkey Donkey by Craig Smith

73.          Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

74.          Moana: The Mighty Maui Makes a Friend

75.          Finding Nemo

76.          Chicka Chicka Boom Boom