The Best Children’s Books of , According to Kids | BrightlyA new year brings new opportunities, new possibilities, and, yes, plenty of brand-new books. Just think of them as a new loveable odd couple. When Ox falls in love with a snooty gazelle, he will stop at nothing to win her love. Although she rudely responds to all of his letters, he will not be deterred! This pint-sized biography shows kids how Jim Henson coupled imagination with determination to create "The Muppet Show" and "Sesame Street" and brought laughter and learning to generations of children and adults.
The best children’s books of 2017
Scholastic retained its hold atop the frontlist fiction ranking, placing 40 titles on the list last year and occupying Penguin Random House increased its share of frontlist fiction slots, taking positions out of the 1, on that list in up from in and boosting its share of list real estate to Scholastic had four of the top 10 longest-running books on the fiction list, including the top title, Dog Man Unleashed by Dav Pilkey, which remained on the list for all but one week in Another Pilkey book, Dog Man , the first in his Captain Underpants spin-off series, was on the list for 36 weeks. PRH had only one book among the longest-running fiction bestsellers: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon, which was on the list for 41 weeks. While Scholastic and PRH improved their bestselling positions last year, their closest rivals lost ground.
Pick a Pine Tree by Patricia Toht. Anticipation builds throughout this rhyming, ritual account of choosing and bedecking a tree. Everyone in the blocky, soft-glowing images is beaming, from people to pets to plump Santa ornaments; by the end of the book, readers will be, too. Mopoke by Philip Bunting. The Twelve Days of Christmas. Gorgeously gilded, darkly leafy and understatedly humorous, this richly textured version of a well-loved carol features frog lords a-leaping and woodpecker drummers, as well as partridges, pears and calling birds in ink, watercolour and collage. One Christmas Wish by Katherine Rundell.
Best Sellers Lists Navigation
From tigers to tapirs, rebels to refugees, high-fantasy fiction to high-school dramas - we live in a golden age of literary choice. An epoch where no matter the content or concept of a book it can be enjoyed by readers of all ages. - Skip to main content. There's a problem loading this menu right now.