Sunday, April 4, 2010

New York Times Children's Book List for Sunday April 4, 2010

Happy Easter
Welcome to the New York Times Children's Book List
 for Sunday April 4, 2010

What do you think is number one on the list? How many think that it is a Easter book? How many Easter related books do you think are on the list??????????????

OK... You guessed right. The number one Picture book is... 
THE EASTER EGG, written and illustrated by Jan Brett. There are two additional Picture books with a Easter title. They are:

THE JELLYBEANS AND THE BIG BOOK BONANZA, by Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans. Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger.
OLLIE'S EASTER EGGS, written and illustrated by Olivier Dunrea.  


Here is the link to the entire list!

Here is the rest of the list!

Until the next time!!!!!!!!!!!!
Happy Reading!!!!!!!!!!!!

A children's book a day, keeps the scary monster away!


Children's Books

Published: April 2, 2010

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE EASTER EGG, written and illustrated by Jan Brett. (Putnam, $17.99.) A story of caring and the hatching of spring. (Ages 4 to 8)7
2LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up)15
3DISNEY’S ALICE IN WONDERLAND: THE VISUAL GUIDE, by Jo Casey and Laura Gilbert. (DK, $16.99.) A movie tie-in. (Ages 8 and up)5
4THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 4 to 8)21
5POET EXTRAORDINAIRE!, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperCollins, $12.99.) Fancy Nancy’s fancy turns to rhyme. (Ages 4 to 8)4
6WADDLE!, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $12.95.) Animals in motion, with color. (Ages 4 to 8)28
7MY GARDEN, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes. (Greenwillow/HarperCollins, $17.99.) A little girl’s garden yields a bounty of magical variety. (Ages 4 to 8)4
8GALLOP!, written and illustrated by Rufus Butler Seder. (Workman, $12.95.) Animals seem to move when you flip the page. (Ages 4 to 8)108
9THE JELLYBEANS AND THE BIG BOOK BONANZA, by Laura Numeroff and Nate Evans. Illustrated by Lynn Munsinger. (Abrams, $15.95.) Friends work together in a quest for the perfect book. (Ages 4 to 8)2
10OLLIE'S EASTER EGGS, written and illustrated by Olivier Dunrea. (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $9.99.) Goslings from the eggs they decorated hunt for theie missing booty. (Ages 4 to 8)1

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) In a dystopian future, a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up)81
2CATCHING FIRE, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, $17.99.) The “Hunger Games” continue. (Ages 12 and up)30
3PERCY JACKSON AND THE OLYMPIANS (THE ULTIMATE GUIDE), by Mary-Jane Knight. Designed by Philip Chidlow. (Disney-Hyperion, $12.99.) Gods, beasts and tips for children with an immortal parent, based on Rick Riordan’s series. (Ages 10 and up)10
4FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) Thwarted love among misfits at a boarding school in Savannah, Ga. (Ages 12 and up)16
5SWEET LITTLE LIES, by Lauren Conrad. (Harper/HarperCollins, $17.99.) The heroines of "L.A. Candy" in a new Hollywood story. (Ages 14 and up)8
6A CONSPIRACY OF KINGS, by Megan Whalen Turner. (Greenwillow/HarperCollins, $16.99.) Empires, spies and disappearing kings. (Ages 9 to 12)1
7BEFORE I FALL, by Lauren Oliver. (Harper/HarperCollins, $17.99.) Last kisses, death and second chances await a teenager one fateful Friday. (Ages 14 and up)4
8WHEN YOU REACH ME, by Rebecca Stead. (Wendy Lamb, $15.99.) A sixth-grade girl in New York City begins receiving mysterious notes. (Ages 9 to 12)14
9THE BATBOY, by Mike Lupica. (Philomel, $17.99.) A young baseball fan uses the perfect summer job to cement relationships. (Ages 9 to 12)3
10HUSH, HUSH, by Becca Fitzpatrick. (Simon & Schuster, $17.99.) Love among the immortals. (Ages 14 and up)12

This Week
Weeks on List
1FANCY NANCY'S ELEGANT EASTER, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperFestival, $6.99.) Bunnies, flowers, eggs and a soupçon of French. (Ages 4 to 8)3
2THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up)133
3SAVVY, by Ingrid Law. (Puffin, $7.99.) In this big family, the unusual talents can move mountains. Mibs is about to turn 13, the age at which supernatural talents are conferred on members of her family. (Ages 9 to 12)1
4THREE CUPS OF TEA: YOUNG READERS EDITION, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. (Puffin, $8.99.) A former climber builds schools in Pakistani and Afghan villages. (Ages 9 to 12)61
5L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) Excitement in TV land by one who has been there. (Ages 14 and up)12
6THE OMNIVORE'S DILEMMA FOR KIDS, by Michael Pollan. (Dial, $9.99.) An adaptation of the grown-ups’ guide to the origins of dinner. (Ages 9 to 12)9
7THE UNDERNEATH, by Kathi Appelt. Illustrated by David Small. (Atheneum, $7.99.) In a tough neighborhood, a dog and cat form a family. (Ages 9 to 12)8
8GRACELING, by Kristin Cashore. (Graphia/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $9.99.) A girl endowed with special talents is also celebrated as a warrior. (Ages 14 and up)23
9THE ABSOLUTELY TRUE DIARY OF A PART-TIME INDIAN, by Sherman Alexie. Illustrated by Ellen Forney. (Little, Brown, $8.99.) A young boy leaves his reservation for an all-white school. (Ages 12 and up)50
10CHAINS, by Laurie Halse Anderson. (Simon & Schuster, $6.99.) A young slave tries to win her freedom via espionage in the American Revolution. (Ages 9 to 12)2

This Week
Weeks on List
1DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Abrams, hardcover only) The travails of adolescence, in cartoons. (Ages 9 to 12)63
2PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)142
3THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up)138
4FABLEHAVEN, by Brandon Mull. (Shadow Mountain/Aladdin, hardcover and paperback) Evil is afoot in a sanctuary for magical creatures. (Ages 9 to 12)9
5MAXIMUM RIDE, by James Patterson. (Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Winged children try to save the world. (Ages 10 and up)58
6WARRIORS, by Erin Hunter. (HarperCollins, hardcover and paper) Four clans of cat warriors aspire to meet up with the StarClan. (Ages 10 to 14)81
7VAMPIRE DIARIES, by L. J. Smith. (HarperTeen, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school, with a love triangle. (Ages 12 and up)48
8HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, by Cressida Cowell. (Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) A smart young Viking named Hiccup and his pet. (Ages 9 to 12)3
9THE CLIQUE, by Lisi Harrison. (Poppy/Little, Brown, paper only) The lives and loves of the popular kids at an elite prep school. (Ages 12 and up)18
10HOUSE OF NIGHT, by P.C. Cast and Kristin Cast. (St. Martin’s, hardcover and paper) Vampires in school. (Ages 14 and up)83

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