Tuesday, October 26, 2010

New York Times -Children's Book - Week of October 24, 2010

New York Times -Best Selling Children's Books 
Week of October 24, 2010


Here is the link to this week's list of best selling New York Times Children's Books:

Scroll down to see there are any new comers and ones that debuted at number one this week.

Is Knuffle Bunny Free still in the number one spot or has it been replaced by a new comer?
Scroll down this page to see the entire list........


This Week Weeks on List

1 KNUFFLE BUNNY FREE, written and illustrated by Mo Willems. (Balzer & Bray/HarperCollins, $17.99.) A little girl and her well-loved companion take a trip that leads to unexpected discoveries. (Ages 3 to 7) 3

2 FABULOUS FASHION BOUTIQUE, by Jane O’Connor. Illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser. (HarperCollins, $17.99.) Fancy Nancy takes an entrepreneurial approach to haute couture. (Ages 4 to 7) 1

3 SCAREDY-CAT, SPLAT!, written and illustrated by Rob Scotton. (Harper/HarperCollins, $16.99.) Splat aims to scare his cat school pals on Halloween. (Ages 3 to 7) 5

4 ZEN GHOSTS, written and illustrated by Jon J Muth. (Scholastic Press, $17.99.) Stillwater the panda with a Halloween-themed tale of Eastern wisdom. (Ages 5 to 8) 4

5 ART AND MAX, written and illustrated by David Wiesner. (Clarion, $17.99.) Two artists mix methods and media. (Ages 5 to 8) 1

6 OLIVIA GOES TO VENICE, written and illustrated by Ian Falconer. (Atheneum, $17.99.) A piglet prone to big ideas wants to live on the Grand Canal. (Ages 3 to 7) 3

7 LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up) 43

8 THE LION AND THE MOUSE, illustrated by Jerry Pinkney. (Little, Brown, $16.99.) A fable of reciprocal kindness, redrawn. (Ages 3 to 6) 42

9 MY MOMMY HUNG THE MOON, by Jamie Lee Curtis. Illustrated by Laura Cornell. (Joanna Cotler/HarperCollins, $16.99.) A child waxes poetic about Mom’s amazing achievements. (Ages 4 to 8) 6

10 THE THREE LITTLE DASSIES, written and illustrated by Jan Brett. (Putnam, $17.99.) A retelling of "The Three Little Pigs," with Namibian flavor. (Ages 3 to 5) 3


This Week Weeks on List

1 THE LOST HERO, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $18.99.) A return to Camp Half-Blood and semi-divine characters old and new. (Ages 10 and up) 1

2 JUSTIN BIEBER, FIRST STEP 2 FOREVER, by Justin Bieber. (HarperCollins, $21.99.) A young musician reaches out to fans with short takes, Web posts and photos. (Ages 6 to 12) 1

3 BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. (Little, Brown, $17.99.) A return to a small Southern town riddled with underground passageways, secrets and curses. (Ages 12 and up) 1

4 TORMENT, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) A novel about the nephilim, the children of humans and fallen angels. (Ages 12 and up) 3

5 THE SCORCH TRIALS, by James Dashner. (Delacorte, $17.99.) The former denizens of the Maze cope with postapocalyptic plagues. (Ages 12 and up) 1

6 THE RED PYRAMID, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99.) Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet. (Ages 10 and up) 24

7 CRESCENDO, by Becca Fitzpatrick. (Simon & Schuster, $18.99.) A world where the truth is sought and feared; a sequel to “Hush, Hush.” (Ages 14 and up) 1

8 CLOCKWORK ANGEL, by Cassandra Clare. (McElderry/Simon & Schuster, $19.99.) Victorian England proves a treacherous place. (Ages 14 and up) 7

9 LAUREN CONRAD STYLE, by Lauren Conrad with Elise Loehnen. (HarperCollins, $19.99.) A guide to chic. (Ages 12 and up) 2

10 ELIXIR, by Hilary Duff with Elise Allen. (Simon & Schuster, $17.99.) Ghosts of images appear on photographs, and then in reality. (Ages 14 and up) 1


This Week Weeks on List

1 FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $9.99.) Love is thwarted at a boarding school where the students are not your average mortals. (Ages 12 and up) 3

2 THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up) 162

3 THREE CUPS OF TEA: YOUNG READERS EDITION, by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin. (Puffin/Penguin, $8.99.) A former climber builds schools in Pakistani and Afghan villages. (Ages 9 to 12) 90

4 THE GRAVEYARD BOOK, by Neil Gaiman. Illustrated by Dave McKean. (HarperCollins, $7.99.) To avoid a killer, a boy lives in a cemetery. Excerpt (Ages 10 and up) 3

5 OLIVIA AND THE HAUNTED HOTEL, Adapted by Jodie Shepherd. Illustrated by Patrick Spaziante. (Simon Spotlight, $4.99.) A game of "hotel" takes on a ghostly dimension for piglet friends. A TV tie-in. (Ages 3 to 7) 2

6 SAVVY, by Ingrid Law. (Puffin/Penguin, $7.99.) Mibs is about to receive her supernatural abilities. (Ages 9 to 12) 22

7 HUSH, HUSH, by Becca Fitzpatrick. (Simon & Schuster, $17.99.) A love story of immortals and ancient battles. (Ages 14 and up) 4

8 BEAUTIFUL CREATURES, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. (Little, Brown, $17.99.) A secret wrapped in a Southern Gothic novel. (Ages 12 and up) 4

9 THE 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) 78

10 SHIVER, by Maggie Stiefvater. (Scholastic, $8.99.) Love among the lupine. (Ages 13 and up) 19


This Week Weeks on List

1 THE HUNGER GAMES, by Suzanne Collins. (Scholastic, hardcover and paper) In a dystopian society a girl fights for survival on live TV. (Ages 12 and up) 8

2 DIARY OF A WIMPY KID, written and illustrated by Jeff Kinney. (Abrams, hardcover only) The travails of adolescence, in cartoons. (Ages 9 to 12) 92

3 PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12) 171

4 RANGER’S APPRENTICE, by John Flanagan. (Philomel, hardcover and paper) A boy warrior battles evil. (Ages 9 to 12) 55

5 THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up) 167

6 L.A. CANDY, by Lauren Conrad. (HarperCollins) Excitement in TV land, by someone who has been there. (Ages 14 and up) 2

7 CHRONICLES OF VLADIMIR TOD, by Heather Brewer. (Dutton, hardcover and Speak, paper) School is no picnic for a student who thirsts for blood. (Ages 12 and up) 8

8 THE 39 CLUES, by various authors. (Scholastic, hardcover only) A brother and sister travel the world in search of the key to their family’s power. (Ages 9 to 12) 67

9 THE CRANK TRILOGY, Ellen Hopkins. (Simon & Schuster) Chronicles of addiction. (Ages 14 and up) 5

10 PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, by Sara Shepard. (HarperTeen, hardcover and paper) Four girls less perfect than they seem. (Ages 14 and up) 30


Happy Reading.........

Until the next time.........

A Children's Book a Day, Keeps the Scary Monster Away!

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