Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Children's Books from New York Times for Week of November 14, 2010

New York Times Children's Books
Week of November 14, 2010


The New York Times best selling children's books for the week of November 14, 2010 are included below.
LLAMA LLAMA HOLIDAY DRAMA written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney is still number one after three weeks! Have you read this one?What do you think? Let us know!

KNUFFLE BUNNY FREE, written and illustrated by Mo Willems is still on the list as well.

Which book has been on this list the longest? Scroll down and find out!


Stay tuned for books that I will review for Thanksgiving...........

Any suggestions? I will include them!

Happy reading............

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

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

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Here is the entire list:

This Week
Weeks on List
1LLAMA LLAMA HOLIDAY DRAMA, written and illustrated by Anna Dewdney. (Viking, $16.99.) When the suspense is too much, Llama Llama turns to you-know-who for comfort. (Ages 2 and up)3
2FABULOUS 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)4
3KNUFFLE 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)6
4HEADS, written and illustrated by Matthew Van Fleet. (Paula Wiseman/Simon & Schuster, $17.99.) Animal noggins with tabs to make them move. (Ages 2 and up)9
5LEGO STAR WARS, by Simon Beecroft. (DK, $21.99.) An annotated visual dictionary. (Ages 7 and up)46
6OLIVIA 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)5
7IT'S A BOOK, written and illustrated by Lane Smith. (Roaring Brook, $12.99.) It doesn’t tweet or need recharging. (Ages 6 and up)12
8ART AND MAX, written and illustrated by David Wiesner. (Clarion, $17.99.) Two artists mix methods and media. (Ages 5 to 8)4
9DC SUPER HEROES, THE ULTIMATE POP-UP BOOK, by the DC Comics staff and Matthew Reinhart. (Little, Brown, $29.99.) Comics, in 3-D. (Ages 3 and up)3
10WHEREVER YOU ARE, MY LOVE WILL FIND YOU, written and illustrated by Nancy Tillman. (Feiwel & Friends, $16.99.) All about the tenderness a parent feels for a child. (Ages 4 to 8)5

This Week
Weeks on List
1THE 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)4
2JUSTIN 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)4
3THE RED PYRAMID, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, $17.99.) Ancient gods (this time from Egypt) and a mortal family meet. (Ages 10 and up)27
4CRESCENDO, 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)4
5TORMENT, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $17.99.) A novel about the nephilim, the children of humans and fallen angels. (Ages 12 and up)6
6VIRALS, by Kathy Reichs. (Razorbill, $17.99.) A spinoff featuring the niece of the fictional Temperance Brennan, forensic anthropologist. (Ages 12 and up)1
7HARRY POTTER FILM WIZARDRY, by Brian Sibley. (Collins Design/HarperCollins, $39.99.) Deep background, subtext and behind-the screen details from the moviemakers. (Ages 18 and up)3
8CLOCKWORK ANGEL, by Cassandra Clare. (McElderry/Simon & Schuster, $19.99.) Victorian England proves a treacherous place. (Ages 14 and up)10
9BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS, by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. (Little, Brown, $17.99.) A return to the secrets and curses of a Southern town. (Ages 12 and up)4
10THE SCORCH TRIALS, by James Dashner. (Delacorte, $17.99.) The former denizens of the Maze cope with postapocalyptic plagues. (Ages 12 and up)4

This Week
Weeks on List
1STEFAN’S DIARIES: VOL. 1, ORIGINS, by L. J. Smith and Kevin Williamson & Julie Plec. (HarperCollins, $9.99.) The story behind the vampire love triangle. (Ages 14 and up)1
2WITCH AND WIZARD, by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet. (Little, Brown, $9.99.) A sister and brother flex their new powers. (Ages 10 and up)1
3FALLEN, by Lauren Kate. (Delacorte, $9.99.) Love is thwarted at boarding school. (Ages 12 and up)6
4THE FLEDGLING HANDBOOK 101, by P.C. Cast with Kim Doner. (St. Martin’s Griffin, $12.99.) From history to bodily changes, a compendium on vampirism for neophytes. (Ages 12 and up)2
5THE BOOK THIEF, by Markus Zusak. (Knopf, $11.99.) A girl saves books from Nazi burning. Excerpt (Ages 14 and up)165
6THE 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)6
7HUSH, HUSH, by Becca Fitzpatrick. (Simon & Schuster, $17.99.) A love story of immortals and ancient battles. (Ages 14 and up)7
8NERDS (BOOK ONE: NATIONAL ESPIONAGE, RESCUE, AND DEFENSE SOCIETY), by Michael Buckley. (Amulet/Abrams, $6.95.) Stealth is challenging when you wear orthodontic headgear. (Ages 8 to 12)3
9SAVVY, by Ingrid Law. (Puffin/Penguin, $7.99.) Mibs is about to receive her supernatural abilities. (Ages 9 to 12)24
10THREE 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)93

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)95
2THE 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)11
3PERCY JACKSON & THE OLYMPIANS, by Rick Riordan. (Disney-Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Children of the gods battle mythological monsters. (Ages 9 to 12)174
4THE 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)70
5BIG NATE, Lincoln Peirce. (HarperCollins, hardcover; Andrews McMeel, paper) Where Nate goes, trouble is sure to follow. (Ages 8 to 12)3
6BLUE BLOODS, by Melissa de la Cruz. (Hyperion, hardcover and paper) Young and privileged vampires are having a blood feud. (Ages 14 and up)15
7THE TWILIGHT SAGA, by Stephenie Meyer. (Megan Tingley/Little, Brown, hardcover and paper) Vampires and werewolves in school. (Ages 12 and up)170
8RANGER’S APPRENTICE, by John Flanagan. (Philomel, hardcover and paper) A boy warrior battles the forces of evil. (Ages 9 to 12)58
9HARRY POTTER, by J. K. Rowling. (Arthur A. Levine/Scholastic, hardcover and paper) A young wizard hones his skills while waging war evil. (Ages 10 and up)232
10MORGANVILLE VAMPIRES, by Rachel Caine. (NAL, hardcover; NAL Jam, paper) Vampires in town. (Ages 14 and up)9


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