Best Selling Children's Books (Hardback)

No. Book Author First published
1 The Poky Little Puppy Janette Sebring Lowrey
2 The Tale of Peter Rabbit Beatrix Potter 1902
3 Tootle Gertrude Crampton 1945
4 Green Eggs and Ham Dr. Seuss 1960
5 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire J.K. Rowling 2000
6 Pat the Bunny Dorothy Kunhardt 1940
7 Saggy Baggy Elephant Kathryn and Byron Jackson 1947
8 Scuffy the Tugboat Gertrude Crampton 1955
9 The Cat in the Hat Dr. Seuss 1957
10 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets J.K. Rowling 1999
 

Best Selling Children's Books (softcover)

No. Book Author First published
1 Charlotte's Web E.B. White illustrated by Garth Williams 1952
2 The Outsiders S.E. Hinton 1968
3 Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing Judy Blume 1976
4 Love You Forever Robert Munsch illustrated by Sheila McGraw 1986
5 Where the Red Fern Grows Wilson Rawls 1973
6 Island of the Blue Dolphins< i> Scott O'Dell 1960
7 Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone J.K. Rowling 1997
8 Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret Judy Blume 1972
9 Shane Jack Schaefer 1949
10 The Indian in the Cupboard Sean Brennan 1982
 
Rank of Dr. Seuss Books in All Time Rank for Children's Books
No. Book First
published
All-time rank for
hardcover children's books
Notes
1 Green Eggs and Ham 1960 #4
2 The Cat in the Hat 1957 #9 approximately 7.2 million copies
sold as of 2000
3 One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish 1960 #13
4 Hop on Pop 1963 #16
5 Oh, the Places You'll Go! 1990 #17
6 Dr. Seuss's ABC 1960 #18
7 The Cat in the Hat Comes Back 1958 #26
8 Fox in Socks 1965 #31
9 How the Grinch Stole Christmas 1957 #35
10 My Book about ME 1969 #40 Illustrated by Roy McKie
11 I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! 1978 #58
12 Oh, the Thinks You Can Think! 1975 #65
13 Oh Say Can You Say? 1979 #85
14 There's a Wocket in My Pocket! 1974 #93
15 Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? 1996 #98 board book
16 Dr. Seuss's ABC 1996 #99 board book
17 Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? 1970 #101
18 Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories 1958 #125
19 The Sneetches and Other Stories 1961 #129
20 Ten Apples up on Top! 1961 #130 listed as Theo. LeSieg;
illustrated by Roy McKie
21 I Am NOT Going to Get Up Today! 1987 #135 illustrated by James Stevenson
22 Horton Hatches the Egg 1940 #138
23 Happy Birthday to You! 1959 #139
24 Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book 1962 #140

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