Children’s Bestsellers, Week of 4/26

The following is based on the 5/17 NYT lists (sales through 5/2) and the 5/7 USA Today general list (sales through 5/3).

Notes:

Peter Brown’s Curious Garden continues to rise, now at #2 after 3 weeks. It’s shut out of the top spot by the picture book version of Three Cups of Tea.

The Curious Garden
Peter Brown
Price: $16.99
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers – (2009-04-01)
ISBN-10: 0316015474
ISBN-13: 9780316015479

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New to the Lists:

#3 NYT Picture Books
On USA Today general list for 2 weeks; peak, #63

Fancy Nancy: Explorer Extraordinaire!
Jane O’connor
Price: $12.99
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins – (2009-04-01)
ISBN-10: 0061684864
ISBN-13: 9780061684869

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#6 NYT Picture Books

Llama Llama Misses Mama
Anna Dewdney
Price: $16.99
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Viking Juvenile – (2009-03-19)
ISBN-10: 0670061980
ISBN-13: 9780670061983

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#1 NYT Chapter Books
#70 USA Today General

The Awakening (Darkest Powers, Book 2)
Kelley Armstrong
Price: $17.99
Hardcover: 368 pages
Publisher: HarperCollins – (2009-05-01)
ISBN-10: 0061662763
ISBN-13: 9780061662768

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#10 NYT Chapter Books

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey
Trenton Lee Stewart
Price: $6.99
Paperback: 464 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers – (2009-05-01)
ISBN-10: 0316036730
ISBN-13: 9780316036733

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