The Children’s Book Review | May 19, 2017
Best Selling Books for Kids
Each month, we have fun checking out which books were the best sellers from our affiliate bookstore. Over the past month, our most popular kids series sold was the witty Mrs. Noodlekugel series for beginner readers, written by Daniel Pinkwater and illustrated by Adam Stower. Our list of hand-selected series from the nationwide best selling Children’s Series list, as noted by The New York Times, features Ransom Riggs’ Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children series and Rachel Renée Russell’s Dork Diaries.
The Children’s Book Review’s Best Selling Kids Book Series
Written by Daniel Pinkwater
Illustrated by Adam Stower
Publisher’s Synopsis: With signature wit and whimsy, the inimitable Daniel Pinkwater introduces an eccentric, endearing babysitter every child will wish they could have.
Ages 5-9 | Publisher: Candlewick
Nationwide Best Selling Kids Series Books
Written by Ransom Riggs
Publisher’s Synopsis: It all waits to be discovered in Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, an unforgettable novel that mixes fiction and photography in a thrilling reading experience.
Ages 12-17 | Quirk Books
Written by J. K. Rowling
The Harry Potter series has been hailed as “one for the ages” by Stephen King and “a spellbinding saga’ by USA Today. And most recently, The New York Times called Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows the “fastest selling book in history.”
Ages 10 and up | Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Publisher’s synopsis: The Dork Diaries series has more than 13 million copies in print worldwide!
Ages 9-13 | Publisher: Aladdin
By Jeff Kinney
An exciting and innovatively illustrated new series narrated by an unforgettable kid every family can relate to.
Ages 9 to 12 | Publisher: Amulet Books
Written by Victoria Aveyard
Publisher’s Synopsis: In Victoria Aveyard’s bestselling Red Queen series, allegiances are tested on every side.
Ages 14+ | Publisher: HarperTeen
This information for the best selling books was gathered from the New York Times Best Sellers list, which reflects the sales of books from books sold nationwide, including independent and chain stores. It is correct at the time of publication and presented in random order. Visit www.nytimes.com for their most current and up-to-date list.
For more great kids series, check out our articles tagged with Kids Series Books. Nothing beats a good series when you have an avid reader on your hands!