The Children’s Book Review | December 5, 2016
Best Selling Books for Kids
The entertaining 101 SERIES FOR KIDS, a group of books that covers interests for all, remains as the best selling kids series from The Children’s Book Review’s affiliate store. 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 crew over at Quarto Knows have a fun series that includes a book to interest everyone. 101 Books to Read Before You Grow Up, 101 Movies to See Before You Grow Up, 101 Ways to Gross Out Your Friends, 101 Things to Do While You Poo, and the list goes on!
Ages 8 and up | Publisher: Walter Foster Jr.
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
Percy Jackson and the Olympians
Written by Rick Riordan
Publisher’s Synopsis: Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a satyr and a daughter of Athena, Percy must journey across the United States to catch a thief who has stolen the original weapon of mass destruction — Zeus’ master bolt. Along the way, he must face a host of mythological enemies determined to stop him. Most of all, he must come to terms with a father he has never known, and an Oracle that has warned him of betrayal by a friend.
Ages 10-14 | Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
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!