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Best Selling Kids Book Series | April 2017

The Children’s Book Review | April 15, 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 funny BALLET CAT series for beginner readers, by Bob Shea. 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


ballet-cat-the-totally-secret-secretBallet Cat

Written and Illustrated by Bob Shea

Publisher’s Synopsis: The Ballet Cat series will have beginning readers rolling on the floor with laughter.

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Ages 4-8 | Publisher: Boyds Mills Press


Nationwide Best Selling Kids Series Books

 

MissPeregrinesHomeForPeculiarPeopleMiss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children

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


Harry Potter

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


Dork Diaries 7: Tales from a Not-So-Glam TV Star By Rachel Renée RussellDork Diaries

By Rachel Renée Russell

Publisher’s synopsis: The Dork Diaries series has more than 13 million copies in print worldwide!

 

Ages 9-13 | Publisher: Aladdin


Diary of a Wimpy Kid Box of BooksDiary of a Wimpy Kid

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


King's Cage (Red Queen)Red Queen

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!

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

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