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Best Selling Kids Book Series | May 2018

The Children’s Book Review | May 9, 2018

Best Selling Books for Kids

Each month, we have fun checking out which kids book series’ were the best sellers from our affiliate bookstore. The most popular kids book series sold this past month was Robert Beatty’s spooky historical mystery-thriller Serafina series. Our list of hand-selected series from the nationwide best selling Children’s Series list, as noted by The New York Times, features Dog Man from best selling author Dav Pilkey.

The Children’s Book Review’s Best Selling Kids Book Series

 

Serafina and the Black Cloak By Robert BeattySerafina

Written by Robert Beatty

Publisher’s Synopsis: Disney Hyperion presents an exciting series for children & adults: a spooky historical mystery-thriller about an unusual girl who lives secretly in the basement of the grand Biltmore Estate.

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Ages 8-12 | Publisher: Disney-Hyperion


Nationwide Best Selling Kids Series 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


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


Dog Man by Dav PilkeyDog Man

Written and Illustrated by Dav Pilkey

Publisher’s Synopsis: New from the creator of Captain Underpants, it’s Dog Man, the crime-biting canine who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO!

Ages 7-14 | Publisher: Graphix


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


Captain Underpants Full ColorCaptain Underpants

Written by Dav Pilkey

Publisher’s Synopsis: Fourth-grade class clowns George Beard and Harold Hutchins have created the greatest superhero in the history of their elementary school — and now they’re going to bring him to life! Meet Captain Underpants! His true identity is SO secret, even HE doesn’t know who he is!

Read an excerpt of The Adventures of Captain Underpants (in full color!)

Ages 7-10 | Publisher: Scholastic Inc.


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!

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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