Jun 26, 2012

20 Best Selling Children's Books of All time

Here are the 20 best selling children's books of all time.  This is not an endorsement of these books, but simply an informational list.  
As you look at this list, think about these questions...

What made these books so popular with kids?
What can we learn from these books about connecting with kids?
Do you see any patterns or common threads in these books?
What emotional needs of kids do these books met?


#20 - Are you There God? It's Me, Margaret -  6.4 million copies


#19 - Island of the Blue Dolphins -  6.6 million copies


#18  Where the Red Fern Grows - 6.7 million copies


#17 - Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing -  7.1 million copies


#16 - Cat in the Hat - 7.2 million copies


#15 - Scuffy the Tugboat - 7.3 million copies


#14 - The Saggy Baggy Elephant - 7.4 million copies


#13 - Pat the Bunny - 7.5 million copies


#12 - Love You Forever - 7.9 million copies


#11 - Green Eggs and Ham - 8.1 million copies


#10 - Tootie - 8.5 million copies


#9 - The Tale of Peter Rabbit - 9.3 million copies


#8 - The Outsiders - 9.6 million copies


#7 - Charlotte's Web - 11.3 million copies


#6 - The Poky Little Puppy - 14.8 million copies


#5 - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - 44 million copies


#4 - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - 55 million copies


#3 - Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - 60 million copies


#2 - Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince - 65 million copies


#1 - Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - 107 million copies

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