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KidScreen Retail: Best-selling children’s books

December 1997...
February 1, 1998

December 1997

Source: Publishers Weekly, New York, New York, 212-463-6758

List prices appear in U.S. dollars

- Picture Books

The Hat

Jan Brett – Putnam, $16.95

- Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? (board book)

Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle – Holt, $6.95

- Guess How Much I Love You (board book)

Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anita Jeram – Candlewick, $6.99

- The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh

Disney, $19.95

- Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? (board book)

Bill Martin Jr., illustrated by Eric Carle – Holt, $6.95

- The Mitten (board book)

Jan Brett – Putnam, $7.95

- Anastasia

Maggie Blackwell – HarperActive, $7.98

- Alice and Greta

Steven J. Simmons, illustrated by Cyd Moore – Charlesbridge/Talewinds, $15.95

- Open Me . . . I’m a Dog!

Art Spiegelman – Harper Collins/Cotler, $14.95

- Milo and the Magical Stones

Marcus Pfister – North-South, $18.95

Fiction

- I Know What You Did Last Summer

Lois Duncan – Pocket/Archway, paper $4.50

- The Golden Compass

Philip Pullman – Del Rey, paper $5.99

- The Giver

Lois Lowry – Dell/Laurel-Leaf, paper $5.50

- Lifted Up By Angels

Lurlene McDaniel – Bantam/Starfire, paper $4.99

- Disney’s Flubber: A Novel

Cathy East Dubowski – Disney, paper $4.95

- The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

Christopher Paul Curtis – Dell/Yearling, paper $4.99

- The View from Saturday

E.L. Konigsburg – Atheneum, $16

- Anastasia: The Movie Novel

Cathy East Dubowski – HarperActive, paper $3.98

- The Subtle Knife

Philip Pullman – Knopf, $20

- Walk Two Moons

Sharon Creech – HarperTrophy, paper, $4.50

Paperback Series

- Arthur

Marc Brown – Little, Brown

- Animorphs

K.A. Applegate – Scholastic

- American Girls

Pleasant Company

- Goosebumps

R.L. Stine – Scholastic

- Rugrats

Simon Spotlight

Nonfiction

- Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

Jack Canfield – Health Communications, $12.95

- Hanson: MMMBop to the Top

Jill Matthews – Pocket/Archway, paper $3.99

- Hanson: An Unauthorized Biography

Marie Morreale – Scholastic, paper $3.99

- Nail Art

Sherri Haab – Klutz Press, $19.95

- Children Like Me: Celebrations Barnabas and Anabel Kindersley – DK, $17.95

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