Best-selling children’s books January 1998

Source: Publishers Weekly, New York,...
March 1, 1998

Source: Publishers Weekly, New York,

New York, 212-463-6758

List prices appear in U.S. dollars

Picture Books

The Many Adventures of

Winnie the Pooh

Disney – $19.95

The Hat

Jan Brett – Putnam, $16.95

Guess How Much I Love You (board book)

Sam McBratney, illustrated by Anbita Jeram -

Candlewick, $6.99

Brown bear, Brown bear, What Do You See? (board book)

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

Time for Bed (board book)

Mem Fox, illustrated by Jane Dyer – Harcourt, $6.95

William Wegman’s Puppies

William Wegman – Hyperion, $24.95


Sandra Boynton – Little Simon, $7.99

Ten Little Dinosaurs

Pattie Schnetzler, illustrated by Jim Harris – Accord, $15.95

Cookie Count: A Tasty Pop-up

Robert Sabuda – Little Simon, $19.95

The Jester Has Lost His Jingle

David Saltzman – The Jester Company, $20


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

The Subtle Knife

Philip Pullman – Knopf, $20

The Adventures of Captain Underpants: An Epic Novel

Dav Pilkey -

Scholastic/Little Apple, paper $3.50

Paperback Series

Little Bill

Bill Cosby – Scholastic


K.A. Applegate -



Marc Brown

Little Brown

American Girls -

Pleasant Company

Magic Tree House

Mary Pope Osborne, illustrated by Sal Murdocca – Random


Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul

Jack Canfield -

Health Communications, $12.95

Totally Taylor: Hanson’s Heartthrob

Michael-Anne Johns -

Scholastic, paper $3.99


MMMBop to the Top

Jill Mathews -

Pocket/Archway, paper $3.99


The Official Book

Jarrod Gollihare -

Watson-Guptill, $10.95

Nail Art

Sherri Haab -

Klutz Press, $19.95

ï Update

The Discovery Channel Store: Destination Washington, D.C. will open to the public on March 7 (see KidScreen’s February 1998 issue, ‘Discovery under the microscope,’ page R1). The store was originally scheduled to open on February 14. People outside the Washington, D.C., area can get a firsthand look at the store when Discovery hosts a virtual store opening on-line at, also on March 7.

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