Top 10 best-selling children’s books in 2021

The Hobbit
August 17, 2021 0 Comments

If you are not sure what reading will be interesting to your kid, we suggest you look through this list – Top 10 children’s books in 2021. Here are the best-selling children’s books from the Amazon website.

And remember, reading books is an important part of every child’s development. Some parents choose big books with colored pictures, others choose interactive play books or books for the intellectual development of their baby. No matter what you choose – let it be interesting for your kid to read!

  1. A Letter From Your Teacher: On the First Day of School
a letter from your teacher

This book is written by Shannon Olsen, who has worked in education for 15 years, primarily as a second-grade teacher. “A Letter From Your Teacher” will help first graders adapt more quickly to their new school environment, and establish a strong bond with their first teacher. The book comes in both hardcover and paperback, with 31 pages each. There are a lot of colorful and bright illustrations, which definitely grab your child’s attention.

2. Our Class is a Family

our class is a family

Shannon Olsen’s second book has reached the bestseller list. “Our Class is a Family” with its sincere mission statement and colorfully quirky illustrations will help to create and strengthen relationships between pupils in the classroom. The book has hardcover and paperback versions. Print length is 21 pages. Recommended buying for first graders’ parents and teachers who wish to create a truly warm family relationship in the classroom.

3. The Hobbit

The Hobbit

The Hobbit was published in 1937 and started the famous Lord of the Rings trilogy. Its author, English writer and linguist John Tolkien is considered to be the modern fantasy genre founder. This entertaining story is similar to a tale about treasures and dragons, only instead of knights and beautiful ladies, it involves mountain dwarves and an underground Hobbit. The book has 320 pages and is published in hardcover format. Illustrator Jemima Catlin has filled its pages with wonderful fairy pictures. The Hobbit won the New York Herald Tribune award for the best children’s story in 1938. It was also named “The Most Important Novel of the Twentieth Century” by the US publication Books for Keeps. The book is aimed at children aged 12 and over.

4. My First Learn to Write Workbook

my first learn to write workbook

A rare visitor to the top of the bestselling books is an educational book. This workbook is written under Crystal Radke’s supervision. The book is sold in paperback and consists of 84 pages. It is filled with bright and juicy pictures to make learning fun for your child. Ideal tool to prepare 3-5-year-old children for school and teach them how to write letters and hold a pen correctly.

5. Kindergarten, Here I Come!

Top 10 best-selling children's books in 2021

This lovely book describes all the meaningful moments a child encounters in kindergarten. All situations are presented in the form of a short, funny poem to help your child better absorb the information. The author of the book is D. J. Steinberg, who previously worked as a producer and artist for Disney Studios and Rocket Pictures, but decided to become a children’s writer after having kids. Sold in a paperback format for pre-school children. The book consists of 32 pages filled with lively illustrations.  

6. If Animals Kissed Good Night

Top 10 best-selling children's books in 2021

Author Ann Whitford Paul is a children’s author from the USA who was inspired to create picture books after spending many hours reading at bedtime to her little kids. This is why the book is ideal for reading to your little one before they go to bed. It is designed in a board book format. Illustrator David Walker has done a good job on the pictures, each page is bursting with bright colors and love. Designed for toddlers up to the age of 6. There are 34 pages in the book, each with cute animals drawn on them.

7. What Should Danny Do? School Day

Top 10 best-selling children's books in 2021

A wonderful interactive book teaches your child good manners and how to behave at school. It is up to the reader to choose how the superhero will act, and how the situation will develop from there. The book series is written by Adir and Ganit Levy, a married couple who have always dreamed of being writers. The book consists of 72 pages filled with engaging illustrations and designed in hardcover. Suitable for 4 years and up.

8. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

best-selling children's books

Another board book, which is included in the best-selling kid’s books list on Amazon. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar“ written by Eric Carle is a timeless classic. It was published in 1969 and has been republished many times since. The story is about the caterpillar’s life before it turns into a butterfly. This book is printed on 26 cardboard pages with a striking feature – holes in the cardboard, which the caterpillar “ate”. Each spread is illustrated with beautiful images in the child’s drawing style. The book has won dozens of awards, including an American Institute of Graphic Arts award and the Nakamori Reader’s Award in Japan in the 1970s. In 1969 the New York Times named it one of the “Ten Best Illustrated Books of the Year”. It is definitely a great choice for your baby!

9. The Outsiders

the outsiders

“The Outsiders” novel was written in 1965 and has since been considered an important asset in the literary tradition. Susan Hinton wrote her most well-known novel at the age of 16 and almost instantly earned herself fame as a teenage prophet and rising star in American culture. The book is truly iconic, won New York Herald Tribune Best Teenage Book and Chicago Tribune Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book awards.  “The Outsiders” are available in the paperback edition without illustrations. The number of pages is 224. Recommended for teenagers, but adults will enjoy it as well.

10. First Day Jitters

best-selling children's books

Last, but not least from The Jitters Series. The book is written by retired teacher and children’s book author Julie Danneberg. Thanks to this book, your child can vividly visualize the first school day. The 32-page edition is filled with beautiful illustrations by Judy Love. The book is available in two formats: paperback and hardcover. Perfect choice for children just starting school, in other words, for 5-8-year-olds. Since “First Day Jitters” describes this experience from the teacher’s perspective, it is a must-read children’s classic.

A good book opens up a whole colorful fantasy world. All the books in this list teach your child to express thoughts and feelings. Moreover, it cultivates a sense of beauty. So, feel free to choose one of the titles from Top 10 children’s books in 2021, read it to your child, develop his or her imagination and have a real pleasure in spending time together. We have a similar list of the best-selling books from 2020 – check it out!

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