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List of famous picture book books, listed alphabetically with jacket cover images of the books when available. Information for these popular picture book books is included as well, such as the author's name and the book's publication date. This list includes the best picture book novels, textbooks, and stories, so use it to find books you haven't already read and add them to your reading list.

List is made up of a variety of books, including Where the Wild Things Are and The Cat in the Hat.

This list should answer the questions, "What are the best picture book books?" and "What are the most famous picture book books?"

Note that some books on this list might be currently out of print, but you can purchase most of these notable picture book titles on Amazon with just one click.

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10,000 Dresses is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
10,000 Dresses Mark Ewert, Rex Ray

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10,000 Dresses is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
10,000 Dresses Mark Ewert

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A Child's Calendar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
A Child's Calendar John Updike

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A Couple of Boys Have the Best... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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A Growling Place is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
A Growling Place Thomas Aquinas Maguire

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A letter to Amy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
A letter to Amy Ezra Jack Keats

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A Pocket for Corduroy is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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A River of Words: The Story of... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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A Sick Day for Amos McGee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
A Sick Day for Amos McGee Philip C. Stead

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A Story a Story is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
A Story a Story Gail E. Haley

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A Tree Is Nice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
A Tree Is Nice Janice May Udry

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Abraham Lincoln is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Abraham Lincoln Edgar Parin d'Aulaire, Ingri D'Aulaire

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All the World is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
All the World Liz Garton Scanlon

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Alphabet City is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Alphabet City Stephen T. Johnson

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Always Room for One More is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Always Room for One More Sorche Nic Leodhas

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An Octopus Followed Me Home is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Anansi the Spider: A Tale from... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Animalia is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Animalia Graeme Base

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Animals of the Bible is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Animals of the Bible Helen Dean Fish, Dorothy P. Lathrop

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Apt. 3 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Apt. 3 Ezra Jack Keats

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Arrow to the Sun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Arrow to the Sun Gerald McDermott

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Ashanti to Zulu is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Ashanti to Zulu Margaret Musgrove

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Baboushka and the Three Kings is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Ben's Trumpet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Ben's Trumpet Rachel Isadora

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Big Al is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Big Al Andrew Clements

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Billy and Blaze is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Black and White is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Black and White David Macaulay

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Blueberries for Sal is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Blueberries for Sal Robert McCloskey

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Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Castle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Castle David Macaulay

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Cathedral: The Story of Its Co... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Chanticleer and the Fox is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Chanticleer and the Fox Barbara Cooney

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Chanticleer and the Fox is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Chanticleer and the Fox Barbara Cooney

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Chicka Chicka Boom Boom is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom Bill Martin^! Jr., John Archambault

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Chicka, Chicka, 1, 2, 3 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Chicka, Chicka, 1, 2, 3 Michael Sampson, Bill Martin, Jr.

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Chrysanthemum is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Chrysanthemum Kevin Henkes

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Cinderella, or the Little Glas... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That T... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Cloudy with a Chance of Meatba... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Color Zoo Board Book is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Color Zoo Board Book Lois Ehlert

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Coming On Home Soon is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Coming On Home Soon Jacqueline Woodson

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Corduroy is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Corduroy Don Freeman

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Daffy Duck for President is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Different Like Coco is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Different Like Coco Elizabeth Matthews

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Doctor DeSoto is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Doctor DeSoto William Steig

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Dogger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Dogger Shirley Hughes

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Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Don't Let the Pigeon Stay Up L... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels

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Dooby Dooby Moo is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Dooby Dooby Moo Doreen Cronin

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Drummer Hoff is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Picture Book Books and Novels
Drummer Hoff Barbara Emberley