Juvenile Picture Books (more): 2022 Top Borrowed Books

Top picture books that aren't Mo Willems or Pete the Cat. (We love them, but we also love variety!)

Updated January 3, 2023
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Pinkalicious
Kann, Victoria.
This New York Times bestseller from Victoria and Elizabeth Kann celebrates all things pink while showing readers that being yourself is the best of all. Pinkalicious loves all things pink. From fairy dresses to cotton candy to bubblegum. Most importantly she loves eating pink cupcakes....

#2

We don't eat our classmates!
Higgins, Ryan T.
But it's hard to make human friends when they're so darn delicious! That is, until Penelope gets a taste of her own medicine and finds she may not be at the top of the food chain after all. . . . Readers will gobble up this hilarious new story from award-winning author-illustrator Ryan T. Higgins.

#4 (tie)

Watercress
Wang, Andrea
Caldecott Medal Winner Newbery Honor Book APALA Award Winner A story about the power of sharing memories-including the painful ones-and the way our heritage stays with and shapes us, even when we don't see it. New England Book Award Winner A...

#4 (tie)

Dragons love tacos 2 : the sequel
Rubin, Adam
The hilarious sequel to the smokin' hot New York Times best seller, perfect for story time News alert! It has just been discovered that there are NO MORE TACOS left anywhere in the world. This is a huge problem because, as you know, dragons love tacos. If only there was a...

#3 (tie)

Ada Twist, scientist
Beaty, Andrea.
Inspired by mathematician Ada Lovelace and physicist Marie Curie, this #1 bestseller from author Andrea Beaty and illustrator David Roberts champions STEM, girl power, and women scientists in a rollicking celebration of curiosity, the power of perseverance, and the importance of asking "Why?"...

#4 (tie)

Hello lighthouse
Blackall, Sophie
A beloved picture book from two-time Caldecott Medal award-winner Sophie Blackall that transports readers to the seaside in timeless, nautical splendor! Watch the days and seasons pass as the wind blows, the fog rolls in, and icebergs drift by. Outside, there is water all around....

#1

Dragons love tacos
Rubin, Adam
A #1 New York Times bestselling phenomenon, this deliciously funny read-aloud is an unforgettable tale of new friends and the perfect snack that will make you laugh until spicy salsa comes out of your nose. Dragons love tacos. They love chicken tacos, beef tacos, great big...

#5 (tie)

Listen up! : train song
Allenby, Victoria
Where do the trains go? There and back. Let's sing a train song All down the track. Toddlers love trains and the noises they make. Listen Up! Train Song uses repeating verse and bright photographs to match this enthusiasm with a unique take on the conceptual sound...

#5 (tie)

The little ghost who lost her boo!
Bickell, Elaine
Perfect for Halloween! The New York Times bestselling read-aloud about a little ghost who goes on a nighttime hunt to find her lost "boo!". Perfect for fans of Five Little Pumpkins, Room on the Broom, and How to Catch a Monster! Little Ghost...

#5 (tie)

Disney 5-minute classic stories
Fačy, Bernard
With twelve delightful stories, a padded cover, and fun illustrations on every page, this collection is a great read for boys and girls. Plus, each story can be enjoyed in just five minutes, making it perfect for bedtime, story time, or anytime!

#5 (tie)

Moon camp
Gott, Barry
What if summer camp was in outer space? Summer is here! But Jake doesn't want to go to summer camp. Even if camp is on the moon. Sure enough, he gets lost during the nature hike, his air canoe springs a leak, there's scary noises at night, and he's pretty sure he's allergic to...

#5 (tie)

Twinkle
Holabird, Katharine
From the acclaimed author of the beloved Angelina Ballerina series comes a delightful picture book about a feisty fairy named Twinkle! Twinkle is just starting to learn her spells in fairy school, and she can't seem to understand that what comes naturally for all the other...

#5 (tie)

Aqualicious
Kann, Victoria
Pinkalicious loves the beach, especially when she finds a miniature mermaid named Aqua tucked inside a shell! Pinkalicious and her brother, Peter, promise to help Aqua the merminnie find her way home--after they show her all of the pinkamazing things to do at the seashore. From...

#3 (tie)

5-minute Marvel Spider-Man stories
Fačy, Bernard
New York's favorite spider Super Hero is back to battle his biggest villains yet! Each of these twelve stories is the perfect length for reading aloud in about five minutes, making great quick reads. This treasury not only contains old favorites, such as...

#5 (tie)


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