A Collage of Top 98 Bestselling Children’s Book Authors

See Our Top Bestselling Children’s Books Authors Ordered by Sales.

Lupita Nyong’o
Kelly Starling Lyons
Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl
Charlotte Watson Sherman
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
Mari Evans
Faith Ringgold
Stacey Abrams
Lisa Bullard
Tonya Bolden
Ashley Bryan
Innosanto Nagara
Jamia Wilson
Mechal Renee Roe
Taye Diggs
Mary Hoffman
Cedella Marley
Floyd Cooper
Ilyasah Shabazz
Quraysh Ali Lansana and Najah-Amatullah Hylton
Alicia D. Williams
Rachel Isadora
Bill Pinkney
Nikki Giovanni
Sandra L. Richards
Cheryl Willis Hudson and Bernette Ford
Laurie Ann Thompson
Nikole Hannah-Jones and Renée Watson
Grace Byers
Robert Coles
Sharon Dennis Wyeth
Vashti Harrison
John Steptoe
Marilyn Nelson
Kadir Nelson
Trish Cooke
Cheryl Willis Hudson
Jim Averbeck
Angela Joy
Rita Williams-Garcia
Meena Harris
Mildred D. Taylor
Derrick Barnes
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Marguerite W. Davol
Jerry Craft
Tami Charles
Kirsti Jewel
Ivy Claire and Created by Kobe Bryant
Nancy Redd
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Teffanie Thompson
Gabrielle Union
Chris Barton
Leo & Diane Dillon
Cozbi A. Cabrera
Hill Harper
Virginia Hamilton
Jacqueline Woodson
Renée Watson
Nkechi Taifa
Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie
Patricia Hruby Powell
Maya Angelou
James Berry
Garcelle Beauvais
Malaika Adero
Jerdine Nolen
Don Tate
Angela Johnson
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Wes Moore
Sydney McGee
Gwendolyn Battle-Lavert
Olive Senior
Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Tony Dungy
Lebron James
Jabari Asim
Jason Reynolds
Nikki Grimes
Debbie Allen
Adijah & Atiya Brabham
T.R. Simon
Crystal Swain-Bates
Gwen Richardson and Sylvia Richardson
Atinuke
O.T. Begho
Carole Boston Weatherford
Chinua Achebe
Amanda Gorman
Kekla Magoon
Kwame Alexander
Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee
Langston Hughes
Margot Lee Shetterly
Wade Hudson