A Collage of Top 62 Bestselling Children’s Book Authors

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

Kwame Alexander
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Carole Boston Weatherford
Laurie Ann Thompson
Sydney McGee
Floyd Cooper
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Crystal Swain-Bates
Langston Hughes
Trish Cooke
Lupita Nyong’o
Mary Hoffman
Hill Harper
John Steptoe
Tonya Bolden
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld
Taye Diggs
Jim Averbeck
Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee
Ilyasah Shabazz
Derrick Barnes
Jerdine Nolen
Vashti Harrison
Leo & Diane Dillon
Gwen Richardson and Sylvia Richardson
Cheryl Willis Hudson
Chinua Achebe
Wes Moore
Robert Coles
Lisa Bullard
Jason Reynolds
Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Margot Lee Shetterly
Sandra L. Richards
Virginia Hamilton
Kelly Starling Lyons
Ashley Bryan
O.T. Begho
Jabari Asim
Innosanto Nagara
Kadir Nelson
T.R. Simon
Olive Senior
Debbie Allen
Faith Ringgold
Mari Evans
Maya Angelou
Jacqueline Woodson
Don Tate
Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl
Cedella Marley
Nikki Giovanni
Mildred D. Taylor
Tony Dungy
Wade Hudson
Garcelle Beauvais
Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
Jerry Craft
Angela Johnson
Patricia Hruby Powell
Rita Williams-Garcia
Teffanie Thompson