If you need proof that seasons and holidays play a huge role in the type of books purchsed, look no further than the “children’s illustrated” category of this week’s IndieBound Bestsellers. A full half of the books are about rabbits or eggs. So unwrap your Reese’s egg and take a look at this Easter-influenced list:
Plenty of classics on this list. Good Easter basket fodder, no doubt.
And now, the chapter books:
The rabbit/egg trend going on with the illustrated list is certainly not carrying over to the “children’s interest list”. This category is pretty much keeping with the recent top 10s.