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20 Best-Selling Children’s Books of All Time


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"Tootle"
Tootle
Tootle
Image courtesy of Random House

Author: Gertrude Crampton

Copies Sold: 8.5 million

Hardcover

Tootle is a baby locomotive who wants to become the Flyer on the New York to Chicago route. Before such a thing could happen, Tootle has to go to school and learn how to stay on the track. It's tough going, since Tootle likes to chase butterflies, pick flowers and race horses.