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20 Best-Selling Children’s Books of All Time

"The Tale of Peter Rabbit"
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
The Tale of Peter Rabbit
Image courtesy of Barnes & Noble

Author: Beatrix Potter

CopiesSold: 9.3 million


First published in 1902, Beatrix Potter not only wrote this classic story about the disobedient young Peter, but illustrated it as well. Potter taught herself how to paint and draw using her pet mice, birds, lizards and snake as models.