Some picture books really sell. What makes a hit that sells over 700,000 copies? Let's consider one author's bestsellers here. Check out the list of current bestsellers here. And here's another interesting resource--a podcast called "Chatting About Books." This episode, here (click on the Listen Now button,) is about a reference book called What Should I Read Aloud? A Guide to 200 Bestselling Picture Books. Listen and you'll hear what some moms, and Jane Yolen, have to say.