Miscellany Picture Book Awards Explore American and International picture book awards. Banned Picture Books Explore why books are challenged; see examples of popular picture books that have been challenged or banned. Parodies Picture parodies aimed at adult audiences are gaining popularity. What is driving the trend? More Than a Million A select number of picture books have sold more than a million copies, and in some cases, multi-million copies of a single title. Bestseller Lists Links to bestseller lists at the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, and Barnes & Noble.