50 Most Popular Children’s Non-Fiction Books of 2015

Lego, Minecraft & Star Wars (and Star Wars Lego) dominate the most borrowed books from Cockburn Libraries’ Junior Non-Fiction collection in 2015.

What do you get when you combine LEGO, Minecraft, and Star Wars?  – 2015’s 10 Most popular kids’ non-fiction books. So without further ado, here is the Top 10, closely followed by the rest of the 50 Most Popular Children’s Non-Fiction Books of 2015 list.

Top 10

  1. LEGO play book : ideas to bring your bricks to life / Daniel Lipkowitz
  2. Minecraft : beginner’s handbook / Stephanie Milton
  3. The LEGO ideas book : you can build anything! / Daniel Lipkowitz
  4. Minecraft. Combat handbook / Stephanie Milton
  5. Minecraft : Construction handbook
  6. Lego Star Wars : the visual dictionary / Simon Beecroft
  7. Minecraft : redstone handbook / Nick Farwell
  8. Star Wars character encyclopedia / Simon Beecroft
  9. Minecraft blockopedia / Alex Wiltshire
  10. Star Wars complete vehicles
lego play book and minecraft beginners handbook book covers

Top 10 is 80% Lego & Minecraft

11-25    |    50 Most Borrowed Junior Non-Fiction Books of 2015

  1. LEGO legends of Chima character encyclopedia / Beth Landis Hester
  2. The big book of Australian history / Peter Macinnis
  3. Skylanders universe chronicles / Steve Bynghall
  4. The wimpy kid movie diary : how Greg Heffley went Hollywood / Jeff Kinney
  5. LEGO Ninjago, masters of spinjitzu : the visual dictionary / Hannah Dolan
  6. Girl stuff : your full-on guide to the teen years / Kaz Cooke
  7. Dinosaur / David Lambert
  8. Space : a children’s encyclopedia
  9. The Yoda chronicles / Daniel Lipkowitz
  10. The big book of Minecraft / Trevor Talley
  11. Weird but true! 6 : 300 outrageous facts
  12. Animal encyclopedia : 2,500 animals with photos, maps, and more! / Lucy H. Spelman
  13. Horribly hilarious joke book / Terry Deary
  14. The beastly best bits : the executioner’s cut / Terry Deary
  15. 4 ingredients. Kids / Kim McCosker
peppa pig annual 2015 book cover

Peppa pig dominates the 2015 Picture Book list, but also makes an appearence here in the non-fiction list

26-50    |    50 Most Borrowed Junior Non-Fiction Books of 2015

  1. Peppa Pig : the official annual 2015 / Stephanie Clarkson
  2. Cats / Honor Head
  3. Everything you need to know about dinosaurs : and other prehistoric creatures / John Woodward
  4. Lego Star Wars : these aren’t droids you’re looking for : a search-and-find book /
  5. Marvel super hero character encyclopedia / Scott Peterson
  6. The LEGO book / Daniel Lipkowitz
  7. Where’s Santa? / Bryony Jones
  8. Beware the Sith / Shari Last
  9. Christmas cooking / Rebecca Gilpin
  10. Cook it step by step
  11. Rabbits / Anita Ganeri
  12. The official Adventure Time team Finn joke book ; The official Adventure Time team Jake joke book / Samone Bos
  13. History year by year / Peter Chrisp
  14. LEGO Ninjago, masters of spinjitzu. Character encyclopedia / Claire Sipi
  15. The Macmillan encyclopedia of junior science / Cheryl Jakab
  16. Around the world : a colourful atlas for kids
  17. Awful Egyptians / Terry Deary
  18. Build, discover, survive! : mastering Minecraft / Michael Lummis
  19. Easy origami toys / Christopher L. Harbo
  20. Hacks for Minecrafters : the unofficial guide to tips and tricks that other guides won’t teach you / Megan Miller
  21. How to be a dinosaur hunter : your globe-trotting, time-travelling guide / Scott Forbes
  22. Ripley’s believe it or not : special edition 2015
  23. Season search : a spot-it challenge / Sarah L. Schuette
  24. Skylanders universe : the complete collection : one book. 321 Skylanders / Cavan Scott
  25. Star wars : the complete visual dictionary / David West Reynolds

 


Lawley

Author: Lawley

Technology Coordinator for Cockburn Libraries.  Most recent reads: Gotham / Nick Earls -- The Life and Death of Sophie Stark / Anna North -- Universal Harvester / John Darnielle -- The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood.

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