Best-Selling Children's Books, 2005
Source: Publishers Weekly.
- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, J. K. Rowling
- The Penultimate Peril (A Series of Unfortunate Events #12), Lemony Snicket, illustrated by Brett Helquist
- Eldest, Christopher Paolini
- Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood, Ann Brashares
- Wizardology, Dugald A. Steer
- If You Give a Pig a Party, Laura Numeroff, illustrated by Felicia Bond
- Runny Babbit, Shel Silverstein
- Artemis Fowl: The Opal Deception, Eoin Colfer
- The Dragonology Handbook: A Practical Course in Dragons, Dugald A. Steer
- Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs, Matthew Reinhart and Robert Sabuda
- 10 Little Rubber Ducks, Eric Carle
- Snowmen at Christmas, Caralyn Buehner, illustrated by Mark Buehner
- Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (P.S. So Does May) (Junie B. Jones #25), Barbara Park, illustrated by Denise Brunkus
- Maximum Ride, James Patterson
- Winter's Tale, Robert Sabuda
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Movie (movie tie-in), C. S. Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
- Eragon, Christopher Paolini
- The Chronicles of Narnia Movie (tie-in edition), C. S. Lewis, illustrated by Pauline Baynes
- Charlie & the Chocolate Factory (movie tie-in), Roald Dahl, illustrated by Quentin Blake
- The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (movie tie-in), Ann Brashares
- Because of Winn Dixie (movie tie-in), Kate DiCamillo
- Strawberry Shortcake: Berry Fairy Tales Cinderella, Megan E. Bryant, illustrated by Scott Neely
- Bambi II
- Big Sister Dora (Dora the Explorer), adapted by Alison Inches, illustrated by Dave Aikins
- Star Wars: Episode II Revenge of the Sith, Patricia Wredge
- Disney's Chicken Little: The Sky Is Falling!
- Katie Kazoo, Switcheroo Super Special: Whirlwind Vacation, Nancy Krulik, illustrated by John and Wendy
- Dance to the Rescue (Dora the Explorer), adapted by Laura Driscoll, illustrated by Dave Aikins
- The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: The Creatures of Narnia, Scout Driggs, illustrated by Justin Sweet
- Disney's Chicken Little: The Big Game!