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‘I have these stories to tell’: the authors trying to diversify children’s books

Schemes provide mentors and funding to help aspiring writers on low incomes enter market dominated by white celebritiesA programme that aims to tackle the lack of diversity in children’s books has been launched after its founder said the practice of richer authors paying for support to get... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-26 06:15:04 UTC ]
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Megamonster sinks its claws into the top for a fifth week

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Megamonster (HarperCollins) notched up a fifth week in the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 19,799 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-07-27 10:03:09 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford scores in book charts with You Are a Champion

Public sympathy for the defeated England striker has sent sales rocketing for his inspirational life guide for kidsMarcus Rashford’s children’s book You Are a Champion has shot to the top of the charts in the days after England lost the Euro 2020 final to Italy.A guide for young people in which... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-07-14 16:27:30 UTC ]
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Walliams' Megamonster thunders into the top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Megamonster (HarperCollins) has made its debut in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 52,919 copies in its first three days on sale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-29 16:42:41 UTC ]
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HarperCollins donates 50,000 books to Covid-19 support projects

HarperCollins is donating 50,000 books to organisations supporting families during the Covid-19 crisis, including titles by Michael Morpurgo, Ant Middleton and David Walliams. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-11 05:16:31 UTC ]
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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1

The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book tradeRichard Osman’s cosy mystery about a group of elderly sleuths, The Thursday Murder Club, has become the first debut novel ever to become the Christmas No 1, selling a remarkable... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-22 15:00:18 UTC ]
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Code Name Bananas keeps top spot as lockdown hits data

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has swung into a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-17 15:53:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Walliams slips into Most-Sold: Fiction top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has bounced up five places to claim the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one spot, in the same week it sold 89,558 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 16:20:16 UTC ]
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Walliams and Ross move into top spot with Code Name Bananas

David Walliams and Tony Ross' Code Name Bananas (HarperCollins) has gone straight to the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 89,558 copies sold. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-10 00:49:03 UTC ]
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Harington, Lumley and Walliams join Peter Pan audio cast

Kit Harington, Joanna Lumley and David Walliams are among the all-star cast for a new Penguin Random House audio edition of J M Barrie's classic Peter Pan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-23 01:15:27 UTC ]
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David Walliams: Classist Fatshaming or Deflating the Pompous?

A reader explores the ethical lines sometimes crossed in humor in light of recent criticism of children's book author David Walliams. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-09-29 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Walliams teams up with Stower for monstrous new picture book

David Walliams has announced his “monstrously funny” next picture book for HarperCollins Children's Books, Little Monsters, with new illustrator Adam Stower. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-17 05:46:06 UTC ]
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Fourth week at the top for Walliams, as Moyes has stellar launch

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins Children's) has notched up a fourth week as the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 22,993 copies through Nielsen BookScan's TCM. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-27 18:50:07 UTC ]
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World's Worst Parents scores hat-trick in the charts top spot

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has topped the UK Official Top 50 for a third week running, selling 32,013 copies. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-21 02:42:45 UTC ]
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Walliams still in top spot, as print sales surge continues

In a week when print once again maintained sky-high sales, posting a 16% rise in value against the same week in 2019, and a 14.3% jump in volume, David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) racked up a second week as the UK Official Top 50 number one. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-14 01:48:14 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Walliams and Hinch winch up the rankings

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) zipped upwards 11 places to the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction top spot, as Mrs Hinch's memoir This is Me (Michael Joseph), due to be released in October, swept straight to the top of Most-Sold: Non-Fiction. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 08:45:20 UTC ]
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World's Worst Parents tops the charts as Nibbies winners soar

David Walliams and Tony Ross' The World's Worst Parents (HarperCollins) has rocketed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 74,328 copies in its first three days on sale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-06 19:39:47 UTC ]
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Walliams returns with World's Worst Parents

David Walliams and Tony Ross are releasing another collection of stories, The World's Worst Parents, with HarperCollins Children's Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-03 23:12:15 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Normal People tops UK book charts as readers fall for TV version

Costa award-winning love story of Connell and Marianne takes top slot from David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book SlimeSally Rooney’s Normal People has flown to the top of the UK’s book charts more than two years after it was published, thanks to the release of the TV adaptation starring... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-13 15:44:19 UTC ]
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Slime scores hat-trick for Walliams in charts top spot

David Walliams' Slime (HarperCollins) has scored a third week running in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with Nielsen BookScan once again unable to provide volume or value figures. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 15:39:28 UTC ]
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