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Blob bounces to third week at top of charts

David Walliams’ Blob (HarperCollins Children's) has conquered the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a third week running, selling 56,015 copies, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blob breaks WBD records for a Walliams personal best

David Walliams has racked up the best single week of sales ever for a (single) World Book Day title, with Blob (HarperCollins Children's) soaring 449% in volume week on week to shift 103,571 copies, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blob goes straight into the top spot ahead of World Book Day

David Walliams has splashed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot with Blob (HarperCollins Children's), for his 23rd overall top spot and his 10th inside the last 52 weeks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Midnight Gang strikes Christmas Number One

David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) is the 2016 Christmas Number One, selling 79,200 copies for £474,684 and seeing off a challenge by an insurgent Five on Brexit Island (Quercus), while surprise hit The GCHQ Puzzle Book (Michael Joseph) had a strong third place finish.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midnight Gang strikes six as Brexit Island looms on the horizon

David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins) has clocked up its sixth week as the UK Official Top 50 number one, while Five on Brexit Island (Quercus), soared 47% in volume week on week to secure second place. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams' Midnight Gang surpasses 400k as the Ladybirds fly up the chart

David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) has struck (number) one for a fifth consecutive week, shifting 80,968 copies for £466,987, according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fantastic Beasts boosted as Walliams clocks up fourth week at number one

David Walliams has once again secured the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) shifting 81,216 copies for £467,852, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Plotting a career

David Walliams says writing children's books is "definitely the thing that gives me most pleasure". Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2016-11-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams holds off Wicks, Rowling and Zoella for third week at the top

David Walliams has clinched the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a third week running, as The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) sold 78,950 copies for £449,629 through Nielsen BookScan. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams' The Midnight Gang strikes number one again

David Walliams has clocked up his best-ever weekly volume with The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) for a second week running. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midnight hour for Walliams with his best chart week ever

David Walliams has put the brakes on The Girl on the Train’s 12-week run at the top of the chart, with The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) striking the Official UK Top 50 number one spot with a resounding chime, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fiction and picture books look set to boost Christmas sales

Fiction and picture books are likely to take the lion’s share of sales over the Christmas period, although this year’s YA and teen offering is not as strong, according to a number of children’s booksellers. Florentyna Martin, children’s buyer at Waterstones, said younger fiction is particularly... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams' new picturebook details revealed

David Walliams’ next picture book is called There’s a Snake in my School, set to be released on 6th October. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams and Blackman to appear at Bath festival

David Walliams, Malorie Blackman and Axel Scheffler are some of the authors and illustrators appearing at this year’s Bath Children’s Literature Festival. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawkins express hurtles back to the top; Zoella picks prosper

Paula Hawkins took back the number one spot from David Walliams, a book/DVD deal propelled The Revenant close to the summit and vlogger Zoella showed why she just may be the new Richard & Judy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams derails Hawkins for 14th number one

David Walliams has claimed his 14th Official UK Top 50 number one, as The World’s Worst Children (HarperCollins) shunted Paula Hawkins’ The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) off the top spot, selling 64,137 copies for £441,875 through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hawkins holds off Walliams in battle for number one

Paula Hawkins has withstood a robust first week challenge from David Walliams, as The Girl on the Train (Black Swan) rolled into the Official UK Top 50 number one spot for a third consecutive week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams 'cautionary tales' out from HCCB in May

HarperCollins Children’s Books will this May publish a new book by David Walliams, entitled The World’s Worst Children. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish children’s book market grows 16%

Children’s book sales in Ireland increased 16% in 2015, boosted by the popularity of authors such as David Walliams and Jeff Kinney, but booksellers and publishers in the country say strong local publishing is also on the rise. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zoella knocks Walliams off chart top spot

Vlogger Zoe “Zoella” Sugg’s second novel Girl Online: On Tour (Penguin) has taken the Official Top 50 number one spot from David Walliams, in a week that saw YouTubers dominate the top of the charts. The sequel to 2014’s Girl Online (Penguin) sold 56,038 copies for £377,813 last week, according... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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