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Kinney’s Wrecking Ball smashes second week at top

Jeff Kinney’s 14th Wimpy Kid title, Wrecking Ball (Puffin), has notched up a second week in the UK Official Top 50 number one, selling 42,015 copies in its first full week on sale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-19 06:52:01 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney's Wrecking Ball swings into number one

Jeff Kinney has come in like a Wrecking Ball, with the 14th Wimpy Kid title knocking Lee Child’s Blue Moon (Bantam) from the UK Official Top 50 number one spot. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-12 04:42:43 UTC ]
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What to read this summer? Ten authors weigh in with their picks.

Susan Orlean, Jeff Kinney and Ijeoma Oluo have their to-be-read stacks ready to go. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-05-23 13:57:00 UTC ]
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Kinney's World Book Day boom continues

Jeff Kinney’s Diary of Greg Heffley’s Best Friend (Puffin) is once again the UK Official Top 50 number one, with the World Book Day title beating David Walliams’ Fing (HarperCollins Children's) to the top spot by fewer than 4,000 copies Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kinney leapfrogs Walliams in World Book Day bonanza

Jeff Kinney’s £1 World Book Day title Diary of Greg Heffley’s Best Friend (Puffin) has swiped the UK Official Top 50 number one spot from David Walliams’ Fing (HarperCollins), shifting 72,782 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lucky 13 for Kinney as The Meltdown scores author's first number one in three years

Jeff Kinney’s 13th Wimpy Kid title The Meltdown (Puffin) has nipped into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 57,790 copies to claim the author’s first overall number one since November 2015. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Public Library Lending Chart: Child nears finishing Line with Reacher

In a LibScan chart dominated by crime fiction series and Jeff Kinney, Lee Child’s Jack Reacher remains UK library-goers’ detective of choice. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney events in Newcastle and Edinburgh

Jeff Kinney will speak to children in Newcastle and Edinburgh this autumn as part of an international tour to promote the next title in the Wimpy Kid series. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: ‘Words Without Borders’ at 15; Riggio, Kinney at BookExpo, BookCon

Bringing forward literature that would be 'shipwrecked without a translator,' Words Without Borders observes 15 years while BookExpo announces Len Riggio's keynote and BookCon adds interactivity to Jeff Kinney's talk. The post Industry Notes: ‘Words Without Borders’ at 15; Riggio, Kinney at... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bestselling books of 2017: the top 100

While women dominate the charts, it’s been the year of the comeback kings: Philip Pullman, Jamie Oliver, Margaret Atwood …Last year JK Rowling reclaimed the No 1 spot in the bestseller charts by returning from mundane reality to the Potterverse (with the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Twelfth Wimpy Kid coming in November

Penguin Random House Children's is publishing the 12th book in Jeff Kinney's bestselling Wimpy Kid series, alongside 20 other international publishers, in November 2017. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wimpy Kid 'movie diary' out in May

Puffin has announced the latest in Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series as a “behind-the-scenes look” of the upcoming film. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams and Kinney team up for live December event

Children’s fiction giants David Walliams and Jeff Kinney are teaming up for the first time for a joint live event at the O2 in London. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-15 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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Jeff Kinney global tour announced

Jeff Kinney’s global tour to promote the release of book 11 in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series (Puffin) will kick off on 1st November and will include more than 20 stops on three continents. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Kinney Takes Minneapolis

Jeff Kinney was in Minneapolis last Friday for the premiere of 'Wimpy Kid: The Musical,' followed by a Saturday book signing at Wild Rumpus Books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amulet signs up four more international publishers for Wimpy Kid

Amulet Books has signed deals with four more international publishers for Jeff Kinney’s Wimpy Kid series, bringing the number of international deals up to 48. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bookstore News: March 25, 2016

Louisiana to start collecting online sales tax; Jeff Kinney's Massachusetts store wins design awards; and NPR's Morning Edition to be broadcast from an Illinois bookstore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-25 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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Sainsbury's Brings Beloved Kids' Character to Life -- and Tops U.K. Book Sales

This week saw an unexpected new title shoot to the top of the U.K's official book charts: "Mog's Christmas Calamity," by children's author Judith Kerr. Aged 92, Kerr has penned a new book featuring "Mog," a cat beloved to generations of British kids but what's really unusual is that she wrote... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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