Tagged: World Book Day

World Book Day sales soar as report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week... Read more

Children’s titles continue to outperform market

The children’s book market is continuing to outperform other sectors, with sales of children’s titles up 4.3% so far this year, against the wider print market... Read more

Trade figures call for collaborative campaign to promote books and reading

Leading figures have urged the publishing industry to pool its data and money to create a cross-industry campaign about the value of books and reading. ... Read more

Blob hangs on to number one as Patterson doubles his luck

David Walliams’ Blob (HarperCollins Children's) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a fourth week in a row, the longest run... Read more

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... Read more

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%... Read more

World Book Day 2017 in pictures

Children got the opportunity to meet their favourite authors this week, as World Book Day celebrated it's 20th anniversary on Thursday 2nd March. ... Read more

World Book Day: quarter of children would not own a book without it

Research revealed on World Book Day (WBD) suggests that a quarter of eight to 11-year-olds would not own a book without the initiative. Read more

East Yorkshire school wins World Book Day Award

The winner of the World Book Day Award has been revealed as an East Yorkshire school after it faced three years of “struggling” to expand... Read more

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... Read more

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