Tagged: World Book Day

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

World Book Day unveils 20th anniversary plans

World Book Day is introducing a raft of new projects to mark its 20th anniversary on Thursday 2nd March. Booksellers are also gearing up to... Read more

WBD launches children's illustration competition

World Book Day (WBD) is teaming up with National Book Tokens to launch a children’s illustration competition. Read more

Riddell and Fletcher amongst WBD Show line-up

Children’s authors such as Tom Fletcher, Chris Hoy and the children’s laureate Chris Riddell have signed up to take part in next year’s ‘Biggest Book... Read more

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