'Bad Dad' sales go mad at top of bestseller chart

'Bad Dad' sales go mad at top of bestseller chart

David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has accelerated by 21% in volume week-on-week for its second week in the Official UK Top 50 number one spot, selling 112,672 copies through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. This obliterates Walliams’ previous bestselling single week volume, set nine months ago by World Book Day title Blob. Inside the last two years, only Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and Judith Kerr’s Mog’s Christmas Calamity have racked up bigger seven-day volumes.

Jeff Kinney’s The Getaway (Puffin), his 12th Wimpy Kid book, entered the chart in second place, shifting 5...

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