Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes soars into charts top spot

Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes soars into charts top spot

Suzanne Collins' prequel to The Hunger Games series, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (Scholastic), has hit the right chord with book-buyers, soaring straight into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot. 

Collins' original trilogy sold 3.9 million copies in the UK on its release in 2011, with The Hunger Games spending three weeks in the overall top spot in spring 2012, on the release of the film adaptation.

Knocking David Walliams' Slime (HarperCollins) from the Children's top spot after a seven-week run, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes becomes the first Young Adult Fiction title to ...

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