Beast of Buckingham Palace reigns over charts, while Mackesy début makes its mark

Beast of Buckingham Palace reigns over charts, while Mackesy début makes its mark

David Walliams’ The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) is once again the UK Official Top 50 number one, with 103,949 copies sold in its third week in the chart. The Tony Ross-illustrated title has now sold over 330,000 copies in total—joining Walliams’ two other titles in Children’s top three bestsellers of the year and rising into the 2019 top 10. The Beast of Buckingham Palace has also become the first title to notch up six-figure volumes for three consecutive weeks since E L James’ Grey (Arrow) in 2015.

Charlie Mackesy’s The Boy, The Mole, The Fox and The Horse (Ebury) vaulted 4...

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