Blob breaks WBD records for a Walliams personal best

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% in volume week on week to shift 103,571 copies, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. Holding the Official UK Top 50 number one spot for a second week, Blob’s first full-week volume is also a personal best for the comedian-turned-author, beating his previous single-week high of 92,897 units sold, achieved by The Midnight Gang just 16 weeks ago.

Though compilation title The Children’s Book of Books (Penguin) shifted 211,456 c...

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