Blob goes straight into the top spot ahead of World Book Day

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 10th inside the last 52 weeks. A week before World Book Day on 2nd March, Blob shifted a solid 18,864 copies for £18,864 (according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market) on just two days’ worth of sales.

For the second week running, the comedian-turned-author leapfrogged himself for the Children’s number one, defeating Grandpa’s Great Escape for his 86th week atop the category chart. Apart from a brief hiatus for J K Rowling’s Fantastic ...

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