Peters reveals its top sellers

Peters reveals its top sellers

Perennially popular authors such as Allan Ahlberg and multi-authored series such as Rainbow Magic top the charts of children’s books sold to libraries, according to Peters Books & Furniture.

The library supplier revealed exclusive sales data to The Bookseller, which showed that the bestselling picture book title this year to date was Ahlberg’s Peepo!, first published by Viking Kestral in 1981.

Jude Evans, a librarian based at the company’s Birmingham showroom, said its sales data is “quite different from bookshops – there will be common ground, like with Julia Donaldson, but compared to p...

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