'Cursed Child' gives Rowling her 75th number one

'Cursed Child' gives Rowling her 75th number one

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) has snatched the Official Top 50 number one for a fourth week, according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. J K Rowling, Jack Thorne and John Tiffany’s playscript sold 52,719 copies for £652,220, making it the longest-running children’s number one since Judith Kerr’s Mog’s Christmas Calamity (HarperCollins Children's) in November 2015.

This is the first time a Little, Brown title has held the number one for more than three weeks on the trot—beating Rowling’s own The Casual Vacancy, Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight spin-off The Short Sec...

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