David Walliams is the Christmas Number One

David Walliams is the Christmas Number One

David Walliams’ Bad Dad (HarperCollins) has claimed the Christmas Number One, selling 60,694 copies for £376,111 through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market. It beat challenger Jamie Oliver’s 5 Ingredients (Michael Joseph) by 1,608 copies to claim the number one for a sixth non-consecutive week.

This tops off a stellar year for the comedian-turned-author, in which he’s twice broken his own opening-week record, had the biggest-selling week for a lone World Book Day title since records began, seen three of his backlist titles crash through the million-copies-sold mark and scored his 100...

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