Evergreens mark 1,000 weeks in TCM

Evergreens mark 1,000 weeks in TCM

Last week two books—Eric Carle’s The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Puffin) and Michael Rosen’s We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Walker)—achieved a unique feat, notching up their 1,000th week in BookScan’s Total Consumer Market Top 5,000. The two books are the UK book trade’s only remaining Evergreens: titles which have never fallen out of the TCM Top 5,000 since records began. 

Jane Winterbotham, publishing director at Walker, said: “It’s wonderful; an amazing achievement. It is one of our core picture books and one of the books that identifies Walker. The fact that it has continued to be so loved...

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