Big freeze hits World Book Day, but 'Brain Freeze' tops chart

Big freeze hits World Book Day, but 'Brain Freeze' tops chart

Tom Fletcher and Shane Devries’s World Book Day title Brain Freeze (Puffin) has nipped into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, leapfrogging three-week wonder Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (Harper), with 37,879 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market.

This is Fletcher’s second World Book Day number one, after his picture book title The Dinosaur That Pooped a Lot! (Puffin) with McFly bandmate Dougie Poynter and illustrator Garry Parsons. However, Brain Freeze, despite its topical title, is among the lowest-selling first-week World Book Day number ones in recen...

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