Walliams’ great Grandpa blasts to number one

Walliams’ great Grandpa blasts to number one

Grandpa’s Great Escape (HarperCollins Children’s Books) has become David Walliams’ third straight book to hit the UK Official Number One in its first week of sale, while also earning its author his 50th Children’s chart-topper.

Walliams’ and illustrator Tony Ross’ book sold 51,306 units last week through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market, outselling the previous week’s number one, Jamie Oliver’s Everyday Super Food (Michael Joseph), by a two-to-one volume ratio. This is Walliams’ second-best seven-day total, only eclipsed by Awful Auntie’s (HarperCollins Children’s Books) 52,750 cop...

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