Walliams holds off Wicks, Rowling and Zoella for third week at the top

Walliams holds off Wicks, Rowling and Zoella for third week at the top

David Walliams has clinched the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a third week running, as The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) sold 78,950 copies for £449,629 through Nielsen BookScan. The new book is by far Walliams’ fastest-selling title to date, and has shifted 39% more copies than spring release The World’s Worst Children over a similar three week period.

At just a whisker short of quarter of a million units sold, The Midnight Gang is already the 10th bestselling book of the year, and has earned £1.3m. After surpassing the £10m mark for the first time in 2015, Walliams is...

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