Walliams' The Midnight Gang strikes number one again

Walliams' The Midnight Gang strikes number one again

David Walliams has clocked up his best-ever weekly volume with The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) for a second week running. The children’s novel increased 32% in volume on its record-breaking first three days on sale, selling 92,897 copies for £505,911 through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market.

Despite Walliams' blockbuster figure, 2016 has been no ordinary year, and this is only the third highest weekly total for a children’s title, with Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (Little, Brown) shifting 847,886 copies in its first week and 168,389 in its second. Overall, The Mid...

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