Walliams' Midnight Gang surpasses 400k as the Ladybirds fly up the chart

Walliams' Midnight Gang surpasses 400k as the Ladybirds fly up the chart

David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) has struck (number) one for a fifth consecutive week, shifting 80,968 copies for £466,987, according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Fewer than 250 copies off its total volume a week ago, the title has now sold in excess of 400,000 copies for £2.28m, in under five weeks.

The comedian-turned-author has now eclipsed his 2015 value of £10.9m, with four weeks still to go to the end of the year. He made £2.6m in December 2015, nearly a quarter of his yearly total, and The Midnight Gang is currently a mammoth 62% up in vol...

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