Walliams smashes personal best as The Beast reigns again

Walliams smashes personal best as The Beast reigns again

David Walliams’ The Beast of Buckingham Palace (HarperCollins) has racked up record single-week sales for the author, selling 130,073 copies for £886,333 through Nielsen BookScan’s TCM in its first full week on sale. 

The Beast of Buckingham Palace, illustrated by Tony Ross, already looked like a dead cert for the Christmas number one (dependent only on how the Pinch of Nom sequel Everyday Light (Bluebird) performs straight out of the gate) but now it’s possible that it could improve on the Christmas number one sales of Michelle Obama’s Becoming (Viking), which in 2018 hit a record of 116,...

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