Walliams tops chart for third consecutive week

Walliams tops chart for third consecutive week

Grandpa’s Great Escape (HarperCollins Children’s) has held the Official Top 50 number one for a third week running, despite an onslaught of new titles in the chart following Super Thursday. David Walliams' eighth Children’s Fiction title sold 51,363 copies for £310,525 last week according to Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market, 25% down on the previous week’s 68,741 copies sold but exactly 60 copies up on its debut week in the chart at the end of September.

Walliams is the first author since Harper Lee to hold the top spot for longer than a two-week stretch in 2015; Go Set a Watchman ...

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