Walliams’ World’s Worst Children 3 marks hat-trick to series

Walliams’ World’s Worst Children 3 marks hat-trick to series

David Walliams has completed a hat-trick with the third volume of his short story collections, The World’s Worst Children 3 (HarperCollins Children's), scoring the UK Official Top 50 number one. At 77,974 copies sold, this is by far the best week of sales for any title in the series, and 33% up on the first week of The World’s Worst Children 2 in May 2017. It is also the biggest single-week volume for any title across 2018, beating Tom Kerridge's Lose Weight for Good (Absolute) in the second week of January by nearly 8,000 copies.

This is the comedian-turned-author’s 37th overall number on...

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