Wimpy Kid becomes fastest seller of 2014

Wimpy Kid becomes fastest seller of 2014

Jeff Kinney's The Long Haul (Puffin) has retained its spot on the UK Official Top 50 for the second straight week by posting the best weekly sale of 2014, and in the process becoming the fastest selling book of the year.

Kinney's ninth outing in his Wimpy Kid series shifted 60,845 copies last week through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market and has sold 120,446 units since published on 5th November. David Walliams' Awful Auntie (HarperCollins)—which was in second place for the second consecutive week, selling 37,372 units—was 2014's previous fast seller, shifting just over 100,000 thr...

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