Wimpy Kid ends Walliams' run at top of charts

Wimpy Kid ends Walliams' run at top of charts

Jeff Kinney's newest Wimpy Kid title has débuted at number one, knocking David Walliams' Awful Auntie from the top of the UK Official Top 50 after a run of six consecutive weeks.

The Long Haul (Puffin), the ninth of Kinney's books featuring hapless middle schooler Greg Heffley, sold 59,315 copies through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market, whilst Awful Auntie (HarperCollins Children's) slipped to second on a 32,556 unit sale.

This is Kinney's third straight Wimpy Kid title to hit the top spot in its first week, and Kinney's eighth week as the overall number one. However, The Long Ha...

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