Worst remains best: second week for Walliams at number one

Worst remains best: second week for Walliams at number one

David Walliams’ The World’s Worst Children 3 (HarperCollins) has held the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for a second week, selling 46,930 copies for £336,714 through Nielsen BookScan, for his 38th overall number one in total.

After hitting nearly 78,000 copies sold in its first three days, a record launch week for Walliams’ short story collection trilogy, The World’s Worst Children 3 has now suffered the most dramatic fall, dropping 40% in volume week on week. Its two predecessors both increased in volume in their second week—but importantly, both were released the Thursday before hal...

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