Tagged: David Walliams

The mammoth in the room

Philip Jones reviews the media's "indifferent" approach to coverage of bestselling books. Read more

World Book Day in pictures

Our pictures round-up of this year's World Book Day features a miniature Lego hotdog, an oompa loompa, the European Space Agency, 10 Downing Street and a bright yellow... Read more

Walliams claims number one spot for second week

David Walliams’ Fing (HarperCollins) has claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one for a second week, selling 76,340 copies in its first full week on... Read more

Walliams' Fing pings into the number one spot

David Walliams' Fing (HarperCollins), illustrated by Tony Ross, has barrelled into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot in its first three days on... Read more

Walliams targets 7+ readers with new ‘daft story’

David Walliams’ next publication, a funny story entitled Fing, "dovetails seamlessly" with his short stories and middle-grade novels, according to his publisher HarperCollins Children’s Books.... Read more

Ross’ Monster sales lead illustrator ranking

Tony Ross has yet again topped The Bookseller’s chart of the bestselling children’s illustrators, with his books earning almost twice the total of his closest... Read more

Review of 2018: Authors

As part of The Bookseller's Review of 2018, Tom Tivnan takes a deeper dive into the book sales of some of the year's biggest-earning authors.... Read more

Review of 2018: Walliams is top of 2018’s author rich list

For the second consecutive year, comedian turned author David Walliams was the UK’s most lucrative writer through the TCM, with J K Rowling and Julia... Read more

Review of 2018 Part I: The Bestsellers

At the end of 2017, Waterstones boss James Daunt bemoaned that too few of that year's books were blow-the-doors off bestsellers that “packed a wallop”. That all... Read more

Walliams calls for better access to reading, ‘safeguarding’ of libraries

David Walliams has called for better access to reading and for libraries to be safeguarded, revealing he would introduce new laws on children’s literacy if... Read more

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