UK Top 10 Children's books UK Top 10 Children's books

Direct from general trade sales this is the Official UK Children's Top 10 best-selling books for the week ending Saturday 01 July 2017.

The World's Worst Children 2
David Walliams
The brilliant follow-up to David Walliams' bestseller The World's Worst Children! Ten more stories about a brand new gang of hilariously horrible kids from everyone's favourite children's author, illustrated in glorious full colour by Tony Ross.
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Format: Hardback | Released 25/05/2017
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Grandpa's Great Escape
David Walliams
There's no doubt that this will be at the top of the bestseller lists, at least until Christmas and probably well beyond. In a relatively short time David Walliams has built up a huge following, and it's easy to see...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/02/2017
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Gryffindor Edition
J. K. Rowling
This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover, at Hogwarts, he encounters "He Who...
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Format: Paperback | Released 01/06/2017
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The World's Worst Children
David Walliams
Julia Eccleshare's Book of the Month June 2016 Ten wickedly funny and wonderfully surreal stories of truly terrible children show best-selling David Walliams's amazing gift for spinning entertaining stories. Contained in a handsome edition and illustrated in colour throughout by...
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Format: Hardback | Released 19/05/2016
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Tom Gates: Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
Liz Pichon
In the next hilarious illustrated instalment of Tom Gates, Mr Fullerman has a class assignment: a family tree! Tom's ready to learn all about the Gates family, his friends and a furry creature (or two!).
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Format: Hardback | Released 04/05/2017
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There's a Monster in Your Book
Tom Fletcher
Bestselling author of The Christmasuarus, Tom Fletcher, has written a brand new picture book perfect for bedtime, where a mischievous monster has invaded the pages of your child's book!
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Format: Hardback | Released 29/06/2017
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Gangsta Granny
David Walliams
Category Winner of The Red House Children's Book Award 2013 & Shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2012. Following in the footsteps of the great Roald Dahl, David Walliams has shown in his previous titles including Mr Stink...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/02/2013
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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone - Gryffindor Edition
J. K. Rowling
June 2017 Book of the Month This is where the adventure begins, as Harry Potter discovers that he is no ordinary boy but a wizard of great reknown, as well as expected at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Moreover,...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/06/2017
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Thirteen Reasons Why (TV Tie-in)
Jay Asher
Read this sensational mystery bestseller before you watch the 13-part Netflix series, executive produced by Selena Gomez.
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Format: Paperback | Released 27/02/2017
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What the Ladybird Heard on Holiday
Julia Donaldson
A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month July 2017 Award-winning duo Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks have created a brilliant new adventure for the clever Ladybird, star of What the Ladybird Heard. The Ladybird's old adversaries, Lanky Len and Hefty...
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Format: Hardback | Released 29/06/2017
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We know you love our recommendations - but sometimes you also want to see what the general British book Buyer is reading. So, we have created this category to show you the current Top 10 best selling books in the general book trade in the UK. All great books to read as demonstrated by their 'top books' status.

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This category of top books will be updated weekly (normally on a Wednesday) when the previous weeks figures have been published.


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