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 Friday 9 February 2018.

The Midnight Gang
David Walliams

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Format: Paperback | Released 15/02/2018
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Reader ReviewedDiary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 11)
Jeff Kinney
In a nutshell: 150 million readers aren't wrong Wimpy Kid Greg Heffley goes all existential in this the latest and as ever much-anticipated episode in the multi-million selling series. Is his life real, he wonders, or is he just the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 25/01/2018
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Getaway
Jeff Kinney
Greg Heffley and his family are getting out of town. With the cold weather setting in and the stress of the Christmas holiday approaching, the Heffleys decide to escape to a tropical island resort for some much-needed rest and relaxation....
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Format: Hardback | Released 07/11/2017
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Bad Dad
David Walliams
November 2017 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: a comic crime caper to delight dads and lads It's all about boys and their dads in David Walliams' new bestseller for children. Frank adores his dad and wants to...
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Format: Hardback | Released 01/11/2017
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Tom Gates: Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
Liz Pichon

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Format: Paperback | Released 25/01/2018
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Reader ReviewedA Spoonful of Murder
Robin Stevens
In a nutshell: first class crime writing for children This is the latest book in Robin Stevens' best-selling boarding school crime series, number six, and I do hope it's not the last: very few books deliver such a delicious spoonful...
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Format: Paperback | Released 08/02/2018
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Wonder
R. J. Palacio
Winner of the 'Best of the Best' children's category at the Independent Bookshop Week Awards 2016. Winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Award Best Fiction for 5-12s 2013 and Shortlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal 2013 January 2013...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/01/2013
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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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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
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 02/01/2007
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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.

The data comes from, and is copyrighted to Nielsen BookScan.

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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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