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 25 March 2017.

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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Reader ReviewedThe Detective Dog
Julia Donaldson
Shortlisted for the Children's category of the Books are My Bag Readers Awards 2016 A celebration of dogs and books alike, Julia Donaldson employs typically sparkling rhyme to tell the story of Peter – a very nice child though he...
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Format: Paperback | Released 09/03/2017
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Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them Hogwarts Library Book
J. K. Rowling
A brand new edition of this essential companion to the Harry Potter stories, with a new foreword from J.K. Rowling, an irresistible new jacket by Jonny Duddle, illustrations by Tomislav Tomic and six new beasts!
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Format: Hardback | Released 14/03/2017
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The Midnight Gang
David Walliams
One of our Books of the Year 2016 | November 2016 Book of the Month | In a nutshell: comedy capers on the NHS from everyone's favourite storyteller! The spirit of Roald Dahl lives on in David Walliams, and Dahl's...
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Format: Hardback | Released 08/11/2016
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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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Disney Beauty and the Beast Book of the Film

Relive the live-action film starring Emma Watson with Disney Beauty and the Beast Book of the Film.
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Format: Paperback | Released 31/01/2017
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Demon Dentist
David Walliams
Winner of the Red House Children's Books for Younger Readers Award 2014. Best-selling David Walliams hits gold again in this hilarious story about something deeply evil in the unattractive world of teeth. Alfie has rotten teeth and he hates the...
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Format: Paperback | Released 12/02/2015
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Old School
Jeff Kinney
Old School is number ten in the multi-million-selling Wimpy Kid series and author Jeff Kinney is on very good form. The generation gap is something of a theme...
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Format: Paperback | Released 26/01/2017
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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.

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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