Friday, December 15, 2006
BESTSELLING TITLES IN NEW ZEALAND FOR CHILDREN & TEENS
FOR THE FOUR WEEKS ENDING 8 DECEMBER 2006
1 A Kiwi Night Before Christmas Book, Bach & CD, Yvonne Morrison & Deborah Hinde (Scholastic) pb
2 A Kiwi Jingle Bells, Yvonne Morrison & Deborah Hinde (Scholastic)
3 Adventures of Captain Underpants and the Preposterous Plight of the Purple Potty People #8, Dav Pilkey (Scholastic) pb
4 Artemis Fowl and the Lost Colony, Eoin Colfer (Puffin Books) tpb
5 Slinky Malinki's Christmas Crackers, Lynley Dodd (Mallinson Rendel) hb
Number One above ,A Kiwi Night Before Christmas, is running up impressive sales records with the publishers advising that sales across all three editions published are around the 50,000 mark.
And the latest Slinky Malinki has already run up New Zealand sales of 10,000 copies.And overseas sales are more than three times that number.
The colours in the illustration of Kiwi Jingle Bells shown above are all wrong! My computer has messed up! Apologies to all concerned.