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‘The 117-Storey Treehouse’ tops 2019 Australian children’s chart

The 117-Storey Treehouse, the ninth book in Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton’s internationally published junior fiction series, was the bestselling Australian children’s book in 2019. It managed to hold off the new ‘Bluey’ books—tie-ins to the popular Australian children’s TV series about the adventures of a young blue heeler dog—which took the next three spots on the chart. Other popular kids’ book series in the chart included Anh Do’s Hopping Weird! WeirDo Book 12 and Aaron Blabey’s Pig the Tourist and The Big Bad Wolf: The Bad Guys Episode 9. Bestselling adult thriller author Matthew Reilly’s YA debut, The Secret Runners of New York, also made it into the top 10.

Australian children’s and YA bestsellers 2019

  1. The 117-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, Pan)
  2. Bluey: The Beach (Puffin)
  3. Bluey: Fruit Bat Bluey (Puffin)
  4. Bluey: Time to Play! (Puffin)
  5. Hopping Weird! WeirDo Book 12 (Anh Do, Scholastic)
  6. Pig the Tourist (Aaron Blabey, Scholastic)
  7. The Secret Runners of New York (Matthew Reilly, Macmillan)
  8. The Big Bad Wolf: The Bad Guys Episode 9 (Aaron Blabey, Scholastic)
  9. The Baddest Day Ever: The Bad Guys Episode 10 (Aaron Blabey, Scholastic)
  10. The 13-Storey Treehouse (Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton, Pan)

© Nielsen BookScan 2020
Period covered: 30 December 2018 to 28 December 2019
Data supplied by Nielsen BookScan’s book sales monitoring system from 1000 retailers nationwide

 

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