Our children’s & YA top 10 bestsellers of the week

  1. Cicada by Shaun Tan
  2. The World’s Worst Children 3 by David Walliams & Tony Ross
  3. Mercy Point by Anna Snoekstra
  4. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo
  5. The Mystery of the Magic Stones (Polly and Buster Book 2) by Sally Rippin
  6. Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris by Megan Hess
  7. Tiger’s Roar by Alex Rance & Shane McG
  8. Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks & Quinton Winter
  9. Tarin of the Mammoths: The Exile (Book 1) by Jo Sandhu
  10. Real Pigeons Fight Crime (Book 1) by Andrew McDonald & Ben Wood

Shaun Tan tops our list of bestselling children’s books from last week with his new picture book, Cicada. In her review, Angela Crocombe describes this work as another ‘stunning masterpiece of minimalist social commentary that will resonate with adults and children alike’. You can read more here.

Two other picture books feature on our bestseller list, both debuts. Tiger’s Roar is a tale of of resilience and believing in yourself from footballer Alex Rance, complete with illustrations by Shane McG. Claris: The Chicest Mouse in Paris is a delightful rhyming tale about a stylish little mouse from fashion illustrator Megan Hess.

We’re big fans of a new junior fiction series from Andrew McDonald and Ben Wood which also appears here. Real Pigeons Fight Crime is an irreverent and highly visual tale of crime-fighting pigeons, and it’s ideal for readers aged 6+.

And YA readers are snapping up copies of Mercy Point, the gripping first YA novel from bestselling crime author Anna Snoekstra. Our reviewer promises that it will keep readers guessing to the end.

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