Unit sales of hardcover frontlist children's books in the U.S. 2018

The best-selling hardcover frontlist children's book in the United States was . In that year, the best-selling book was 'The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13)' by Jeff Kinney, which sold over over 1.1 million copies. Kinney's books are hugely popular, and the twelfth instalment in the 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' series, 'The Getaway', was the top selling book in the U.S. in 2017.

Best-selling hardcover frontlist children's books in the United States in 2018

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Release date

February 2019


United States

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