Most popular fiction for children 2012

What are the most popular items at Christchurch City Libraries? In an attempt to find out the answer, our staff have compiled reports on the most popular adult, children’s and young adult titles. Popularity has been calculated by the number of holds placed in 2012.

  1. Jeff Kinney Cover: Dog DaysDog days
  2. Jeff Kinney Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick rules
  3. Jeff Kinney Ugly truth
  4. Jeff Kinney Cabin fever
  5. Jeff Kinney The third wheel
  6. Jacqueline Wilson The worst thing about my sister
  7. Jeff Kinney Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s journal
  8. Jeff Kinney The last straw
  9. Rick Riordan The mark of Athena
  10. Jacqueline Wilson Emerald Star
  11. Geronimo Stilton The mystery in Venice
  12. Jacqueline Wilson Lily alone
  13. Rick Riordan The serpent’s shadow
  14. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  15. J. R. R. Tolkien Cover: The HobbitThe Hobbit
  16. Kate De Goldi The ACB with Honora Lee
  17. Rick Riordan The son of Neptune
  18. Andy Griffiths The 13-storey treehouse
  19. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  20. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
  21. Daniel Lipkowitz The Lego ideas book - you can build anything
  22. Geronimo Stilton The way of the Samurai
  23. Jacqueline Wilson Sapphire Battersea
  24. Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the last Olympian
  25. Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Titan’s curse
  26. Geronimo Stilton Run for the hills, Geronimo!
  27. Eoin Colfer Artemis Fowl and the last guardian
  28. Geronimo Stilton Ghost pirate treasure
  29. Rick Riordan The lost hero
  30. Geronimo Stilton Cover: The Stilton and the Ice TreasureThea Stilton and the ice treasure
  31. Gary Paulsen Hatchet
  32. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  33. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  34. Rick Riordan The throne of fire
  35. R. J. Palacio Wonder
  36. Andy Griffiths The 26-storey treehouse
  37. Geronimo Stilton The amazing voyage
  38. Geronimo Stilton Thea Stilton and the secret of the old castle
  39. Geronimo Stilton This hotel is haunted
  40. Geronimo Stilton Thea Stilton and the blue scarab hunt
  41. Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the battle of the labyrinth
  42. Geronimo Stilton Save the white whale!
  43. Geronimo Stilton The giant diamond robbery
  44. Geronimo Stilton The haunted castle
  45. Cover: Percy Jackson and the battle of the labyrinthGeronimo Stilton The journey to Atlantis
  46. Geronimo Stilton Thea Stilton and the cherry blossom adventure
  47. Morris Gleitzman After
  48. Geronimo Stilton Geronimo Stilton, secret agent
  49. Louis Sachar Holes
  50. Geronimo Stilton The dragon prophecy
  51. Rick Riordan The lightning thief
  52. Steve Cleverley Moshi monsters
  53. Geronimo Stilton The quest for paradise
  54. Jeff Kinney The Wimpy Kid movie diary - how Greg Heffley went to Hollywood
  55. Rachel Renee Russell Dork girl - Tales from the not-so-popular party girl
  56. Rachel Renee Russell Skating sensation
  57. The official Lego annual 2013
  58. Cover: Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsClaire Sipi Lego Ninjago masters of Spinjitzu: character encyclopedia
  59. Rachel Renee Russell Tales from the not-so-smart Miss know-it-all
  60. Geronimo Stilton Thea Stilton and the mystery on the Orient Express
  61. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  62. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  63. Geronimo Stilton The Kingdom of Fantasy
  64. Rachel Renee Russell Dork diaries
  65. Rick Riordan The demigod diaries
  66. Roald Dahl Going solo
  67. Geronimo Stilton The enormouse pearl heist
  68. Geronimo Stilton Thea Stilton and the prince’s emerald
  69. Geronimo Stilton Mightly Mount Kilimanjaro
  70. Ellen Bailey One Dream One Direction 100% unofficial
  71. Brian Selznick The invention of Hugo Cabret a novel in words and pictures
  72. Adam Blade Cover: Grashkor the Beast GuardGrashkor the beast guard
  73. Jacqueline Wilson Hetty Feather
  74. Simon Beecroft Lego Star Wars: the visual dictionary
  75. Jacqueline Wilson Little darlings
  76. Andy Griffiths The very bad book
  77. Geronimo StiltonThea Stilton and the secret city
  78. Geronimo Stilton Thea Stilton and the star castaways
  79. Geronimo Stilton Thea Stilton - big trouble in the Big Apple
  80. Adeline Yen Mah Chinese Cinderella
  81. David Walliams Gangsta Granny
  82. Jacqueline Wilson Jacky Daydream
  83. Jude Watson Beyond the grave
  84. Jon Richards Lego Harry Potter - characters of the magical world
  85. Jacqueline Wilson Four children and It
  86. Rick Riordan Percy Jackson - the ultimate guide
  87. John Flanagan Cover: The HuntersThe hunters
  88. Jacqueline Wilson The longest whale song
  89. Geronimo Stilton The peculiar pumpkin thief
  90. Michael Morpurgo War horse
  91. Derek Landy Death bringer
  92. Geronimo Stilton Return of the vampire
  93. Paddy Kempshall The Hobbit: an unexpected journey: the world of Hobbits
  94. Erin Hunter The last hope
  95. John Flanagan The sorcerer in the North
  96. Adam Blade Voltrex the two headed octopus
  97. Andy Griffiths Just doomed
  98. Derek Landy Kingdom of the wicked
  99. Geronimo Stilton Meet me in Horrorwood
  100. Derek Landy Skulduggery Pleasant

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