Most popular fiction for children 2013

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 2013.

  1. Cover of The Third WheelJeff Kinney The Third Wheel
  2. Rick Riordan The Sea of Monsters
  3. Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief
  4. Rick Riordan The House of Hades
  5. Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse
  6. Jeff Kinney Dog Days
  7. Rick Riordan The Mark of Athena
  8. Jacqueline Wilson Queenie
  9. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
  10. Jeff Kinney The Last Straw
  11. Jeff Kinney Rodrick Rules
  12. Jeff Kinney Hard Luck
  13. Geronimo Stilton The Journey to Atlantis
  14. Rachel Renee Russell Holiday Heartbreak
  15. Jeff Kinney Cabin Fever
  16. Cover of PercyJacksonRick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth
  17. Jacqueline Wilson Emerald Star
  18. Rick Riordan The Son of Neptune
  19. Rick Riordan The Demigod Diaries
  20. Jeff Kinney The Ugly Truth
  21. Jeff Kinney Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Greg Heffley’s Journal
  22. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince
  23. Rick Riordan Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian
  24. John (John Anthony) Flanagan The Royal Ranger
  25. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  26. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  27. Geronimo Stilton The Secret of the Fairies
  28. Jacqueline Wilson The Worst Thing about My Sister
  29. Jacqueline Wilson Four Children and It
  30. Dav Pilkey Captain Underpants and the Revolting Revenge of the Radioactive Robo-boxers
  31. Rick Riordan The Lost Hero
  32. Geronimo Stilton The Dragon Prophecy: The Fourth Adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy
  33. Cover of Diamond from the world of Hetty FeatherJacqueline Wilson Diamond From the World of Hetty Feather
  34. Derek Landy Last Stand of Dead Men
  35. Derek Landy Playing with Fire
  36. Geronimo Stilton The Kingdom of Fantasy
  37. Geronimo Stilton The Quest for Paradise: The Return to the Kingdom of Fantasy
  38. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  39. David Walliams Gangsta Granny
  40. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  41. Rick Riordan The Serpent’s Shadow
  42. J. K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  43. Geronimo Stilton The First Samurai
  44. Liz Pichon Tom Gates Is Absolutely Fantastic (at Some Things)
  45. Dav Pilkey Captain Underpants and the Terrifying Return of Tippy Tinkletrousers
  46. Geronimo Stilton Geronimo Stilton Saves the Olympics
  47. Rick Riordan The Throne of Fire
  48. Andy Griffiths Just Tricking
  49. Liz Pichon Everything’s Amazing (Sort of)
  50. John Boyne Stay Where You Are & Then Leave
  51. Derek Landy Kingdom of the Wicked
  52. Cover of The very bad bookAndy Griffiths The Very Bad Book
  53. David Walliams Demon Dentist
  54. Andy Griffiths Just Macbeth!
  55. Jacqueline Wilson Lily Alone
  56. R. J. Palacio Wonder
  57. James Phelan 13
  58. E. B. (Elwyn Brooks) White Charlotte’s Web
  59. Derek Landy Skulduggery Pleasant
  60. Liz Pichon The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
  61. Derek Landy Dark Days
  62. Louis Sachar Holes
  63. Rachel Renee Russell How to Dork Your Diary
  64. Cover of Red RocksRachael King Red Rocks
  65. Gary Paulsen Hatchet
  66. Erin Hunter The Sun Trail
  67. Margaret Mahy Mister Whistler
  68. Jacqueline Wilson My Sister Jodie
  69. Jacqueline Wilson Sapphire Battersea
  70. Erin Hunter Tallstar’s Revenge
  71. John Flanagan The Emperor of Nihon-Ja
  72. Geronimo Stilton We’ll Always Have Paris
  73. Paulsen, Gary Hatchet: The Call
  74. Peirce, Lincoln Big Nate Flips Out
  75. Jacqueline Wilson Hetty Feather
  76. Jacqueline Wilson How to Survive Summer Camp
  77. Herge The Adventures of Tintin: Volume 3
  78. Derek Landy The Faceless Ones
  79. Geronimo Stilton The Volcano of Fire: The Fifth Adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy
  80. Morris Gleitzman After
  81. Eoin Colfer Artemis Fowl and the Last Guardian
  82. Cathy Cassidy Coco Caramel
  83. Cover of Dinosaurs in actionGeronimo Stilton Dinosaurs in Action
  84. Liz Pichon Genius Ideas (mostly)
  85. Cornelia Caroline Funke Inkheart
  86. Morris Gleitzman Now
  87. Lauren Child Take Your Last Breath
  88. John Flanagan The Hunters
  89. Erin Hunter Into the Wild
  90. David Walliams Ratburger
  91. Rachel Renee Russell Skating Sensation
  92. Kate De Goldi The ACB with Honora Lee
  93. John Flanagan The Icebound Land
  94. C. S. (Clive Staples) Lewis The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe
  95. Jacqueline Wilson The Longest Whale Song
  96. David Walliams Billionaire Boy
  97. Erin Hunter Bluestar’s Prophecy
  98. Morris Gleitzman Once
  99. Rachel Renee Russell Tales from A Not–so–smart Miss Know–It–All
  100. Geronimo Stilton The Amazing Voyage: The Third Adventure in the Kingdom of Fantasy
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