Most popular fiction for children 2018

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. The titles are in order of how many times they were borrowed from our libraries.


  1. The 91-Storey Treehouse Andy Griffiths
  2. The 78-Storey Treehouse Andy Griffiths
  3. The 65-Storey Treehouse Andy Griffiths
  4. The 26-Storey treehouse Andy Griffiths
  5. The 39-Storey Treehouse Andy Griffiths
  6. The 52-Storey Treehouse Andy Griffiths
  7. Kinney, Jeff The Getaway
  8. Donaldson, Julia It's a Little Baby
  9. Donaldson, Julia; Scheffler, Axel A squash and a squeeze
  10. Walliams, David Awful Auntie
  11. Rowling, J. K Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  12. Mahy, Margaret Lion in the Meadow
  13. Rowling, J. K Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  14. Walliams, David The World's Worst Children
  15. Griffiths, Andy 13-Storey Treehouse
  16. Herge Destination Moon
  17. Walliams, David Grandpa's Great Escape
  18. Herge Shooting Star
  19. Donaldson, Julia Tabby McTat
  20. Rowling, J. K.; Thorne, Jack; Tiffany, John Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
  21. Walliams, David Bad Dad
  22. Stilton, Geronimo Lost in time : the fourth journey through time
  23. Rowling, J. K Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince
  24. Campo, Antonio; Loizedda, Danilo; Stilton, Geronimo The chocolate chase
  25. Dahl, Roald George's Marvellous Medicine
  26. Donaldson, Julia The Snail and the Whale
  27. Kinney, Jeff Third Wheel: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK7)
  28. Scheffler, Axel Pip and Posy
  29. Stilton, Thea Thea Stilton and the frozen fiasco
  30. Dodd, Lynley Schnitzel Von Krumm Forget-Me-Not
  31. Handford, Martin Where's Wally Now?
  32. Conrad, Didier; Ferri, Jean-Yves Asterix and the chariot race Asterix and the Chariot Race 37
  33. Donaldson, Julia The Smartest Giant in Town
  34. Mitton, Tony Terrific trains
  35. Stilton, Geronimo Operation: secret recipe
  36. Gray, Claire; Gray, Kes Oi Dog!
  37. Stilton, Geronimo The haunted dinosaur 9
  38. Carle, Eric The Very Hungry Caterpillar
  39. Jones, Gerard; Olsen, Lillian; Toriyama, Akira Dragonball Z
  40. Stilton, Thea Thea Stilton and the Madagascar madness
  41. Pichon, Liz Family, Friends and Furry Creatures
  42. Dahl, Roald The Enormous Crocodile
  43. Pichon, Liz The Brilliant World of Tom Gates
  44. Pilkey, Dav Captain Underpants and the Sensational Saga of Sir Stinks-a-lot
  45. Stilton, Geronimo Geronimo Stilton Heromice #9: Insect Invasion
  46. Kinney, Jeff Long Haul: Diary of a Wimpy Kid (BK9)
  47. Donaldson, Julia Monkey Puzzle
  48. Goscinny; Uderzo Asterix in Britain
  49. Rowling, J. K Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
  50. Walliams, David Gangsta Granny
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