Top 100 Bestsellers for 2018


We've put together a list of the top 100 books we have sold in 2018 and the stats are very interesting...

* 57 books were written by women

* 59 books were written by Australian writers

* 13 books were written by Queensland writers

* 13 books had dedicated window displays

* 10 books were launched at Where the Wild Things Are

* 14 books were book club books

* 34 books were picture books

* 29 books were middle reader books

Without further ado, here are our top 100 books of 2018:

100. Pippa's Island #5: Puppy Pandemonium by Belinda Murrell

99. Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty

98. Friday Barnes: Girl Detective by A. R. Spratt

97. The Endsister by Penni Russon

96. Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

95. Hooray for Fish! by Lucy Cousins

94. Do Not Lick This Book by Idan Ben-Barak

93. The Bad Guys Episode 7: Do You Think He Saurus?! by Aaron Blabey

92. Sing Along With Me! Row, Row, Row Your Boat by Yu-Hsuan Hung

91. Rodney Loses It! by Michael Gerard Bauer

90. Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson

89. The Bad Guys Episode 8: Superbad by Aaron Blabey

88. Accidental Heroes: The Rogues #1 by Lian Tanner

87. Stink-O-Saurus by Deano Yipadee

86. Rosie Revere and the Raucous Riveters: The Questioneers Book by Andrea Beaty and Lorna Hendry

85. How to Win a Nobel Prize by Barry Marshall

84. Busy Beach by Rebecca Finn

83. Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty

82. 1,000-Year-Old Boy by Ross Welford

81. Polly and Buster #2: The Mystery of the Magic Stones by Sally Rippin

80. High Five to the Boys: A Celebration of Ace Australian Men by Various

79. Dog Man #5: Lord of the Fleas by Dav Pilkey

78. The Bear in Our Backyard by Emma Middleton

77. Room on Our Rock by Kate Temple

76. Kensey and Max: Breaking News by Jacqueline Harvey

75. The Cow Tripped Over the Moon by Tony Wilson

74. The World's Worst Children #3 by David Walliams

73. Unearthed by Meagan Spooner

72. Lenny's Book of Everything by Karen Foxlee

71. Fairytales for Feisty Girls by Beth Norling

70. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

69. Natural Born Loser by Oliver Phommavanh

68. The Lion in our Living Room by Emma Middleton

67. Errol! by Zanni Louise

66. Other Worlds #4: Dark World by George Ivanoff

65. Other Worlds #1: Perfect World by George Ivanoff

64. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

63. The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

62. Kumiko and the Dragon by Briony Stewart

61. Good Night Teddy by Francesca Ferri

60. Dog Man by Dav Pilkey

59. Deltora Quest #1: The Forests of Silence by Emily Rodda

58. Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo

57. I Took the Moon for a Walk by Alison Jay

56. Claris the Chicest Mouse in Paris by Megan Hess

55. Polly and Buster: The Wayward Witch and the Feelings Monster by Sally Rippin

54. The Explorer by Katherine Rundell

53. Tales from the Inner City by Shaun Tan

52. Go Go and the Silver Shoes by Jane Godwin

51. 101 Collective Nouns by Jennifer Cossins

50. Piranhas Don't Eat Bananas by Aaron Blabey

49. Dog Man and Cat Kid by Dav Pilkey

48. Maya and Cat by Caroline Magerl

47. Koalas Eat Gum Leaves by Laura and Philip Bunting

46. The War the Saved My Life by Bradley Kimberly Brubaker

45. Pearl the Magical Unicorn by Sally Odgers

44. The Bad Guys Episode 1 by Aaron Blabey

43. Jane Doe and the Cradle of All Worlds by Jeremy Lachlan

42. Rhymoceros by Janik Coat

41. I'm Australian Too by Mem Fox

40. Real Pigeons Fight Crime by Andrew McDonald

39. Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty

38. Other Worlds 3: Game World by George Ivanoff

37. How to Feel Awesome Every Day by Elly Awesome

36. Misery Guts by Morris Gleitzman

35. Kookaburras Love to Laugh by Laura and Philip Bunting

34. The Meltdown: Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13 by Jeff Kinney

33. In My Heart: A Book of Feelings by Jo Witek

32. Boy Overboard by Morris Gleitzman

31. Possum Magic by Mem Fox

30. Other Worlds 2: Beast World by George Ivanoff

29. Under the Love Umbrella by Davina Bell

28. Ninja Kid by Anh Do

27. Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Eric Carle and Bill Martin Jr

26. Mopoke by Philip Bunting

25. The Ice Monster by David Walliams

24. Sweet Adversity by Sheryl Gwyther

23. Love Makes a Family by Sophie Beer

22. Turtle Trackers by Samantha Wheeler

21. Where is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox

20. Spirit by Cherri Ryan

19. Missing by Sue Whiting

18. Shout Out to the Girls: A Celebration of Awesome Australian Women by Various

17. Princess in Black by Shannon and Dean Hale 

16. Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima

15. Everything I've Never Said by Samantha Wheeler

14. Franklin's Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell

13. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Volume 2 by Elena Favilli

12. Once Upon a Small Rhinoceros by Meg Mckinlay

11. Lorax by Dr Seuss

10. Wundersmith by Jessica Townsend 

9. Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different by Ben Brooks

8. Here We Are: Notes for Living on Planet Earth by Oliver Jeffers

7. Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend

6. Tails by Matthew Van Fleet

5. Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli

4. Kissed by the Moon by Alison Lester

3. Horton Hears a Who by Dr Seuss

2. 104 Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths and Terry Denton

1. All the Ways to be Smart by Allison Colpoys and Davina Bell