The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series dominates a list of the most popular books taken out from libraries in Northamptonshire.
The list, published today by Public Lending Right (PLR) office, covers the period July 2012 to June 2013.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by US children’s author Jeff Kinney was the most borrowed book from the county’s libraries.
Six of the top 10 most borrowed Books are children’s fiction titles, including four titles in the Wimpy Kid series.
One title by James Patterson, Guilty Wives, also features in the Top 10. It was announced today that the US thriller writer was the Most Borrowed Author in libraries across the UK as a whole for the seventh year running.
The Northamptonshire libraries top 10
1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw Jeff Kinney
2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney
3. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days Jeff Kinney
4. The Affair Lee Child
5. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Jeff Kinney
6. A Wanted Man Lee Child
7. My Best, Best friend Lauren Child
8. Guilty Wives James Patterson
9. One Shot Lee Child
10. Tiddler Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler