New Zealand Bestsellers

The Top 20 bestselling New Zealand Books

From the NZ Listener May 15-21 2004

1 Marvellous Muffins, by Alison Holst (Hyndman): 244,365 copies sold

2 Edmonds Cookery Book (Hodder Moa Beckett)

3 AA New Zealand Road Atlas Classic Edition (Hodder Moa Beckett)

4 Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy, by Lynley Dodd (Mallinson Rendel): 176,067

5 A Portait of New Zealand, by Warren Jacobs and Robin Smith (New Holland): 173,474

6 The Lord of the Rings Location Guidebook, by Ian Brodie (HarperCollins): 150,861

7 AA New Zealand Road Atlas Glovebox Edition (Hodder Moa Beckett)

8 Yates Garden Guide (HarperCollins): 106,167

9 The Reed Concise Maori Dictionary, by A W Reed (Reed): 103,673

10 Hairy Maclary Scattercat, by Lynley Dodd (Mallinson Rendel): 94,898

11 Hairy Maclary's Bone, by Lynley Dodd (Mallinson Rendel): 92,964

12 The Whale Rider, by Witi Ihimaera (Reed): 91,833

13 Native Trees of New Zealand, by J T Salmon (Reed): 88,518

14 The Little Yellow Digger, by Betty Gilderdale and Alan Gilderdale (Scholastic): 84,858

15 Once Were Warriors, by Alan Duff (Tandem): 81,270

16 Hairy Maclary's Rumpus at the Vet, by Lynley Dodd

17 Treat Your Own Back, by Robin McKenzie (Spinal Publications): 71,954

18 Family Trusts: A New Zealand Guide, by Martin Hawes (Longacre): 70,000

19 More Marvellous Muffins, by Alison and Simon Holst (Hyndman): 69,564

20 A Penguin History of New Zealand, by Michael King (Penguin): since its publication in October last year, sales as at the end of March were towards 70,000; a new reprint (15,000 copies) and hardback edition (7000) are also expected to sell heavily.

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