The Hunger Games trilogy reaches 50 million copies in print and digital formats
Scholastic has provided today an update to the amount of Hunger Games books that exist in print and digital formats in the United States. The last figure was given back in March, when the publishing house revealed there were 36 million copies of all three books in the series just in the United States. Well, that number needs to be moved up to 50. According to the press release:
As of today, Scholastic has more than 50 million copies of the original three books in The Hunger Games trilogy in print and digital formats in the U.S. (more than 23 million copies of The Hunger Games; more than 14 million copies of Catching Fire; and more than 13 million copies of Mockingjay).
“Readers across the nation are captivated by the rich world and strong characters Suzanne Collins has created,” said Ellie Berger, President, Scholastic Trade Publishing. “It’s thrilling to see teen and adult readers enthralled by the same story and engaged in conversation about these books.”
As of today, The Hunger Games trilogy has spent 31 consecutive weeks at number one on the New York Times best-sellers list (Children’s Series category). The series has been published in 50 different languages, in 55 different countries.
It’s great to know that more people is still finding its way through these amazing books :).
Thanks to Mockingjay.Net for the tip!