Most Borrowed Titles in 2011

January 2nd, 2012

Details of the 100 most borrowed titles for PLR Year 2011 can be found here. The most borrowed lists of titles and authors are based on all the books loaned by public libraries, so that includes authors who are registered with PLR as well as others who are not registered or who are not eligible to register.

PLR: Top 100 Most Borrowed Titles 2011

Position Title Author/Contributor
1 Ghost Light Joseph O’Connor
2 Official Driver Theory Test Road Safety Authority/Prometric Ireland Ltd
3 Diary of a Wimpy Kid Jeff Kinney
4 The Help Kathryn Stockett
5 The last Straw Jeff Kinney
6 The Ugly Truth Jeff Kinney
7 Rodrick Rules Jeff Kinney
8 Room Emma Donoghue
9 Captain Underpants and the Big, Bad Battle of the Bionic Booger Boy 2 Dav Pilkey
10 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows J.K. Rowling
11 Horrid Henry and the Bogey Babysitter Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
12 Minding Frankie Maeve Binchy
13 Dog Days Jeff Kinney
14 Horrid Henry’s Stinkbomb Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
15 Horrid Henry and the Mega-Mean Time Machine Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
16 Homecoming Cathy Kelly
17 Horrid Henry meets the Queen Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
18 Horrid Henry’s Revenge Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
19 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson
20 My sister Jodie Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
21 Horrid Henry’s Underpants Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
22 Horrid Henry and the Mummy’s Curse Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
23 Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
24 Horrid Henry’s Christmas Cracker Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
25 Horrid Henry Robs the Bank Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
26 Horrid Henry and the Abominable Snowman Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
27 Little Darlings Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
28 Horrid Henry and Other Stories Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
29 Horrid Henry Tricks the Tooth Fairy Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
30 The Slap Christos Tsiolkas
31 Horrid Henry’s Haunted House Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
32 Horrid Henry gets Rich Quick Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
33 Horrid Henry and the Secret Club Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
34 Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince J.K. Rowling
35 The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary: How Greg Heffley Went Hollywood Jeff Kinney
36 The Lost Symbol Dan Brown
37 Alice & Megan Forever Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
38 Under the Hawthorn Tree Marita Conlon-McKenna
39 Horrid Henry Wakes the Dead Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
40 Alice in the Middle Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
41 Hetty Feather Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
42 The Longest Whale Song Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
43 Candyfloss Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
44 Horrid Henry’s Nits Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
45 The Confession John Grisham
46 Horrid Henry’s Birthday Party Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
47 Guinness World Records 2011 Craig Glenday
48 Horrid Henry Rocks Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
49 Let the Great World Spin Colum McCann
50 Eva’s Journey Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
51 Captain Underpants and the Wrath of the Wicked Wedgie Woman Dav Pilkey
52 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone J.K. Rowling
53 Bonjour Alice Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
54 The Reversal Michael Connelly
55 Don’t ask Alice Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
56 Alice to the Rescue Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
57 Horrid Henry’s holiday Francesca Simon: illustrated by Tony Ross
58 Captain Underpants and the Perilous Plot of Professor Poopypants Dav Pilkey
59 The Secret Rhonda Byrne
60 Cookie Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
61 Pieces of My Heart Sinead Moriarty
62 The secret of Kells Eithne Massey
63 The Return Journey Maeve Binchy
64 Captain Underpants and the Invasion of the Incredibly Naughty Cafeteria Ladies Dav Pilkey
65 The Girl Who Played with Fire Stieg Larsson
66 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix J.K. Rowling
67 Skippy Dies Paul Murray
68 Judy Moody Around the World in 8 1/2 Days Megan McDonald: illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds
69 Worth Dying For Lee Child
70 Captain Underpants and the attack of the talking toilets Dav Pilkey
71 The girl who kicked the hornets’ nest Stieg Larsson
72 Harry Potter and the chamber of secrets J.K. Rowling
73 Alice again Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
74 Happy ever after Patricia Scanlan
75 Alice next door Judi Curtin: illustrated by Woody Fox
76 Mother of the Bride Marita Conlon-McKenna
77 Wildflower Girl Marita Conlon-McKenna
78 A Season to Remember Sheila O’Flanagan
79 Lily Alone Jacqueline Wilson: illustrated by Nick Sharratt
80 Starring Tracy Beaker Jacqueline Wilson : illustrated by Nick Sharratt
81 Danny’s Pesky Pet Brianog Brady Dawson: illustrated by Michael Connor
82 Jacky Daydream Jacqueline Wilson: :illustrated by Nick Sharratt
83 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban J.K.