Neil Gaiman Statistics

Neil Gaiman Statistics

How many copies of Neil Gaiman’s books have been sold?

  • Neil Gaiman sold over 45 million copies of his books, including over 30 million graphic novels and 10 million novels.
  • By 2008, Gaiman sold over 10 million copies of his work and has been on a pace of selling over 2.5 million copies per year since then.
  • His most famous series of graphic novels, Sandman, sold over 30 million copies worldwide alone.
  • The Sandman series is selling at a pace of over 1 million copies per year.
  • During its first 7 years after publishing, the Sandman sold over 12 million copies.
  • Good Omens, co-written with Terry Pratchett, sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
  • Gaiman’s American Gods sold over 1 million copies worldwide.
  • Coraline, which was ranked No. 82 on the Guardian’s list of the 100 best books of the 21st century, sold at least 1 million copies worldwide.
  • The Graveyard Book sold over 1 million copies and is the only book to win both Newbery and Carnegie Medals awards.
  • Gaiman’s books have been translated into over 40 languages.
  • Neil Gaiman’s reported net worth is over $20 million.
  • It is reported that, in order to discourage organizations and people from trying to invite Gaiman to certain events, Gaiman has an appearance fee set at $45,000.

How many books has Neil Gaiman published?

  • Neil Gaiman published 70 various art pieces that appeared in 68 different publications. These works include doodles, sketches, thumbnails, portraits, and others.
  • There are 49 publications containing Gaiman’s appreciation for other authors, artists, and publications, including Douglas Adams, Guillermo Del Toro, Doctor Who, and others.
  • Neil Gaiman also published over 42 articles published in media, from The Guardian to Financial Times and Washington Post.
  • There have been 55 books published that contain mentions and analyses of Neil Gaiman’s work.
  • Neil Gaiman recorded 316 different audio recordings, featuring 110 audiobooks, radio shows, podcasts, and other formats.
  • Neil Gaiman published over 115 comic books, along with 39 additional comic adaptations of his own and other artists’ work.
  • Gaiman published over 70 books, including novels, novellas, short stories, and story collections.
  • Gaiman completed and published over 67 essays.
  • Gaiman also participated as a writer in 22 movies, tv shows, and short films.

Neil Gaiman’s books in order

The following is a list of Neil Gaiman’s books in order, including novels and illustrated books for children:

YearTitlePagesPublisherFormat
1990Good Omens354Workman PublishingNovel
1996Neverwhere287BBC BooksNovel
1997The Day I Swapped My Dad for Two Goldfish64White Wolf PublishingIllustrated book
1999Stardust256William Morrow and CompanyNovel
2001American Gods480William Morrow and CompanyNovel
2002Coraline176HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2002A Walking Tour of the Shambles56American Fantasy PressIllustrated book
2003The Wolves in the Walls56HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2005Anansi Boys352HarperCollinsNovel
2005Melinda64Hill HouseIllustrated book
2005MirrorMask80HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2007InterWorld256HarperCollinsNovel
2008The Graveyard Book320HarperCollinsNovel
2008Odd and the Frost Giants112Bloomsbury PublishingIllustrated book
2008The Dangerous Alphabet32HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2009Blueberry Girl32HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2009Crazy Hair40HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2010Instructions40HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2013The Silver Dream288HarperCollinsNovel
2013The Ocean at the End of the Lane192William Morrow and CompanyNovel
2013Chu’s Day32HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2014Chu’s First Day of School32HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2014Hansel and Gretel56Bloomsbury PublishingIllustrated book
2014The Sleeper and the Spindle72Bloomsbury PublishingIllustrated book
2015Eternity’s Wheel304HarperCollinsNovel
2016Chu’s Day at the Beach36HarperFestivalIllustrated book
2017Norse Mythology304Bloomsbury PublishingNovel
2017Cinnamon40HarperCollinsIllustrated book
2020Pirate Stew48Bloomsbury PublishingIllustrated book