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- The Children s Market: Approaching Maturity. Danford, Natalie // Publishers Weekly;1/17/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 3, p30
Focuses on the growth of the Spanish-language children's book market in the U.S. Factors that affected the growth of the market in 1998; Comparison of the market with the adult book market; Increase of demands for Spanish children's books.
- Children's Books: The Great Balancing Act. Holt, Karen // Publishers Weekly;1/5/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 1, p31
Highlights the increase in sales of children's hardcover books in the U.S. as of October 2003. Books released in 2003 which contributed to the strong sales of children's books; Forecast on the increase in sales of children's book publishers in 2004; Factors which drive the growth of children's...
- Entering 'Dangerous' Territory. Sellers, John // Publishers Weekly;10/1/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 39, p21
The article offers a look at the efforts of publishers to address the issue of gender division in children's books. It discusses the findings of a study which explored the interest of children in reading. It describes the sales performance of gender-specific nonfiction books, along with the...
- Interlink: Quietly Hosting Voices. Rosen, Judith // Publishers Weekly;5/14/2007, Vol. 254 Issue 20, p23
The article presents information on independent publishing company, Interlink. The company has come a long way, relocating to western Massachusetts, ramping up to 50 titles a year, a staff of 12, with several distribution clients and a children's list. Over 20 years of publishing, the Interlink...
- UMBA Tightens Its Show. Zeller, Brad // Publishers Weekly;10/14/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 41, p22
Reports on the annual Upper Midwest Booksellers Association trade show which was held in Saint Paul, Minnesota from September 27 to 29, 2002. Number of booksellers, publishers and authors who attended the trade show; Books that caught the interest of attendees.
- Publishing firm refines its focus. Agostinelli, Elizabeth A. // Indianapolis Business Journal;1/10/2005, Vol. 25 Issue 45, p37
Reports on the revitalization effort of Indianapolis-based Sams Technical Publishing by focusing on a new line of books centers on consumer-electronics and automotive technology. History of the publishing company; Action taken by the publishing company to both publish and redistribute other...
- Season's Bleatings. Tyer, Brad // Texas Observer: A Journal of Free Voices;1/9/2009, Vol. 101 Issue 1, p4
The author reflects on the status of the publishing industry. He reveals that Random House, the world's biggest trade-book publisher, had a cost-cutting reorganization accompanied by high-profile resignations while Simon & Schuster fired 35 people. Moreover, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt announced a...
- 10 Questions Every Book Published Has to Answer. Brass, Perry // Lambda Book Report;Aug/Sep2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1/2, p39
Discusses the factors which should be considered before publishing a book. Difference of the book from all other books; Target readers of the book; Classification of the book.
- The battle of the knuckleheads. Bellafante, Ginia // Time;10/5/1998, Vol. 152 Issue 14, p72
Discusses the competition between the For Dummies series and the Idiot's Guide series of books as of September 1998. Number of titles for each; 1997 revenue; Top seller; Upcoming titles; When the Dummies series was launched; The differences in both series.