Publisher Scorecards Year-End 2004: Children's Lists
- Need to Know. // Book Links;Mar2009, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p61
The article offers updates related to children's literature publishing in the U.S. The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has revealed the 2009 AAAS/Subaru SB&F Prizes for Excellence in Science Books. The Ezra Jack Keats Foundation is seeking for grant proposals for...
- Scholastic Successes. // Book Publishing Report;9/27/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 37, p3
Presents a list of successful children's book published by Scholastic Corp. in the U.S. "Children of the Lamp"; "Dragon Rider"; "Charlie Bone and the Invisible Boy".
- HarperCollins Again Leads Children's Book Bestsellers. // Book Publishing Report;4/19/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p7
Assesses the 2004 children's book industry in the U.S. Success of HarperCollins to stay atop other publishers in children's market; Description of books included in the New York Times bestsellers list; Publication of the three big hit books from Scholastic Inc.
- World Almanac Expanding Kids Line; Aims at Wikipedia. // Book Publishing Report;7/10/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 26, p4
The article reports that the reference publisher World Almanac Books in New York will be introducing its latest book titled "Yo! I Know, Brain-Building Quizzes" which is intended to increase its "World Almanac for Kids" line. Editorial director Zoe Kashner stated that they are optimistic that...
- AAP: Mixed Results in August Give No Hint to Yearly Trends. // Book Publishing Report;Nov2008, Vol. 33 Issue 11, p10
The article forecasts the net sales of various books in the U.S. The author claims that adult hardcover net sales increased 9.2% for the month to $100.9 million. It also says that net sales for adult paperback also increased 1.8% to $147.4 million, with $34 million returns. Meanwhile,...
- Warm fuzzies: A good book plus a temptingly tactile experience. Peterson, Karyn M. // Playthings;Jul2006, Vol. 104 Issue 7, p13
The article introduces several books for children. The books include "The Tale of Peter Rabbit," "Duck," "Let's Play Elmo Says," "Monday the Bullfrog," and "Pooch's New Raincoat." Publishers are always striving for new and novel ways to market these books to kids and parents alike. Furthermore,...
- The Kids Are Alright, But... Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;2/21/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 8, p75
Addresses the status of children's book industry in the U.S. as of February 2005. Factors that contribute to the decline of the sales of picture books; Impact proprietary publishing on the industry; Role of the popularity of Harry Potter novels in the growth of the fantasy genre.
- Publishers Boosting Presence In Children's Series Category. // Book Publishing Report;12/6/2004, Vol. 29 Issue 47, p1
This article reports that children's book publishers will put out more children's series books in 2005 and will be doing more to promote and distribute the titles given their success, a BPR roundup of market leaders shows. The growth of children's series books has prompted the journal "New York...
- commentary. Fine, Anne // New Statesman;10/6/2003, Vol. 132 Issue 4658, p55
Discusses celebrity children's authors. Failure of children and adults to respect the books which they have spent hours trying to get signed by a celebrity author; Failure of the book publishing industry to stop such time-wasting among readers; Limitations of modern literary discourse;...