Random House Still Biggest Children's Trade Publisher, But Others Are Gaining
- Picture/Storybooks Lead Children's Market. // Book Publishing Report;4/8/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 14, p3
Reports the marketability of picture/storybooks in the children's books category in the U.S. in 2001. Contrast of percentage share with nonfiction and novelty book categories; Popularity of books packaged with videos, CD-ROMS and games; Total consumer purchases of children's books by format.
- Children's paperback sales up in October, other segments slumped. // Book Publishing Report;12/20/99, Vol. 24 Issue 49, p5
Compares sales in various segments of the United States book trade between October 1999 and the year-ago level. Includes adult hard cover; Children's paperback; Mass market.
- Speaking their language. Lodge, Sally // Publishers Weekly;8/28/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 35, p86
Presents the views and observations of various book publishers in the United States on Spanish-language books for children. Wait-and-see position of various publishing houses; Challenges to the success of this segment; Need for specially tailored marketing for books in Spanish; Market for these...
- Where the books are. Lodge, Sally // Publishers Weekly;8/28/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 35, p88
Presents descriptions of Spanish-language publishing programs of various book publishers in the United States. Includes Arte Publico Press; Barron's; Charlesbridge; Chelsea House; Children's Book Press; Childrens Press; Dawn Publications; Disney; Farrar, Straus & Giroux; Harcourt Brace;...
- Licensed tie-ins make registers ring. Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;3/29/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 13, p46
Focuses on the market for children's books in the United States in 1998. Overview on the balanced performance of the children's books market in the country, incurring dips in some segments countered by increases in others; gains in the category of hardcover backlist; Presentation of 1998 sales...
- Varied performances highlight kids' market. Milliot, Jim; Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;9/11/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 37, p32
Focuses on developments in the children's book industry in the United States. Volatility in the ranking of top publishers of children's books; Picture books; Estimated sales of each company.
- Moving on up. Maughan, Shannon // Publishers Weekly;3/8/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 10, p28
Presents news briefs related to the children's book industry in the United States, as of March 8, 1998. Includes sales of the book `Olive, the Other Reindeer'; Success of the book `Pete's of Pizza,' by William Steig; Titles of fanzine-style books on boy bands released.
- Children's bookbag. // Publishers Weekly;6/7/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 23, p33
Reports on developments in the children's segment of the book trade in the United States, as of June 7, 1999. Hyperion Books for Children's offer of its `Fall 1999 Read Aloud Anthology' compact disc to book sellers; Cross-promotions launched by Simon & Schuster and General Mills for `The...
- Paperbacks: A silver lining? Lodge, Sally; Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;5/2/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 18, p30
Examines the reasons behind the increase in paperback sales and the decline in hardcover sales of children's books in 1993 in the United States. Decline in overall revenues for children's books; Buying power of schoolchildren and teachers; Libraries' preference for paperbacks over hardcovers...