Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

The oft-quoted numbers remain as compelling as ever: 370 million people under the age of 18, an additional 17.5 million babies born annually, and at least 600 active publishers in the children’s book industry. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Four Chinese Publishers Discuss Titles That Inspire Them

For Li Xin, vice president and general editor of the children’s book division at Thinkingdom Children’s Books, Leo Lionni’s 'Swimmy' is that book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2018: Top 10 Children's Books in China - A Quick Market Analysis

The two biggest online book retailers in China are Dangdang and JD, which combined take up nearly two-thirds of the market. However, despite serving the same readership, their top 10 bestseller lists tend to differ greatly. Interestingly enough, for 2017, their charts share not even one title. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2018: The Continuing Story of the Children’s Book Market in China

Eleven years ago, in 2007, China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) participated in the Bologna Book Fair for the first time. Their booth in Hall 29 was small, shabby, and minimally decorated and very few visitors dropped by. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: An Overview of the Children’s Book Market in China

Though describing the massive Chinese children’s book market is as easy as A, B, C (amazing, booming, crowded), explaining the forces behind its growth may take more than 1, 2, 3—but that is still a very good way to start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Thinkingdom Children’s Books

For Thinkingdom Children’s Books, the main goal in creating its first series of original children’s picture books goes beyond “helping every kid to become a book lover,” which has been the company’s motto since 2003. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

With the 12th anniversary of Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House just around the corner, founder and editor-in-chief Sally Yan has embarked on a personal project to reread and reexamine her company’s bestsellers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: China Children’s Press & Publication Group

Nurturing homegrown talent and publishing outstanding original works are the main goals at China Children’s Press & Publication Group (CCPPG) this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Blooming Interest in Books About Plants

While the pop-science segment remains as popular (pun intended) as ever in China, there has been a noticeable increase in the publication of titles related to plants. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Everafter Books Publishing House

A great deal of investment, not to mention a wide network of contacts and plenty of chutzpah, was required to launch 'Within Pictures and Beyond Texts,' a quarterly publication that is the first of its kind in China. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: China Welfare Institute Publishing House

Putting a new spin on ordinary stories—about annual festivals, childhood rituals, and traditional games and snacks, for instance—to appeal to a new generation of readers keeps the China Welfare Institute Publishing House (CWIPH) busy. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: A Showcase of New Original Works from China

Creating books for little people who have just started crawling and saying their first words or for older ones who are too preoccupied with schoolwork to read is hardly child’s play. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Anhui Children’s Publishing House

Last year, Anhui Children’s Publishing House (ACPH) published 449 new titles, 79% of which (or 355 titles) were original works. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2019: Up 10.82 Percent

In another period of double-digit growth for China's book market, children's books are the largest category by sales and online retail is still growing. The post China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2019: Up 10.82 Percent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Jieli Publishing House

Jieli’s publishing program, particularly that of its original titles, embraces realism. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Kids Media

The multimedia company Kids Media, known for its partnerships with some of the world’s biggest brands—think Disney, DreamWorks, and Lego—is on an experimental streak. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent

As China's children's book market matures, publishers are look at ways to develop more local talent while maintaining a balance with foreign titles. The post China’s Children’s Book Market: Big Numbers and Local Talent appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Children's Books in China 2018: Social Media Marketing: Working the Platform

The past few years have seen social media, propelled by the all-purpose WeChat app and the Weibo microblogging service, become an indispensable promotional and sales channel in the Chinese publishing industry. Critics point to challenges facing publishers who depend on social media marketing.... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2017: Trends in the Rights Market

Over the past decade, China has imported classic children’s books of all genres from the West at a rate far faster than it would have taken another country or territory to accomplish, observes director Chen Yushiuan of Beijing-based Bardon Chinese Media Agency. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children’s Books in China 2018: Beijing Dandelion Children's Book House

The contradictions embodied in the folk symbol of the witch captured the attention of Sally Yan, founder and editor-in-chief of 11-year-old publishing company Beijing Dandelion. “The witch is a popular figure in Western classics: sometimes as the protagonist; other times, in the periphery. The... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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