Children’s helps Sainsbury’s book sales rise 7.5%

Sainsbury’s has revealed its book sales grew 7.5% year on year in the fourth quarter of 2016, The Bookseller can reveal, with its growth in total retail sales a more modest 0.8%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Sainsbury's and Blackwell's report rise in Christmas book sales

Sainsbury’s and Blackwell’s have reported positive book sales over the Christmas period, with Pete Selby, head of books at the supermarket, saying that gift purchases are now "shifting" from other entertainment to books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Averiss and Beardshaw win Book of the Year at Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Why print book sales are rising, and books are getting longer

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Printed book sales fall as Christmas digital sales rise

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Print Book Sales Declined 5% Last Week

Despite a good sales increase for adult fiction titles, unit sales of print books fell 5% last week at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Print Book Sales Fell 5% Last Week

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Ted Cruz May Have Just Boosted Sales For The Anti-Racist Children's Book He Attacked

"Antiracist Baby" is a No. 1 bestseller on Amazon a day after the GOP senator railed against it during Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation hearing. Continue reading at HuffPost

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Books That Help Us Talk With Children About War (shelftalker)

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Report shows fourfold rise in minority ethnic characters in UK children’s books

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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

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Zillow's children's book aims to help families cope with moving

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Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020

The Association of Italian Publishers participates in Monday's Bologna Book Plus conference and shares 2020 book publishing and rights sales data from Italy. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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COVID-19 has hurt physical book sales and helped audio and digital

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Biddulph, Gray and Patel among Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Award winners

Children's titles from Rob Biddulph, Kes Gray and Serena Patel are among the winners of Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards in partnership with BookTrust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book sales hit record highs in 2019, but publishers ‘now need help’

Figures for last year show sales of £6.3bn, up 20% on 2015, but the Publishers Association says sector needs government support to weather coronavirusBook sales in the UK hit record levels in 2019, driven by a surge in audiobook and nonfiction titles, according to new figures released as... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Though Nielsen has been unable to provide volume sales throughout the lockdown, the presence of multiple study guides in the bestseller lists points to a relative purple patch for the education sector. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lockdown learning helps education market rise as study guides’ sales surge

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5 books to start to teach anti-racism to children

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Print Unit Sales Rise Nearly 5% at the End of April

Solid gains in the adult fiction and juvenile nonfiction categories lifted print unit sales up 4.7% in the week ended May 2, 2020, over the comparable week in 2019, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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