China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices

As book prices rise and children's books show new energy, the number of new titles on China's bestseller lists has decreased, with older hits lingering on sales charts. The post China’s Book Market in the First Half of 2018: Slower Growth, Rising Prices appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-08-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019

Following the release of German book market data from 2018, the country's publishers turn their attention to issues facing their industry in 2019. The post The German Book Market in 2018, and a Look Ahead to 2019 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Digital growth helps Haynes to half-year profit rise

Car manual publisher Haynes saw group profit before tax boom by almost a quarter (23%) for the six months ending 30th November 2018. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Finding Growth in Niches: 2018 Book Biz Mergers and Acquisitions

The past year saw only one megadeal in the publishing world—but plenty of strategic buys. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-12-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Frankfurt Book Fair 2018: Incremental Growth Across Europe

At the Markets, the opening conference of the Frankfurt Book Fair, speakers from HarperCollins U.K. and Nielsen Book Research International confirmed small gains across European publishing so far this year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s book market up 0.7% by value in 2018 to date

The children’s book market has shown steady growth of 0.7% in the first part of 2018 but some of the biggest increases were from non-fiction categories, charts and data editor Kiera O’Brien revealed at The Bookseller Children’s Conference this morning. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018

While audiobook sales grow, the AAP's new report show children's book sales struggling and declines in education and scholarly revenues. The post American Publishers Cite 3.6-Percent Rise in Trade Revenue, First Half of 2018 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beijing Book Fair 2018: Market Observations from Exhibitors

As younger Chinese editors, many fluent in English, move up the publishing ranks, they are more willing to try new formats, while also able to speed up publication of translations in China. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The book trade's Rising Stars of 2018 revealed

The annual list of the book trade’s next generation features a number of youngsters who are already right at the heart of the contemporary book trade. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day

The endorsement of a Chinese actor powers Yu Hua's 'To Live' to the top of China's April fiction charts, when fellow celebrities spread the word and young readers hear the call. The post April 2018 Bestseller Lists From China: Young Readers Cheer a Celebrity-Powered World Book Day appeared first... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-05-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2018: Audiobooks Continues Steady Sale Rise

“Audiobooks are the golden child of publishing at the moment,” said Orna O’Brien, conference manager of Quantum, the digital conference that preceded the opening of the London Book Fair on Monday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: IlluSalon Nurtures and Promotes Illustrators

IlluSalon, the biggest international illustration platform in China, works with around 4,000 illustrators from more than 50 countries. For Hou Mingliang, founder of IlluSalon and host of the Global Illustration Award (as well as president of Kids Media), young and professional illustrators–with... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Hunan Juvenile & Children’s Publishing House

Hunan Juvenile steadfastly pursues its goal to be “a kid’s best friend” by introducing quality content from far and near. Last year, the 36-year-old publisher released more than 600 new titles, including originals such as China’s Silk Road picture books, literature titles such as Tang Sulan’s... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Tomorrow Publishing House

Most overseas publishers are familiar with the reputation of Tomorrow Publishing House, which was founded 35 years ago and has translated more than 1,000 titles. Credited for putting several local authors—Yang Hongying, Cao Wenxuan, Wu Meizhen, and Yu Yujun, for instance—on the international... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: New Buds Publishing House

Small but beautiful” is our publishing motto, says editor-in-chief Ma Yuxiu of New Buds. “We have scaled down our annual output in recent years, opting instead to focus our resources on creating unique content.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: Guangdong New Century Publishing House

This is the Chinese home of the Wimpy Kid series, which made its first appearance in China in 2009 and has since sold more than 9.2 million copies. The decision to ignore market skepticism (this comics-style series with American humor and school culture was initially deemed unworkable in China)... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Books in China 2018: All Our Coverage

The 2018 Special Report on children's publishing in China, plus related coverage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Childrens Books in China 2018: Untangling the Import Issues (and Rumors)

As of today, Peppa Pig remains a bestseller in China. Winnie the Pooh continues to sell, and so does Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. There has been no restriction on these titles or on other foreign publications and translations. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

This company needs little introduction, having collaborated with more than 500 international publishers since its inception in 1979. It is also China’s largest foreign language publisher and its third largest in terms of sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Children's Books in China 2018: Beijing Baby Cube Children’s Brand Management Company

Baby Cube was founded by husband-and-wife team Yang Wenxuan and Liu Hong. The company grew out of their past professional experience in online retailing and literary publishing and out of their community outreach work focused on helping children to start reading. “It started as a reading club in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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