A year in review: The kids are all right

A year in review: The kids are all right

Last year the Children’s sector continued its remarkable run, notching up record sales for the third consecutive year. In those three years, just under £1.08bn worth of books have been sold through Nielsen BookScan’s Children’s category, with year-on-year value jumps of 9%, 6.8% and 6.5%—all figures that topped the overall market’s growth across the same period. All four major BookScan categories had sales rises last year—only the second time that that feat has been achieved in the past decade—with both Children’s record haul and Adult Non-Fiction: Trade’s 6.2% leap topping the overall mark...

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