Children’s book market up 0.7% by value in 2018

Children’s book market up 0.7% by value in 2018

The children’s book market has shown steady growth of 0.7% to mid-August 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 (Monday 24th September).

The overall children’s book market increased 0.7% for the period ending 18th August, compared to the same period in 2017, but non-fiction sales were up 10.2%.

Non-fiction sales were boosted mainly by what Nielsen categorises as ‘general non-fiction’, which was up 31% to £10.4m and the biggest seller in this sector was You A...

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