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Books with inspirational themes continue to drive children's book market

Confidence-building titles are continuing to boom across the children’s market as TikTok drives YA, The Bookseller’s Children’s Conference has heard. ... Read more

Children's education titles surged in 2020, Kenyon tells IPG

Nielsen BookScan reported an uplift across children’s reference and educational books internationally throughout 2020, delegates at the IPG International Forum heard on Tuesday (9th March). ... Read more

Review of 2020: fiction, kids' and self-help boost global territories

The pandemic hit hard but core catetgories helped key markets to weather the storm. Read more

Sales fell 11% year on year in second quarter, Nielsen estimates

Book sales fell 11% by volume year on year in the second quarter of 2020, estimates by Nielsen suggest, although there have been gains on 2019 since bookshops... Read more

Lack of female and BAME characters in picture books angers industry figures

Industry insiders have reacted angrily to analysis from the Guardian that shows that only five out of the top 100 bestselling picture books of last year featured... Read more

Audio 'booming' with 13% growth last year

Audiobooks are the fastest growing publishing format with 13% growth in 2018, according to Nielsen BookScan.  Read more

Slim pickings: Wicks, Kerridge lead New Year, New You charge

British book buyers awoke in January from their collective holiday hangover/food coma and embraced "New Year, New You" tightly, with 12 titles in last week's... Read more

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

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... Read more

Book sales in Wales and the West outstrip the rest of UK

Wales and the West is emerging as the area with the fastest-growing book sales of 2018 so far, according to fresh statistics from Nielsen BookScan.... Read more

Horror genre 'rises from the grave' as sales boom

Horror and ghost stories are rising from the literary grave and seeing a resurgence in sales. Read more

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