Who’s buying the books, who’s coloring them, and how are they finding them? Here are a few glimpses from Nielsen’s 2015 research.
If Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs office can somehow categorize coloring books as not books—and “incomplete” because they’re not colored in—what might publishers have to pay in VAT?
The architecture of the publishing industry today continues to transform as The Bookseller’s Philip Jones and Publishers Weekly’s Andrew Albanese discussed in a special journalists’ session at London Book Fair.
In Brazil this past April and May, 17.34% of all books sold were coloring books — a genre which has dominated the bestseller lists for months.
To the surprise of many, the bestselling title at Amazon US is by Scottish illustrator Johanna Basford, whose adult coloring books are topping the charts.
Abrams children’s publishing imprint, Appleseed, has partnered with Pantone to create a series of colorful children’s books.
Promoted as an educational coloring book, We Shall Never Forget 9/11: The Kid’s Book of Freedom fails the grade.