The largest children’s book and educational publisher sees continued growth in its own school-based book fairs, and revenue-per-fair.
The Spanish book market is reporting revenues of €2.5 billion in 2021, a gain of 5.6 percent over 2020, and book sales of 174 million units.
Our Rights Roundup features titles from France, Greece, Finland, India and the United States–and some statistics from Germany.
With COVID-19 outbreaks and tough lockdowns, China’s January-to-June book market growth rate fell back, all sales channels impacted.
Despite a 4.2-percent step back in book sales, Italy’s industry sees a 14.7-percent gain over the same period of 2019.
The American book market, in NPD’s report, ‘maintained its strength in June, adding 1.8 million print units over the previous five weeks.’
The StatShot report from AAP shows United States trade book industry revenues falling 8.9 percent in April and 1 percent year-to-date.
Challenges: First half of 2022, the German market has a sales shortfall of 11.1 percent in the local book trade compared to 2019.
NPD’s Kristen McLean says the book sales data appears to reveal ‘a generational shift’ in attitudes toward LGBTQ literature.
BookNet Canada uses BISAC code research to explore Indigenous-focused literature in the English-language Canadian market.