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Children’s & YA Revenues Up Nearly 18%

 

According to the Association of American Publishers (AAP) monthly StatShot report for November 2012, year-to-date revenues in the children’s and young adult category rose nearly 18 percent to  compared to the same period last year (AAP chart embedded above).

Hardcover revenues alone in this category rose more than 16 percent to $773.4 million. For comparison, adult hardcover revenues sagged by more than 5 percent during that same period.

Only one trade category did not grow in the report. Total religion revenues were down, dropping nearly 4 percent for the year-to-date. We’ve embedded the children’s and young adult sales chart below…

This AAP report tabulated data from 1,193 publishers.

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