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      Thought you might be interested in this.

      Dotti Enderle

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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Debbie Dunn
      > To: debbiedunn@...
      > Sent: Wednesday, December 03, 2003 11:08 AM
      > Subject: Statistics on Children's Publishing
      >
      >
      > Found these so interesting--hope you will too...wanted to share.debbie
      >
      > Estimated Annual Publisher Sales of Children's books (in US dollars)
      > 1999 2000
      > Totals $1.72 billion $1.95 billion
      > Harcover $1.06 billion $1.20 billion
      > Paperback $660.8 million $753.1 million
      > Source: Association of American Publishers
      >
      > Estimated Number of Children's Books Sold in Unites
      > Totals 1999 2000
      > 481 million units 462 million units
      > Source: Ipsos-NPD Group
      >
      > Percentage of children's Book Sales by Subject or Genre (2000)
      > Fiction 46%
      > Nonfiction 12%
      > Coloring/Activity 26%
      > Educational 6%
      > Religious 5%
      > Reference 1%
      > Novelty 2%
      > Electronic 2%
      > Source: Ipsos-NPD Group
      >
      > Number of New Children's Titles Published per Year
      > Totals 1999 2000
      > 9,438 9,195
      > Source: Bowker Annual
      >
      > Top 10 children's Book Publishers with Estimated Dollar Sales (2000)
      > 1. Scholastic $230 million
      > 2. Random House $192.7 million
      > 3. HarperCollins $178.5 million
      > 4. Penguin Putnam $160 million
      > 5. Golden Books $132.6 million
      > 6. Simon and Schuster $126 million
      > 7. DK Publishing $101.5 million
      > 8. Disney's Juvenile $85 million
      > 9. Landoll's $70 million
      > 10. Houghton Mifflin $32.6 million
      > Source: Publishers Weekly
      >
      > Debbie Loren Dunn
      > Austin SCBWI, 2004 Regional Advisor
      > 3501 Rip Ford Drive * Austin * TX * 78732-2218
      > Email: debbiedunn@...
      > scbwi website: www.austinscbwi.com
      >
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