Children & YA Book Sales Up 21.6% in 2014

By Dianna Dilworth 

Book sales from January to October 2014 were up 5.5 percent in all categories, as compared to the prior year, according to new stats from the Association of American Publishers (AAP).

Childrens & Young Adult Books saw the greatest percentage of sales growth during the 10 month time frame, up 21.6 percent from the same period in 2013. Here is more from the report:

“Within the growing Children’s & Young Adult category, all formats continued to experience double-digit growth; compared to the same ten-month period last year,  the greatest growers were eBooks at 47.8% and Board Books at 36.6%.”