Children's Publishing: Market Research Report

Date: July 22, 2010
Pages: 326
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US$ 3,950.00
Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Children's Publishing: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the Worldwide markets for Children’s Publishing in US$ Million.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2007 through 2015.

Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets.

The report profiles 182 companies including many key and niche players such as Barefoot Books, Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Bloomsbury Publishing Plc., Candlewick Press, Inc., Disney Publishing Worldwide, Hachette Book Group, Hodder Headline Plc., HarperCollins Publishers, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company, Lee & Low Books, Macmillan Publishers Ltd., Oxford University Press, Parragon Books Ltd., Pearson Plc., Pearson Education Ltd., Penguin Books Limited, Penguin Group (USA), Inc., Pelican Publishing Company, Inc., Random House, Inc., Scholastic Corporation, and Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Leading Distributors also profiled in the report include Amazon.com, Inc., Barnes & Noble.com, and Grolier Ltd.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Facts & Figures
Impact of Recession
Impact of Technology on the Children’s Publishing Industry
Competition Heating Up
Market Drivers & Trends
Child-Rearing Offers Exciting Market Opportunities
Education Begins At Home
Start Training Young…
Pre-schoolers Become A Key Target Market
Consumer Purchases Driven by Gift Giving
Shift Towards Electronic Forms of Entertainment
Hopes for a Resurgence of Book Reading Hinge Onto Interactive Publishing
Children’s Non-Fiction Less Rewarding than Fiction
Children’s Fiction Books Like Harry Potter Pep Up the Industry
Potter Magic Enchants One and All
E-Books Fail to Take Flight
The Emergence of Audio books
Audiobooks Bundling: An Adroit Marketing Strategy
Second-Hand Books Cast a Long Shadow of Threat
Piracy, IP & Copyright Issues: The Achilles Heel
Internet As a Sales Channel

2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction
Children’s Story Books: Growth and Evolution
Children Picture Books
Children’s Literature
Classification of Children Literature
Based on Definition
Based on Genre
Based on Age Group
Other Categories of Children Literature

3.PRODUCT LAUNCHES

Scholastic to Publish Trackers
Hachette Book Group to Introduce Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Graphic Novel Vol.1
Pearson to Launch Interactive Science Middle School Program
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Releases Go Math! Textbook Series
Contra Margem Unveils O Porquinho Fortalhaca
Disney Publishing Worldwide Introduces Disney Digital Books
Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing Introduces Little Green Books
Kalimat Publishing Unveils Children Books
Wildfire Launches Hockey Adventure Book
Yola Castro to Release Children's Book

4.RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Pearson Establishes Pearson iDEA Innovation Center
Pearson K-12 Solutions Enters into Partnership with The State of Colorado
Pearson Signs a MoU with Chinese Language Council International
Random House Acquires Ten Speed Press
Media Source Acquires Horn Book
Westech Korea Merges with YeaRimDang Publishing
Quebecor World Obtains Contract from Simon & Schuster
Educational Development Acquires Kane/Miller Book Publishers
Bonnier Publishing Takes Over Templar Publishing
RC2 Terminates Acquisition Agreement with Publications International
Random House South Africa Merges with Struik Publishing
Random House Takes Over the Monacelli Press Publishing House
Capstone Publishers Takes Over Heinemann-Raintree

5.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Leading Publishers of Children’s Book
Barefoot Books, Inc. (US)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (US)
Bloomsbury Publishing Plc (UK)
Candlewick Press, Inc. (US)
Disney Publishing Worldwide (US)
Hachette Book Group (US)
Hodder Headline Plc (UK)
HarperCollins Publishers (US)
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company (US)
Lee & Low Books (US)
Macmillan Publishers Ltd. (UK)
Oxford University Press (UK)
Parragon Books Ltd. (UK)
Pearson PLC (UK)
Pearson Education Ltd. (UK)
Penguin Books Limited (UK)
Penguin Group (USA), Inc. (US)
Pelican Publishing Company, Inc. (US)
Random House, Inc. (US)
Scholastic Corporation (US)
Simon & Schuster, Inc. (US)
Leading Distributors
Amazon.com, Inc. (US)
Barnes & Noble.com (US)
Grolier Ltd. (UK)

6.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 1. World Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis for Children’s Publishing by Geographic Region – US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. World Historical Review for Children’s Publishing by Geographic Region – US, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World 13-Year Perspective for Children’s Publishing by Geographic Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1.THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Child Population & Birth Rates
Economic Recession Adversely Affects Book Sales
Electronic Books: A Threat for Book Publishers
Distribution Channel

Table 4. US Children Book Market (2009): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Sales Channel - Bookstore Chain, Internet, Book Clubs, Mass Merchandisers, Independent Bookstores, Warehouse Clubs and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. US Book Market (2003 & 2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Category – Adult Hardbound, Adult Paperbound, Children's Hardbound, and Children's Paperbound (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. US Children’s Book Market (2008 & 2012): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Category – Picture Books, Fiction (10 plus), Activity Books/ Workbooks, Reference Books (Print, Digital), and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 7. US Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market by Product Segment – Hardbound and Paperbound Books Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. US Historical Review for Children’s Publishing by Product Segment – Hardbound and Paperbound Books Market Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. US 13-Year Perspective for Children’s Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Hardbound and Paperbound Books Market for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015

2.EUROPE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
European Book Publishing Statistics

Table 10. European Book Publishing Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Category - Consumer/Trade Books, Academic/Professional Books, Educational Books, and Children's Books (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 11. European Recent Past, Current and Future Market Analysis for Children’s Publishing by Country/ Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. European Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market by Country/Region – France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. European 13-Year Perspective for Children’s Publishing by Country/Region – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, Spain, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2003, 2009 and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2A.FRANCE

Market Analysis

Table 14. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. French Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current and Future Analysis
Market Overview

Table 16. German Children and Youth Book Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Category - Children's Books, Youth Books, Picture Books, Special Books, Plays & Learning, Lecture Books, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 17. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. German Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2C.ITALY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current and Future Analysis
Book Publishing Market of Italy

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 19. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. Italian Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current and Future Analysis
Market Overview
Children's Comics and Magazines Demand Increases
Increasing Demand for Fiction Titles for Young Adults
Consolidation Trend

Table 21. UK Book Market (2008): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales by Category – Adult Non-Fiction, Adult Fiction, and Children's, Young Adult & Educational (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 22. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. UK Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2E.SPAIN

Market Analysis

Table 24. Spanish Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. Spanish Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2F.REST OF EUROPE

Market Analysis

Table 26. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. Rest of Europe Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Focus on Select Markets
Australia
China
Market Overview
Increasing Demand for Foreign and Translated Books
Market for Textbooks Continues to Evolve
Publishers: A Peek Into Who’s Who
Collaboration With Foreign Counterparts
The Heavy Hand of the Government
India
Japan
Market Overview
New Business Models to Reawaken the Industry
Korea
Malaysia
Taiwan
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 28. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.REST OF WORLD

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Current and Future Analysis
The Canadian Book Publishing Industry
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Development

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 30. Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. Rest of World Historic Review for Children’s Publishing Market Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 Through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 182 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 212)
Region/CountryPlayers
The United States
Canada
Europe
France
Germany
The United Kingdom
Rest of Europe
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan)
Africa
Middle-East
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