The Brazilian National Children’s and Youth Foundation (FNLIJ) launched the catalog of Brazilian publishers for the Children’s Book Fair in Bologna. A total 15 Brazilian publishers are participating in the event, which takes place between 25th and 28th of March in the Italian city. The catalog features 181 children’s books from Brazilian authors. It also includes titles that won the FNLIJ award in 2012 and an interview with Laura Sandroni, children literature expert and one of the co-founders of FNLIJ, the Brazilian branch of the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY).
Statistics on Brazilian Publishing
The latest Simplissimo survey revealed there are currently 25,000 Portuguese titles available in the digital format in Brazil, a jump from 16,000 in August 2012. Read More
A new survey of Brazilian book retail during 2012 reveals that Brazilian titles are competitively priced and sell steadily throughout the year. Bestsellers, while important, don’t necessarily dominate the market. Read More
Based on number released by DLD, one of Brazil’s biggest ebook distributors, we forecast the ebook market in Brazil at 3.57m units sold—or 2.6% of the overall market—for 2013. Read More