$3.66 billion: Total children's book sales, 2007
0: Projected increase in sales, 2008
$4.02 billion: Projected total sales, 2012
900.9 million: Total units sold, 2007
1.3%: Projected decline in unit sales through 2012
$1.89 billion: Hardcover sales, 2007
$2.09 billion: Projected hardcover sales, 2012
$1.76 billion: Paperback sales, 2007
$1.93 billion: Projected paperback sales, 2012
30,063: Number of new titles and revisions published in 2007
30,504: Number of new titles and revisions published in 2002
3.2 million: First printing for Stephenie Meyer's Breaking Dawn.
2.5 million: First printing for Christopher Paolini's Brisingr
2.0 million: First printing for You: Being Beautiful by Dr. Michael F. Roizen and Dr. Mehmet C. Oz, the largest announced printing for a fall adult title to date.
Sources: Sales from BISG; title figures from Bowker.