Independent Retailer Watch: Bookstores Favoring Children's Paperback, Picture

August 2008
Book Publishing Report;Aug2008, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
The article presents highlights to Simba Information's report "Children's Publishing Market Forecast" in the U.S. It shows that 31% of independent bookstores had a midnight party or other special event following the release of Stephenie Meyer's "Breaking Dawn" on August 2, 2008. It also reveals a gender mix of children's/youth book buyers that is skewed toward girls and young women. Bookstores also prefer paperback books, according to the survey.


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