Paperbacks: A silver lining?

Lodge, Sally; Roback, Diane
May 1994
Publishers Weekly;5/2/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 18, p30
Trade Publication
Examines the reasons behind the increase in paperback sales and the decline in hardcover sales of children's books in 1993 in the United States. Decline in overall revenues for children's books; Buying power of schoolchildren and teachers; Libraries' preference for paperbacks over hardcovers due to slashed budgets and young adults' reading habits; Retailers' complaints on the increasing prices of hardcovers; More.


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