Publishing for the future: how children’s books have changed in 20 years

Looking back and charting changes in a business as multi-faceted and all-encompassing as children’s books is a tricky business. Given that the peak titles from the past last a very long time while most titles fade away fairly fast and the least successful disappear surprisingly completely it is almost impossible not to judge the whole field on the impact of the authors and titles who have flourished. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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