Just Kidding About Genres

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What types of books do child book publishers handle?

Just Kidding About Genres

The children's book industry is continually growing, thanks to the success of J.K. Rowlings' Harry Potter series , and a subsequent renewed national interest in literacy. Publishers Weekly recently estimated that the children's book market is divided as follows:

  • Picture books - 27%
  • Books for babies and toddlers - 17%
  • Books for younger readers - 20%
  • Books for middle readers - 20%
  • Books for young adult readers - 17%



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