While ebooks have stalled, the outlook for the children’s book market looks good. That data and coming trends were unpacked at the Nielsen Children’s Book Summit.
Winner Todd Burleson, and finalists Anita Cellucci and Laura Gardner, all display outstanding achievement and innovative use of technology.
The number of kids reading ebooks has nearly doubled since 2010, according to Scholastic’s Kids & Family Reading Report, which was released today. The national survey of kids age 6–17 and their parents also found that half of kids age 9–17 say they would read more books for fun if they had greater access to ebooks—although 80 percent of kids who read ebooks say they still read books for fun primarily in print.