Books for Children make up 8-10 percent of Russia’s book market
1 in 5 publishing houses in Russia focus on children’s books
Books for preschoolers are most popular
Sorokin also writes that there is a lack of “new names” in the Russian market, especially when it comes to realistic, problem literature and poetry for school-aged children and teens. In the article, he also discusses non-fiction and comics, as well as printing costs and location (China) for Russian children’s books. All in all, an interesting article.