Reading Children´s Books in Russia Today

By Kelly Herold
  • 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.