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More books, more pictures - and fewer and fewer children? A comparison between Germany and France

20 October 2022
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Developments in the children's book market from a Franco-German perspective


In Germany, more and more books are being produced for fewer and fewer children, and at the same time the gap between frequent readers and non-readers is widening every year. This has consequences for the book market. How is it in France?

From the effects of digitalisation on the content of books to the ever-increasing share of images and its consequences for translators: Jurors of the Franco-German children's Literature Award take a close look at the latest developments in children's literature.