Weekly E-Ranking: La Belle Sauvage becomes first children's number one

Weekly E-Ranking: La Belle Sauvage becomes first children's number one

In the same week La Belle Sauvage earned Philip Pullman his first overall number one, it achieved another first in the e-book chart: it is the first Children’s title in E-Book Ranking history to go to number one. Not only has no kids’ title crested the weekly chart before; not a single one has troubled the Monthly E-Book Ranking (est. 2013) number one either.

Kids’ books have so far proved fairly immune to the digital revolution - as shown by the print sector racking up three consecutive years of record-high sales. While younger children’s fiction is hampered in digital by the fact that pa...

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