Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

Books in the Media: Children's book reviews dip year on year

In August 2019, The Bookseller reported that children's books accounted for just 4.9% of review space, despite making up a third of the market. Latest figures from Books in the Media shows that this figure has dropped to 4.3%, when looking at reviews from the last 12 months. 

Since August 2019, 5,712 reviews have been posted to Books in the Media, making the site's total up to 11,078 reviews across 4,000 different titles. Year on year, the most reviewed category on the site remains General & Literary Fiction — 23% of reviews since last August have fallen into this genre, a total of 1,315.

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