Kids’ booksellers prepare for festive frenzy

Kids’ booksellers prepare for festive frenzy

Children’s booksellers are gearing up for Christmas, with several events lined up and “positive” sales pointing to a “strong festive period” for the sector.

Retailers’ tips for festive kids’ bestsellers include Jessica Courtney-Tickle’s The Story Orchestra: The Nutcracker (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books), Philip Pullman’s La Belle Sauvage (David Fickling Books/Penguin Random House Children’s) and Chris Wormell and Lily Murray’s Dinosaurium (Big Picture Press).

Pickled Pepper Books in London’s Crouch End pictured is hosting an event “practically every weekend” in the run-up to Christmas,...

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