by Judith Rosen
Publishers Weekly – 16 February 2009

The article focuses on the proliferation of electronic book publishing in the children’s book category. According to Ana Maria Allessi, vice president and publisher of Harper Media, e-books did not become absolutely standard operating procedure in six e-book formats until the winter of 2008. Among the technological innovations in e-book publishing are the Plastic Logic e-reader and the large-screen iPod Touch. Part of what is driving digital content for children, the article notes, is the sense that the e-frontier could be publishing’s new Wild West.

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