PJ Library

Bedtime Stories Good For Publishing Business

Children’s book giveaway writing new chapters in publishing market, and Jewish families.

JTA
06/23/2010

Boston — Once upon a time it was hard to find a wide selection of Jewish children’s books. Mostly there were books on Chanukah and Passover, plus retellings of Bible stories and folk tales.

The market was small and uncertain, and mainstream publishers could not count on large enough sales to justify the expense of publishing new titles.

Jerry Stiller, Anne Meara, Harold Grinspoon and his wife, Diane Troderman, at PJ Library event earlier this year in New York.
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