The annual "Book Tasting" is a presentation of trends and statistics concerning the most recent publications of literature for children and young people. This material provides a basis for research and is sed as reference material. The "Book Tasting" also includes lectures and a thematic book display. The "Book Tasting" is co-hosted by the Stockholm regional libraries and Stockholm city library.

Book market statistics
The publishing of children´s books and books for young people
in Sweden has increased throughout the 2000's and accounts for approximately 10% of the total publishing in Sweden.

Year

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Titles 1176 1182 1206 1326 1412 1493 1515 1680 1821 1750 1663

Source: Bokprovning på Svenska barnboksinstitutet: en dokumentation. [Book Tasting: a documentation



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