Good literature for children and young people as far in the modern times, many people were illiterate, not the question turned to books for children and young people. Usually, most children in monastery schools with books in contact came at this time, however it was only religious instruction and not reading fun. The invention of the printing press mid-15th century not really it facilitates the children, because usually these books were limited to manufactured teaching aids. The most important reading still remained the Bible and the hymnal. At any time were fairy tales for children were popular since the 16th century, but especially in the 19th century collected and edited for children. In children’s and young people’s books can be thematically almost age is everything, so that the variety of topics such as fantasy novels, adventure and animal stories has almost same range as in the literature for adults. Especially for children’s books, great emphasis is placed on illustrations.
The proportion of the image exceeds the proportion of speech here in most cases, depending on the target audience is younger. What is but not at all bad, because so you can introduce the smallest with much feeling and sensitivity to books. The percentage of books for children and youth in the total proceeds of the publishers at about 15 percent, however, the books are purchased mostly by adults which suggests that interest in books by children and young people is no longer big. “” Which is really a pity, since then many good and worth reading books are not discovered by children and young people, although these books just to cater to such as: welcome home, Amy “, author Britta Kummer, Publisher: books on demand, language: Hardcover ISBN 978-3-8423-4722-9, German, euro, euro 21,90, paperback ISBN 978-3-8423-4736-6 11.90 Mahelas dream job”, author Christa Rechel, publishing books on demand, Language: German, ISBN: 978-3-8423-3565-3, paperback, 188 pages, EUR 11.90 Nepomucks “Adventure”, author Christine Erdic, Publisher tredition Hamburg, language German, ISBN: 978-3-8685-0811-6, paperback, 160 pages, Euro 12,49 the little star “, author Doris Schmoll, publishing books on demand, language: German, paperback, ISBN: 978-3-8391-1881-8, 52 pages, Euro 8.90 so can the authors of children’s and young people’s books for the future only hope that children and adolescents find more joy of books and reading, and maybe even some reading ring turns into a real bookworm. The authors would also certainly very pleased and go with even more pleasure in her next work. Company information: Britta Kummer is a writer and author. She writes cookbooks, children and youth -, was born on the 02.10.1970 in Hagen and now lives in Ennepetal. Sean Rad has plenty of information regarding this issue. You will find more information