Book Sales

Publisher’s Weekly has this article on book sale figures in August.
“Hardcover children’s books were the one bright spot during a month in which other major trade categories faltered.” “Also showing gains were university press hardcover books (up 12.5%) and paperbacks (up 4.3%), religious books (up 25.7%) and professional books (up 7.5%).”

New Picture Books

Fall Books for Kids
This article from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch has a list of new books, primarily picture books that are coming out this fall.

Fairy Tales

The SurLaLune Fairy Tales Site
This site features annotated fairy tales, with histories, similar tales from other cultures and illustrations.