What Is A Chapter Book? How Is It Different Than a Middle Grade Novel?

Once a child graduates from picture books, there are several more steps before he is ready to read adult novels. I’ll talk about step readers and graphic novels in other posts, but today, I want to focus on both chapter books and middle grade novels. Chapter books are shorter than middle grade novels. Some of…

How Big is Penguin Random House – The #1 Publishing House

In another post, I began the undertaking of trying to gain some understanding of the immensity of the publishing industry. I listed the Big 5 Publishing Houses as follows: 1-Penguin Random House 2-HarperCollins 3-Simon & Schuster 4-Hachette Book Group 5-Macmillan In the same post, I ranked the top 20 Publishing Houses. What Are the Big…