The report also includes a brief discussion about apps for children.
From the Conclusion:
Overall, if the eBook market for kids is considered the Wild West, it is one in the midst of being civilized. The resistance to providing a device to a child in place of a print book is diminishing – eBooks are already the go-to for parents and children when a distraction while travelling is needed. EBooks have a distinct advantage for parents and kids when it comes to convenience, whether that is in the ease of purchasing a new book, keeping an entire library in one easy-to-carry place, or having ready access to a world of stories and ideas anytime, anywhere. One of the most encouraging developments is the fact that eBooks seem to be helpful in turning non-readers or reluctant readers into avid ones. More booklovers in the world is a good thing for all of us, and opening up the world of books and stories to someone for whom that world was foreign and inaccessible is a tremendous opportunity and privilege.
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Hat Tip: Matt Weaver