Random House just announced that they will be releasing all 6,234 books in the Magic Tree House series in e-book format. I’m interested in this for several reasons. First, I love to see the e-books movement progress in any shape or form. The more e-books we have, the more e-book readers will be bought, thus driving the sales of e-books, and benefiting authors and readers everywhere.
The second reason I’m interested in this move is because I write for the Middle Grade audience. I’d love to release my book in the e-book format but I have to wonder how many ten-year olds out there own a Kindle? Or how many of them have parents who are willing to let them borrow their e-reader? For selfish reasons I hope to the Magic Tree House eBooks do well. It means that I might very well have a market.