招生专业：英语同声传译 科目名称： 英汉互译
print books may be under siege from the rise of e-books. but they have a tenacious hold on a particular group: children and toddlers. their parents are insisting this next generation of readers spend their early years with old-fashioned books. this is the case even with parents who themselves are die-hard downloaders of books onto kindles, ipads, laptops and phones. they freely acknowledge their digital double standard, saying they want their children to be surrounded by print books. to experience turning physical pages as they learn about shapes, colors and animals. parents also say they- like cuddling up with their child and a book, and fear that a shiny gadget might get all the attention. also, if little joey is going to spit up, a book may be easier to clean than a tablet computer.
as the adult book world turns digital at a faster rate than publishers expected, sales of e-books for titles aimed at children under 8 have barely budged. they represent jess than 5 percent of total annual sales of children's books, several publishers estimated, compared with more than 25 percent in some categories of adult books. many print books are also bought as gifts, since the delights of an amazon gift card are lost on most 6-year-olds.