Barnes and Nobles launches 'Nook Kids'

October 26, 2010 1:54:46 PM PDT
Barnes and Noble hopes to get children into reading by e-reading.

The Wall Street Journal reports that the bookseller is launching Nook Kids. It's a digital collection of 12,000 picture books, chapter books, novels and enhanced editions of some classics.

Nook Kids is for children aged 3 to 8.

The e-books can be viewed on Barnes and Noble's Nook e-reader.