The Evolution of CYOA

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The Evolution of CYOA - LOS ANGELES One evening a dozen years ago,...
LOS ANGELES One evening a dozen years ago, Edward Packard, a Manhattan lawyer, asked bis two daughters to help create the plot of their nightly bedtime story. Packard's request for help was born out of a rough day at the office and the long train trip home to Greenwich, Conn. Its direct although almost endlessly delayed legacy was the creation of an extraordinary series of children's books. There are 4 million copies of Bantam's "Choose Your Own Adventure" series in print; eight out of the 11 books were among the top 25 juvenile best-sellers best-sellers best-sellers at the B. Dalton bookstores in June; and, according to a survey of booksellers in the July 24 Publisher's Weekly, the series ranks sixth in popularity among all children's books published last year and this.

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  1. Tallahassee Democrat,
  2. 13 Sep 1981, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 77

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