13 Tips for Choosing the Best Cover and Binding Materials
Maria Aneiro, Director of Manufacturing, Scholastic Inc., New York City
Publishes: Children's books in all formats for all ages. Standard cover stock used is 10 pt c/1/s. For hardcovers, Scholastic uses .88 pt binders and breeze board. For board books, 24 pt SBS is standard.
"If I had to narrow down the criteria for choosing binding and cover materials: