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The Bookseller unites trade and book awards

The Bookseller has acquired The British Book Awards, also known as the Nibbies, from the estate of Publishing News founder and editor Fred Newman. The deal means that in 2017 The Bookseller will run a unified book awards event for the first time since 2004, when the British Book Awards split... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Rewarding Are Book Awards? Australia’s Industry Debates the Costs

Some book publishers in Australia question whether the expense of entering the increasing number of book awards is worth the potential end result. The post How Rewarding Are Book Awards? Australia’s Industry Debates the Costs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Strongest shortlist yet' for Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards

The 12-strong shortlist for the Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards 2016 has been unveiled, with a strong presence from larger publishers Simon & Schuster, Hachette and Penguin Random House. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six Wellington finalists for the 2016 children's book awards

There are six creative Wellingtonians among the finalists of the 2016 NZ Book Awards for Children and Young Adults, announced on Wednesday. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2016-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust makes changes to children’s prizes

Scottish Book Trust is replacing its annual Children’s Book Awards with two new prizes; the Bookbug Picture Book Prize and the Scottish Teenage Book Prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puttock and Weston win Scottish Children’s Book Awards

Simon Puttock, Ross MacKenzie and Danny Weston have been revealed as the winners of the 2016 Scottish Children’s Book Awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo, Simon and Ross make 2016 Children’s Book shortlist

Books by Michael Morpugo, Francesca Simon and Tony Ross have been shortlisted for this year's Children's Book Awards. The awards are divided into three categories: books for younger children, books for younger readers and books for older readers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children's Book Awards shortlist

Animals, World War Two and an aspiring Olympic runner are among the subjects of stories shortlisted for the Scottish Children's Book Awards. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2015-09-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anti-whaling novel wins top prize at children's book awards

A novel with an anti-whaling message has taken the title of the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Original' Levithan among UKLA winners

Books by David Levithan, Philip Reeve, Sarah McIntyre, Drew Daywalt and Oliver Jeffers were the winners of this year’s United Kingdom Literary Association (UKLA) Book Awards, announced today (10th July) at a ceremony in Nottingham. The awards are divided into three categories – 12-16+, 7-11 and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Young cancer victim finalist in Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

The young writer of a real-life The Fault in Our Stars isn't alive to see her book make the finals of the country's top awards – but her parents could not be prouder. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gerald sets out Booktrust goals

Diversifying funding sources, making the Best Book Awards a biennual event and enforcing the idea of reading for pleasure are some of the goals for new Booktrust chief executive officer Diana Gerald, who took up the post in March. Gerald, who joined Booktrust from educational charity Ark... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Collins and MacPhail win Scottish kids book awards

Authors Ross Collins and Cathy MacPhail both won their third Scottish Children’s Book Awards, announced today (4th March) at a ceremony in Edinburgh. Debut writer Alex McCall also picked up a prize. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eleanor Catton's tall poppy comments 'bad form' say Book Awards

Eleanor Catton showed "bad form" by speaking out against the New Zealand Book Awards, its organiser says. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2015-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Macmillan wins at Chinese children’s book awards

Macmillan’s UK and US divisions both won best picture book awards today (19th December) at the Chen Bochui International Children’s Awards in Shanghai, China. The awards took place on the eve of the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair (CCBF) 2014. It is the first year publishers outside China have... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Booktrust’s Bird defends Amazon partnership

Outgoing Booktrust chief executive Viv Bird has defended Amazon’s sponsorship of the Booktrust Best Book Awards, even though it resulted in author Allan Ahlberg turning down a lifetime achievement award. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeffers, Walliams and Blackman on Red House Children's Book Awards shortlists

Oliver Jeffers, David Walliams and Malorie Blackman are some of the big-name authors on the shortlists for the 2015 Red House Children’s Book Awards.   The shortlist is divided into three categories and in the youngest group - books for younger children - the nominations are Dragon Loves... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams picture book up for prize

A picture book by comedy star David Walliams, his first in the format, is one of 24 titles for children that are in contention for this year's Booktrust Best Book Awards. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Strathie, McFall and Mackay win at Scottish Children's Book awards

Books published by Scholastic, Bloomsbury and Kelpies have won prizes at the 2013 Scottish... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The best non fiction kids' books

While a high-calibre jury of writers and critics ponders the nominees for this year's Children's Book Awards, we have asked the true experts. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2013-06-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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