#classic novels

Publishing news tagged with #classic novels


Publishers, Authors Win KinderGuides Copyright Case

A federal judge has found that Moppet Books had infringed copyright with its unauthorized children's "learning guides" to a host of classic novels. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-08-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #classic novels #moppet books #federal judge


Author sued for making children's books from classic novels

A Swedish writer is being sued for infringing copyright after making children’s versions of novels such as Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #infringing copyright #classic novels


Author Who Turns Classics Into Children’s Books Is Sued

The author Fredrik Colting, whose KinderGuide books are based on classic novels. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2017-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #classic novels


Penguin Classics to offer schools sets of 100 books at £1 per title

Publisher responds to challenge from the schools minister to provide schoolchildren with affordable access to great books From Solomon Northrup’s 19th-century memoir about his years in captivity, Twelve Years a Slave, to classic novels such as Gulliver’s Travels and Madame Bovary, schools... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #jane eyre #great expectations #secondary school #broad spectrum #madame bovary #classic novels


Publishers answer minister's call to offer schools cheap classics

Major imprints ‘confident’ they can meet schools minister Nick Gibb’s challenge to inspire children with sets of canonical novels at ‘minimal cost’Classic novels such as Great Expectations, Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre should be available in secondary schools for all pupils to read,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #secondary school #lifelong love #wide range #low prices #jane eyre #great expectations #classic novels


PRH to publish colouring books based on classic novels

Penguin Random House (PRH) Children’s will this autumn release a series of colouring books for a crossover audience based on classic novels. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #colouring books #autumn release #classic novels


Audiobooks are going Hollywood

Audible.com has persuaded stars such as Dustin Hoffman, Kate Winslet and Samuel L. Jackson to lend their voices to classic novels for the popular media format.When it came to reading a book out loud, Dustin Hoffman was a bit rusty. The last time he had done something similar was in New York City... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #late 1960s #classic novels #kate winslet


British Library launches 19th Century iPad app

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 03/08/2011 - 14:05 The British Library has launched an iPad app allowing subscribers to browse 45,000 books from its 19th century historical collection. Subscription costs £1.99 per month and users can explore books from the likes of classic... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
More news stories like this | News stories tagged with: #scottish borders #travel writing #classic novels #british library