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‘I thought it was me alone’: how the Black British book festival has grown

Now in its third year, the event stepped up its ambitions and aims not only to spotlight authors but to change audiencesAs a child, Selina Brown had a Saturday routine: her mother would go shopping and leave her at the library, where she would speed her way through novels by Jacqueline Wilson... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-10-20 12:55:16 UTC ]
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‘Times change’: what authors think about rewriting older books

Jacqueline Wilson is latest writer to wade into debate over changing dated and offensive languageThe publishing industry has been mired in debate in recent years about editing older books to remove content that could be deemed offensive.Even the prime minister became involved in February after... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2023-08-14 13:30:39 UTC ]
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Wilson’s Faraway Tree continuation tale marks 80th anniversary of Blyton series

Jacqueline Wilson’s sequel to Enid Blyton’s Faraway Tree books is to launch in May, with publisher Hachette Children’s Books making big plans to celebrate the series’ 80th year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 17:59:02 UTC ]
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Wilson pens first new Magic Faraway Tree book for 75 years in HCG deal

Hachette Children’s Group has scooped a brand new Magic Faraway Tree adventure, inspired by Enid Blyton and written by Jacqueline Wilson. It will be the first Magic Faraway Tree book in 75 years and the first in the series by an author other than Blyton.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-10 14:31:13 UTC ]
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PRH Children's signs Wilson's 'heart-breaking' YA novel about teen pregnancy

Penguin Random House Children’s has scooped Baby Love, Jacqueline Wilson's "moving" YA novel about teen pregnancy, family trouble and unlikely friendships. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-11-18 08:07:12 UTC ]
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Bradford Literature Festival returns as hybrid event with Moran, Wilson and Rosen

The Bradford Literature Festival will return from 25th June to 4th July with a mix of live and free online events including appearances from Caitlin Moran, A A Dhand, Jacqueline Wilson and Michael Rosen.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-17 06:32:50 UTC ]
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How Julia Donaldson conquered the world, one rhyme at a time

She published her first book in her 40s and became the biggest selling author of the past decade in any genre – The Gruffalo alone has sold 13m copies. How did this former busker make it so big?The room where the children’s author Julia Donaldson writes – the heart of her vast picture book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-12-17 06:00:31 UTC ]
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Duckworth to publish new edition of Beyond the Secret Garden

Duckworth Books will publish a new edition of Ann Thwaite's Beyond the Secret Garden—a biography of children's author Frances Hodsgon Burnett—with an introduction by Jacqueline Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-30 20:13:37 UTC ]
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British Book awards balance art and selling power to decide best writer in 30 years

Novelists rub shoulders with presidents, chefs, comedians and thriller megastars on longlist to define the title with the biggest impact on the book worldIt could be almost the setup for a joke, but a former president, a Booker winner and an erotic fiction superstar have walked on to the British... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-14 06:01:23 UTC ]
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Essex libraries saved after council U-turn in triumph for campaigners

Essex County Council has announced it is ditching plans to close its libraries and their future is secure for the next five years following a huge community campaign, supported by authors including David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 00:31:48 UTC ]
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Imagine Children’s Festival gears up for 87,000 visitors

The Southbank Centre is expecting 87,000 visitors to this year's event, which will welcome authors and illustrators such as Cressida Cowell, Malorie Blackman, Chris Riddell, Jacqueline Wilson and David McKee. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors' fury at website offering free book downloads

Authors including Philip Pullman, Robin Stevens and Maz Evans are "furious" about a website offering free illegal downloads of their books. OceanofPDF.com offers users free PDF or Epub downloads of some bestselling authors’ books, including eight Philip Pullman titles, 14 books by Malorie... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fifty authors call on book industry to ditch plastic

Fifty of the UK’s authors and illustrators, including Sir Michael Morpurgo, Chris Riddell and Jacqueline Wilson, have pledged their support for a campaign encouraging the book industry to ditch the plastic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atwood and Walliams to headline Hay Festival

Margaret Atwood, David Walliams and Jacqueline Wilson are amongst those headlining the Hay Festival, which is set to respond to the world's “urgent need of empathy”, according to organisers. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wilson's next novel to show Tracy Beaker as a mother

Jacqueline Wilson has written a new Tracy Beaker novel, this time showing Beaker as a mother with a child of her own. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Industry Notes: London Book Fair Adds Authors Joanna Trollope and Jacqueline Wilson

British, American, Lithuanian, Estonian, and Latvian writers are featured in this year's timely lineup at London Book Fair, Joanna Trollope seeing her newest book released on Thursday (February 22) and Nora Ikstena with a UK release on March 1. The post Industry Notes: London Book Fair Adds... Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wilson heads campaign celebrating the power of books

Jacqueline Wilson has helped launch a campaign for Book Aid International celebrating the power of books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trollope and Wilson to be LBF Authors of the Day

Joanna Trollope and Jacqueline Wilson will attend London Book Fair as Authors of the Day, along with thriller writer David Baldacci, who will join as a “special guest”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Airline easyJet launches children's book club

Budget airline easyJet has launched a “flybrary” in its entire UK fleet with 7,000 classic books selected by Jacqueline Wilson. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Moyes, le Carré and Kerr shortlisted for CAMEO awards

Twelve "stand-out" book adaptations from the past two years have been named on the shortlists for the Creativity Across Media: Entertainment & Originality Awards (CAMEO), including titles by Jacqueline Wilson, Judith Kerr and Jojo Moyes. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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