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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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Fiction and picture books look set to boost Christmas sales

Fiction and picture books are likely to take the lion’s share of sales over the Christmas period, although this year’s YA and teen offering is not as strong, according to a number of children’s booksellers. Florentyna Martin, children’s buyer at Waterstones, said younger fiction is particularly... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jacqueline Wilson to receive lifetime achievement award

Dame Jacqueline Wilson is to be presented with this year’s J M Barrie Award for “a lifetime of unforgettable writing for children”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kensal Rise Library re-opens after five-year battle

Kensal Rise Library is set to open for the first time in five years this weekend, with a community open day. The library was closed by Brent Council in 2011 and denied permission for a community library in the space, becoming a flashpoint for library campaigners, with authors such as Alan... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Children's reveals titles in first combined presentation

A “scratch and sniff” front cover for The Twits and more details about Jacqueline Wilson’s reworking of What Katy Did Next were some of the highlights of a Penguin Random House Children’s showcase, held yesterday (25th March) at Foyles Charing Cross.   The event was the first media... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson most borrowed author but loan numbers fall

James Patterson remains the most borrowed author in UK libraries for the eighth year running, according to data released today (13th February) by the Public Lending Right (PLR). Daisy Meadows holds firm in second place, while fellow children’s authors Julia Donaldson and Francesca Simon remain... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five become four in Wilson's Nesbit update

Jacqueline Wilson's updated version of E Nesbit's children's classic Five Children... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-01-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids dominant in most-borrowed list

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Fri, 18/02/2011 - 08:29 The case for the importance of libraries to children's reading is backed up by the latest library loan figures released by the Public Lending Right (PLR), which show children's authors dominant among the most borrowed... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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