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Literature on Lockdown: #CultureConnectsUs

For many, staying indoors is an unsettling experience. It’s been heartening to see the imaginative leaps being taken by many organisations and artists to help us through – sitting-room gigs, free theatre streams, virtual tours of museums and archives and galleries – but given the limitless... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2020-04-06 11:36:00 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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Donaldson and Scheffler return to Acorn Wood with four new MCB titles

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are returning to the Tales From Acorn Wood preschool series with four new lift-the-flap instalments for Macmillan Children’s Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-08 07:32:51 UTC ]
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Macmillan bags new Ladybird series book from Donaldson and Monks

Macmillan Children’s Books has bagged a new book in the What the Ladybird Heard series from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 01:54:19 UTC ]
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Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler reflect on 20 years of The Gruffalo

One of the UK’s best-loved creative duos, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, muse on two decades of their most famous creation, The Gruffalo. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Coelho and Donaldson titles picked for Bookbug programme

Scottish Book Trust will distribute 800,000 titles by authors such as David Melling, Joseph Coelho and Julia Donaldson to toddlers across Scotland as part of the Bookbug initiative. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Golden Pans awarded to Wicks, Donaldson and Archer

Pan Macmillan authors Joe Wicks, Jeffrey Archer, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler were last night awarded the Golden Pan, one of the industry's very first author awards, recognising sales in excess of one million copies over a book's lifetime. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury | picture book royalty join forces

Two members of picture book royalty - Julia Donaldson and Helen Oxenbury - have joined forces for a new and charming tale. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donaldson and Scheffler pen The Ugly Five for Scholastic

Scholastic UK will next year publish The Ugly Five, a new picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops turn a new page to fight off threat from Amazon

Spate of openings of ‘destination’ stores as owners offer drinks, performances and crafts to tempt customers away from Amazon It’s children’s story hour at the Book Nook in Hove and the owner, Vanessa Lewis, is doing a reading of Julia Donaldson’s rhyming picture book The Detective Dog. Related:... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Television takes on film in the next chapter of book adaptations

Fungus the Bogeyman and Stick Man are latest book characters to go on the boxAdaptations of children’s and young adult literature are big news right now, both in film and, increasingly, on television. Mockingjay – Part 2, the climax of Lionsgate’s big screen adaptation of Suzanne Collins’ The... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Zog picture book from Donaldson and Scheffler

Scholastic has acquired world rights to Zog and the Flying Doctors, a new picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The deal for world rights to the book, which is a follow-up to Zog and features Zog the dragon, Princess Pearl and Sir Galahad, was made by Alison Green of Alison Green... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP makes pre-Bolonga signings

Oxford University Press has signed a host of book deals in the run-up to the Bologna Book Fair, including titles by Joel Stewart and Roland Chambers. OUP commissioning editor Peter Marley bought world rights Tiny Cops and Robbers, by Stewart, who is an illustrator who has worked with Julia... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Yorkshire Tea signs Gruffalo licensing deal

Entertainment company Magic Light has signed a Gruffalo licensing deal with Yorkshire tea.   Magic Light, which owns the branding, audio-visual and merchandising rights for The Gruffalo, the bestselling children’s book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Macmillan Children’s Books), is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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We love the Gruffalo, what other books are great for our bilingual family?

The Book Doctor seeks out books for a German-English couple who want children’s books that reflect their duel heritage I’m German and my wife is English. We are bringing their children up bilingually. I especially like the Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s picture books because they bring... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Online advent calendar fundraiser from BookTrust

Booktrust will next Monday (1st December) launch an online advent calendar to raise money for books for vulnerable children, featuring authors Malorie Blackman, Julia Donaldson and Chris Riddell. Each day a picture of a celebrity or author will appear behind a calendar window with a... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donaldson hits £10m for a record-breaking fifth straight year

Julia Donaldson has bested fellow bestsellers J K Rowling, Jamie Oliver and Dan Brown to become the only author to record annual sales of over £10m in five consecutive years. The Gruffalo creator sold almost £239,000 last week through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market, to bring her tally... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Donaldson on book prize shortlist

Superworm, Julia Donaldson's tale of a resourceful worm and The 5th Wave, Rick Yancey's novel about an alien invasion, are among the 10 books shortlisted for the Red House Children's Book Award. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2013-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Print book sales decline in first half of 2011

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 08/07/2011 - 09:55 Print sales across the book market have dropped by 3% in the first six months of 2011, compared to the same period last year, with Jamie Oliver the bestselling author over the period, ahead of Julia... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-07-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Atkinson and Donaldson awarded MBEs

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 13/06/2011 - 08:40 Authors Kate Atkinson and Julia Donaldson have been awarded MBEs in this year's Birthday Honours List. Transworld author Atkinson and newly-appointed children's laureate Donaldson were both recognised by the Queen, with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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