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Egmont pre-empts beastly debut in three-book six-figure deal

Egmont has pre-empted a new beastly series in a three-book six-figure deal, described as "a natural successor to the genius of Roald Dahl and Lemony Snicket".  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:04:35 UTC ]
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Gallimard to publish graphic novel version of The Witches

Roald Dahl’s classic children’s novel The Witches is being turned into a graphic novel after Gallimard in France struck a deal with the Roald Dahl Story Company. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books in China 2018: Tomorrow Publishing House

Most overseas publishers are familiar with the reputation of Tomorrow Publishing House, which was founded 35 years ago and has translated more than 1,000 titles. Credited for putting several local authors—Yang Hongying, Cao Wenxuan, Wu Meizhen, and Yu Yujun, for instance—on the international... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Sir Quentin Blake illustrates Roald Dahl's final book, 26 years on

Roald Dahl's last children's book finally gets the Sir Quentin Blake treatment after 26 years. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2017-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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New Roald Dahl edition to be released in September

Penguin Random House has revealed that the new hardback edition of Roald Dahl’s final children’s book will be released on 7th September.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-08-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops the poll of favourite children's books

Roald Dahl has scooped the top three places in a list of the UK’s favourite children's reads from the past 80 years. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl's final children's book to be reissued with new illustrations

A new hardback edition of Roald Dahl’s final children's book will be released this autumn. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Charlie tops Amazon.co.uk’s Dahl chart

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops the list of Roald Dahl’s biggest sellers via Amazon.co.uk over the past five years, the internet retailer revealed today (12th September). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl: back in the spotlight

Steven Spielberg’s new film adaptation of a Roald Dahl story has Dahl being remembered as a children's book author with a dark sense of humor. But his stories for adults are typically more macabre.  Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl's Welsh roots

Lleucu Siencyn takes a look at Roald Dahl's Welsh roots, and how Wales wil celebrate the centenary of his birth. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: July 4, 2016

Siblings Lee Goldberg and Tod Goldberg appear on our Hardcover Fiction list, with books co-authored by Janet Evanovich and Brad Meltzer. Plus Roald Dahl’s ‘The BFG’ has a big week before its big-screen debut, and much more. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-07-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Alice-Miranda books will be turned into TV series

Roald Dahl's Matilda may have her own stage show but Australian author Jacqueline Harvey's Alice-Miranda character has snaffled her first animated international television series. Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BFG tops lists of children's books which develop empathy

Roald Dahl’s BFG and Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird have topped the list of books parents said best helped children develop empathy. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl scores first number one in book chart

Roald Dahl has scored his first ever Official Top 50 number one, as World Book Day title The Great Mouse Plot (Puffin) leapfrogged Cavan Scott’s The Escape: Star Wars (Egmont). The Great Mouse Plot, illustrated by Quentin Blake, sold 32,096 copies for £32,096, according to Nielsen BookScan’s... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin releases second Twits app

Penguin Random House (PRH) UK has released a second app based on Roald Dahl’s The Twits, featuring the first ever rendering of Mr and Mrs Twit in 3D, entitled "Roald Dahl’s House of Twits". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cardiff to celebrate Dahl centenary in 2016

A city-wide celebration of Roald Dahl, including theatrical spectacles and art exhibitions, will take place in Cardiff next year to celebrate the author’s centenary. For the "City of the Unexpected" event, co-producers National Theatre Wales and Wales Millennium Centre will organise live events... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dahl’s Charlie tops Sainsbury's list of books kids 'should read'

Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Puffin) is the book parents most think their children should read before the age of 16, according to a survey from supermarket Sainsbury's. Sainsbury’s asked 2,000 parents which 50 books children should read by the time they are 16 to celebrate... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-03 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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Minchin to leave Penguin for Riot

Penguin Children’s publicity director Adele Minchin is to leave Penguin after 14 years to join PR agency Riot Communications as associate director. At Penguin, Minchin devised PR campaigns for the likes of Eoin Colfer, Meg Rosoff, Emma Thompson and Madonna, as well as helping mastermind digital... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rylance to play BFG in Spielberg film

Actor Mark Rylance will play the title role in The BFG, Steven Spielberg's film of Roald Dahl's much-loved children's book about a "Big Friendly Giant". Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2014-10-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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