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With help from kids, a 90-year-old Sri Lankan author set a new world record for alternate endings.

If you thought the Choose Your Own Adventure books were magical, one Sri Lankan children’s book author might be up your alley. Sybil Wettasinghe, the 90-year-old author of The Umbrella Thief, a classic children’s book in Sri Lanka, set a new Guinness World Record yesterday with the publication... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-03-06 19:45:46 UTC ]
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Poopers and bloopers: the greatest TV fails

It’s 50 years since Lulu the elephant went rogue on Blue Peter. We look back at the biting ferrets, gurning kids and sweary slips that have delighted viewers, and ask: are they a dying breed?Studio G at the BBC’s old Lime Grove studios in London was on the second floor of the building, meaning... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-02 15:03:55 UTC ]
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Nosy Crow buys Nizrana Farook debut

Nosy Crow has bought a middle grade novel set in Sri Lanka by Nizrana Farook, who graduated from the Bath Spa MA Writing for Young People course last year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dylan Thomas Shortlist of Authors 39 or Younger: UK, US, Australia, Sri Lanka

The Dylan Thomas Prize is unusual for its flexibility. The shortlist includes a book of poetry, two books of short stories, plus novels—two of them debuts. The post Dylan Thomas Shortlist of Authors 39 or Younger: UK, US, Australia, Sri Lanka appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kiwi and Sri Lankan authors win Commonwealth awards

Writers from Sri Lanka and New Zealand have won this year's Commonwealth Writers Awards for... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury to launch Wisden India

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 10/10/2011 - 08:20 Bloomsbury is to launch cricketing imprint Wisden in India, signing a long-term licensing deal with sports and entertainment management firm FidelisWorld. Rights will also be extended to Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-10-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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