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Cowell launches campaign to highlight children's authors and illustrators of colour

A campaign designed to help create visibility and generate book sales for emerging children's authors and illustrators of colour has been launched by BookTrust Represents and Waterstones children’s laureate Cressida Cowell. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-05 01:01:07 UTC ]
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Cowell sets up virtual Summer Camp

Waterstones Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell is running a virtual “Summer Camp” for youngsters featuring guest authors and illustrators. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 10:46:08 UTC ]
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O'Farrell, Cowell and Rosoff headline IBW 2020

Hamnet author Maggie O'Farrell, How I Live Now writer Meg Rosoff and Waterstones children's laureate Cressida Cowell will feature during Independent Bookshop Week, online for the first time this year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-09 22:22:45 UTC ]
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Lisa Williamson | 'Every idea I have is about teenagers. It’s such an interesting time'

Waterstones Children's Book Prize winner Lisa Williamson returns with her fourth novel for teens, centring on three friends- and a kidnapped baby Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-24 08:01:36 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell to have third year as Waterstones Children's Laureate

BookTrust has extended Cressida Cowell's tenure at Waterstones Children's Laureate by a year, in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-15 17:01:56 UTC ]
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Cowell launches BookTrust Home Time for children during school closures

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has launched a digital hub with reading charity BookTrust to keep youngsters busy while schools are closed. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 17:38:05 UTC ]
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Cressida Cowell selected as new Children’s Laureate

Cressida Cowell, author and illustrator of the How to Train Your Dragon series and the Emily Brown picture books, has been crowned the Waterstones Children’s Laureate 2019-2021. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 08:31:07 UTC ]
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'Upbeat' refugee tale wins children's book prize

The Boy at the Back of the Class is "a future classic", Waterstones Children's Book Prize judges say. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adeyemi and Anderson make Waterstones Children’s Prize shortlist

Authors and illustrators including Tomi Adeyemi, Sophie Anderson, Jessica Love and Onjali Q. Raúf are on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, which is now in its fifteenth year. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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League of laureates join forces to mark two decades of role

A tour of former Children’s Laureates and a celebratory anthology are just some of the plans being put together to mark next year’s 20th anniversary of the Waterstones Children’s Laureate role. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Five questions for... Lauren Child

Author, illustrator and Waterstones Children’s Laureate Lauren Child talks to us about her new book and balancing her workload.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Lives Matter-inspired book wins children's book prize

Angie Thomas's The Hate U Give is this year's recipient of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic stands out on Waterstones Children’s shortlist

Titles by Matt Carr, Lisa Thompson and Alice Broadway are on the shortlist for this year’s Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, meaning Scholastic has more books in the running than any other publisher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Riddell becomes BookTrust ambassador

Former Waterstones children's laureate Chris Riddell is to join reading charity BookTrust as an ambassador. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lauren Child on being the new children’s laureate

Award-winning author and illustrator Lauren Child has been named as the next Waterstones Children’s Laureate, an honour she says she “wasn’t expecting”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millwood Hargrave's 'mesmerising' debut wins Waterstones Children's Book Prize

Poet and playwright Kiran Millwood Hargrave has been named the winner of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 for her debut novel The Girl of Ink and Stars (Chicken House). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trade hails Waterstones Childrens Book of the Month impact

Sales of books included in Waterstones‘ Children’s Book of the Month promotion in 2016 totalled 327,854 units through Nielsen BookScan, demonstrating the retailer’s influence in shaping the market for Middle Grade titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Waterstones Children’s Book Prize shortlists offer ‘optimism in uncertain times’

The 18-strong shortlists for the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2017 show a strong presence from independent Chicken House as well as publishers Hachette and Penguin Random House. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Balancing the books: how Waterstones came back from the dead

The chain of booksellers has announced its first profit in years – thanks in part to a bold decision to run each branch like a local bookshop Late on Thursday afternoon, would-be wizards across the UK dropped what they were doing to join the professors of Hogwarts for Harry Potter night. At 6pm... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Solomons wins Waterstones prize

Author David Solomons has won the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize 2016 for his novel My Brother is a Superhero (Nosy Crow). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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