'Five on Brexit Island' added to Enid Blyton spoof series

Quercus has added a new title to its Enid Blyton for Grown-Up series due out this November, with the Famous Five’s friendship now set to be challenged by divisions over the thorny subject of Brexit. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wilson’s Faraway Tree continuation tale marks 80th anniversary of Blyton series

Jacqueline Wilson’s sequel to Enid Blyton’s Faraway Tree books is to launch in May, with publisher Hachette Children’s Books making big plans to celebrate the series’ 80th year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-22 17:59:02 UTC ]
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Kamala Harris added to line-up for Little People, Big Dreams series

The Quarto Group's Frances Lincoln Children’s Books imprint has added US vice-president-elect Kamala Harris to its Little People, Big Dreams list for 2021.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-15 14:59:22 UTC ]
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Five go into lockdown in latest Blyton spoof

Quercus is publishing Five Go Absolutely Nowhere, the latest title in its Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups series, inviting readers to join George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy the Dog as they go into lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 02:11:23 UTC ]
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Facebook carried ads from mysterious pro-Brexit group for months

While Facebook might be making strides in clamping down on fake news and shady political ads, there appear to have been holes in its strategy. The UK's Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee has published data showing that Facebook carried ads... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2018-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Vote Leave's targeted Brexit ads released by Facebook

The social media ads that helped Vote Leave win the EU referendum are published in full for the first time. Continue reading at BBC World

[ BBC World | 2018-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit leads new Bluffer’s series

Manual publisher Haynes has given a new look to its recently acquired Bluffer’s Guides series in a bid to reinvigorate the brand. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ladybird Book of the Ex in new spoof series

Penguin Michael Joseph has announced a new tranche of Ladybird Books for Grown-ups titles, including The Ladybird Book of The New You, The Ladybird Book of Balls, and The Ladybird Book of The Ex.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette and Book People partner to promote Enid Blyton

Hachette Children’s Group and Book People have announced an “exclusive 18-month direct to consumer partnership” promoting Enid Blyton’s titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Essex Serpent and Enid Blyton for Grown Ups among PPC winners

Campaigns for The Essex Serpent (Serpent’s Tail), When Breath Becomes Air (Vintage) and the Enid Blyton for Grown Ups series (Quercus) have been judged some of the best of 2016 at the Publishers Publicity Circle (PPC) annual awards dinner last night (13th February), recognising the publicists... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fresh batch of Enid Blyton for Grown Ups to be released

Quercus is releasing a new tranche of titles in the Enid Blyton for Grown Ups series from Bruno Vincent to help readers celebrate Mother's Day, Father's Day and get "beach body ready" for the summer holidays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-02-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Brexit Island sails into top charts spot

Five on Brexit Island (Quercus) has stormed into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, denying David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins Children's) an eighth week at the top. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Midnight Gang strikes six as Brexit Island looms on the horizon

David Walliams’ The Midnight Gang (HarperCollins) has clocked up its sixth week as the UK Official Top 50 number one, while Five on Brexit Island (Quercus), soared 47% in volume week on week to secure second place. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze signs debut Channel Islands crime series

Trapeze has signed a crime series set in the Channel Islands by debut author Lara Dearman.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Would Enid Blyton 'delight' in new Famous Five parodies? Will we?

Whether or not she would be pleased, take-offs of the much-loved children’s books look set to follow the success of Ladybird spoofs“We are certain Enid Blyton would have delighted in the gentle parody of her characters,” says Anne McNeil of Enid Blyton Entertainment. “Characters which have... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-05-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Second Book Added to DC Super Hero Girls Graphic Novel Series

Demand for DC’s Super Hero Girls line has been so high the publisher is adding a second book to the program months before the first book in the series even publishes. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Saunders hired to manage Enid Blyton brand

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) has appointed Etta Saunders to the newly-created role of global brand manager to take prime responsibility for the Enid Blyton brand. Starting on 23rd November 2015, Etta will be working closely with the licensing and publishing teams to maximise opportunities... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ikea Catalog Isn't First Print Product to Spoof Apple Ads

Ikea's parody of Apple marketing -- the ad that gushes over the eternal battery life and instantaneous page loading of the Swedish retailer's ordinary paper catalog -- has gone viral. ("It's not a digital book, or an ebook it's a bookbook.")Created by BBH Asia Pacific for Singapore and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Lost Enid Blyton manuscript discovered

Written By: Bookseller Staff Publication Date: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 08:56 An unpublished and previously unknown Enid Blyton novel is believed to have turned up in an archive of the late children's author's work, reports the BBC. Mr Tumpy's Caravan is a 180-page fantasy story about a magical... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Google's Ad Boss on Ad Blocking, AMP Ad Viewability and Enhanced Campaigns

Digital media companies are dealing with a bunch of problems plaguing their advertising-based business models. A growing number of people are blocking the ads running on their sites, forcing publishers to find ways to get those people to unblock their ads or pay one of the ad blocking companies... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2016-01-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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