Bookshop crowdfunder raises £4,000 to give 1,000 schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop campaign has raised more than £3,000 to get a copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into the hands of 1,000 schoolchildren. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-31 07:07:49 UTC ]

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PRH to match bookshop crowdfunder to give schoolchildren Greta Thunberg's book

A Big Green Bookshop crowdfunder to get copy of climate activist Greta Thunberg's book into schools across the UK has raised more than £11,000 in a month, with Penguin Random House matching copies raised and creating an accompanying classroom pack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-27 01:46:04 UTC ]
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English language bookshop crowdfunder has week to raise £7,000

A crowdfunding campaign to create a “feminist safe haven” bookshop in Paris has only a week left to raise the remaining £7,000 needed to secure premises, after securing two-thirds of its financial target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-02 16:26:28 UTC ]
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After 4,000 miles and 5,000 book giveaways, Poetry to the People is back home.

On June 28, the Poetry to the People tour wrapped up its 4,000 mile round-trip journey from Brooklyn to New Orleans and back. It was exhausting and exhilarating. There’s nothing like putting a free book into the hands of someone who will obviously love it. The enthusiasm for story was palpable... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-08 14:50:37 UTC ]
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Walker Books to give away 70,000 books

Walker Books will give away 70,000 free books this summer as part of the Royal National Institute... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Caxton Books launches £25,000 crowdfunder in rent hike battle

Essex store Caxton Books has launched a £25,000 crowdfunding campaign after facing a potential 60% increase in rent. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-24 17:02:48 UTC ]
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Reading enterprise raises £12k after 100,000 books ruined in Doncaster floods

A social enterprise promoting literacy, Reread in Doncaster, has raised £12,000 in five days after hundreds of thousands of its books were damaged or destroyed by major floods. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 06:52:31 UTC ]
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Margaret Atwood and Greta Thunberg battle it out for Waterstones Book of the Year

Margaret Atwood’s Booker-winning The Testaments (Vintage) is vying with offerings from Max Porter, Greta Thunberg and Candice Carty-Williams in a bumper shortlist for Waterstones Book of the Year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-30 15:29:31 UTC ]
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Crowdfunder for 'best non-fiction book club in world' smashes £100,000 target

A pair of friends crowdfunding to build the “best non-fiction book club in the world” have surged past their £100,000 target. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-09 18:14:15 UTC ]
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Bookshops reveal favourite books of 2019 as Obama, Porter and Thunberg make the grade

Bookshops have revealed their favourite books of 2019 with books by Michelle Obama, Max Porter and Greta Thunberg among the shortlisted titles for the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-02 12:48:18 UTC ]
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg has two books coming out with Penguin Press next year.

Surprising no one, climate hero Greta Thunberg, whose forthright, outspoken approach to environmental activism, will publish two books in 2020 with Penguin Press, a memoir Our House is on Fire (written with her family), and a collection of her speeches, No One is Too Small to Make a Difference.... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-20 15:00:41 UTC ]
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Frances Lincoln commissions Greta Thunberg-inspired picture book

Frances Lincoln Children's Books has commissioned a fictionalised picture book from Zoë Tucker and illustrator Zoë Persico, inspired by young climate activist Great Thunberg. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-04 12:43:38 UTC ]
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Greta Thunberg's speeches to be rushed out as a book

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is being published in June, with a family memoir due to come later in 2019The collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the worldwide school strike for the environment in 2018, will be released as a book next... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Knights Of bookshop reaches £30,000 crowdfunding target

Publisher Knights Of has reached its £30,000 crowdfunding target to fund a bookshop selling children’s books with BAME characters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scribe donates 1,000 of Fried's book to mark Holocaust

Scribe is donating 1,000 copies of the new title Questions I Am Asked About The Holocaust by Hédi Fried to UK schools and libraries in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Puffin to give 25,000 books to schools through NLT partnership

Puffin, part of Penguin Random House Children’s, will give away 25,000 books to 50 primary schools as part of a new initiative with the National Literacy Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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CrimeFest marks 10th anniversary with 4,000-book giveaway

CrimeFest is celebrating its 10th anniversary by teaming up with publishers to give away 4,000 crime novels for free all over the country.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Charity children’s book raises £13,000 for Cameroon

A children’s book featuring stories by authors such as Gill Lewis, Piers Toray and Abi Elphinstone has raised more than £13,000 for a charity project in Cameroon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scarthin Books raises over £10,000 for repairs

Derbyshire bookshop Scarthin Books has raised more than £10,000 in an appeal to fund urgent structural repairs. Proprietor Dave Mitchell said an engineer has told him he needs to install four steel columns to support 1,000 feet of bookshelves, and has turned to Crowdfunder because he would... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Booktrust gives 2,000 books to foodbanks

Reading charity is donating around 2,000 books to foodbanks in London and the Midlands this Christmas. The charity is teaming up with The Trussell Trust foodbank network to distribute books to foodbanks in Wandsworth, West Norwood, Manchester, Coventry and Birmingham. Each foodbank will receive... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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