DK Launches Online Encyclopedia for Kids

This week the illustrated book publisher launched the beta version of DKfindout!, a free website aimed at children ages 7-11, parents, and teachers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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DK Launches Online Encyclopedia for Kids

This week the illustrated book publisher launched the beta version of DKfindout!, a free website aimed at children ages 7-11, parents, and teachers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RuPaul has launched an online bookshop that will share its profits with writers.

There’s a new online bookstore in town—and this time it’s helmed by RuPaul. Yes, that RuPaul. (Reading being, after all, fundamental.) Allstora, announced today*, is a membership-based bookstore that offers a profit-split to authors. RuPaul serves as Allstora’s Chief Creative Officer and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2024-03-04 16:45:28 UTC ]
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RuPaul Launches Author-Owned Online Book Marketplace

Allstora, an e-commerce platform with a wholesale membership model, promises to split profits with authors and offer books at steep discounts. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2024-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Emma Straub got uninvited from reading to kids in Texas because of her “foul language” online.

Emma Straub—novelist, bookstore-owner, children’s book author, and all-round nice person—was uninvited from reading at Texas elementary schools because of her use of “foul language” on social media. In an email to parents, administrators from the Katy Independent School District (in the Houston... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2023-01-19 15:33:15 UTC ]
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Ed PR launches free series of online salons for publicity hopefuls

Books and culture PR agency ed public relations has launched a series of free online "salons" to demystify the role publicists play within the industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-08 13:28:05 UTC ]
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Bookshop UK is launching a series of online events.

The UK arm of Bookshop.org, the online retailer that partners with indie bookstores, has a new initiative on the way: it’s launching a series of online events for its customers as well as customers of unaffiliated indies. For the first event on March 23rd, Bookshop is partnering with Faber to... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-11 19:42:27 UTC ]
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Wildwoman subscription business launches online bookstore

Self-care and non-fiction subscription box business Wildwoman has launched its own online bookstore to help cope with the pandemic's effects on business. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-16 04:31:10 UTC ]
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Farrago launches online e-book shop

Duckworth imprint Farrago has this week launched its own online shop for e-book readers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-12-21 13:25:47 UTC ]
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Jacaranda launches online book festival

Independent publisher and bookseller Jacaranda is to launch an online book festival in December, celebrating a new wave of black British authors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-05 08:45:44 UTC ]
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Children’s Book Begets Online Community for Grieving Kids

Author and entrepreneur Kristina Bingham Jones is using the release of her first children's book as an opportunity to help grieving children cope with their losses in a new online community. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-09 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Online bookshop launches for Mail readers

E-commerce firm Monwell has launched the Mail Bookshop with Associated Newspapers, the publisher of the Daily Mail and the Mail on Sunday. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-19 17:01:04 UTC ]
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Coronavirus Worklife: Canada’s Kids Can Press Launches ‘CitizenKid: Earth Comes First’

Even while working from home, the Kids Can Press children's book team in Toronto will see a premiere today of a new film based on its CitizenKid series. The post Coronavirus Worklife: Canada’s Kids Can Press Launches ‘CitizenKid: Earth Comes First’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-06-05 16:36:37 UTC ]
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J.K. Rowling unveils new kids tale The Ickabog as free online serial

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is releasing her latest book as a free online serial for kids "needing distraction during the strange and difficult time we're passing through" — and she's also calling on young fans to help create illustrations... Continue reading at CBC

[ CBC | 2020-05-26 15:57:26 UTC ]
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Elliott & Thompson launches online campaign of 'soothing words'

Elliott & Thomspon is launching an online campaign to show "the comfort words can bring", in partnership with author Paul Anthony Jones. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-06 02:55:55 UTC ]
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National Writing Day launches online #writefromhome campaign

National Writing Day is launching a bank of online writing resources for students, as part of a campaign to encourage them to write during lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 22:46:41 UTC ]
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Authors' Club launch LitFest Online in response to the coronavirus pandemic

The Authors' Club has launched new digital initiative LitFest Online in response to the cancellation of festivals and bookshop events. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-22 02:33:41 UTC ]
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Untitled launches online journal after lockdown hits salon event

Under-represented writers' platform Untitled is launching an online journal of pieces on the pandemic after its first salon of 2020 was cancelled due to the lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 17:23:31 UTC ]
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