FCBG marks 50th anniversary with three Children’s Laureates

The Federation of Children’s Book Groups (FCBG) is hosting three former children’s laureates at an event in Birmingham to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thousands mark 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s death with pledges to continue his fight for civil rights

Five decades after the assassination of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., thousands of people began to gather on the downtown streets of this Southern city and across the country to mourn his death, celebrate his life and rekindle his struggle for economic and social justice. In an echo of King’s... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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FCBG gears up for 50th anniversary celebrations

The Federation of Children’s Book Groups (FCBG) will this year celebrate its 50th anniversary by launching a series of special events and releasing a book about its history. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Emerald Publishing delves into archives to mark 50th anniversary

A prediction of how computers will impact businesses from the 1960s, a view on how the UK should integrate with Europe as it joins the common market from the 1970s and the effects of using sex in marketing are among the journals made free to read by global research publisher Emerald as it marks... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Misquote has UK children's laureate Malorie Blackman defending her cry for more diversity in children's books

A quote misattributed to Blackman complained that there are 'too many white faces' in children's literature, subjecting her to 'hatred, threats, and vitriol'. The author says her intent was to express support for 'more books featuring kids/YA with disabilities, LGBT, people of colour,... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Áine Ní Ghlinn made Irish Children's Literature Laureate

Irish language author Áine Ní Ghlinn has been made the sixth Laureate na nÓg, Ireland’s Children’s Literature Laureate. She is the first author who writes exclusively in Irish to be awarded the title. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 11:28:56 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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University of East Anglia launches 50th anniversary creative writing project

The University of East Anglia (UEA) has announced a major strand of its ambitious CW50 anniversary campaign, which celebrates 50 years of creative writing at UEA.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ant & Dec mark 30th anniversary with book for Sphere following 12-way auction

Ant & Dec, aka Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, are publishing a book with Sphere this September—Once Upon a Tyne: Celebrating 30 Years Together on Telly–following a 12-way auction in January. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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History Press signs Ghee Bowman's debut to mark Dunkirk anniversary

The History Press will publish historian Ghee Bowman's debut non-fiction book, The Indian Contingent, for the 80th anniversary of the Dunkirk evacuation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Eloise Williams selected as inaugural Children's Laureate Wales

Eloise Williams, author of Gaslight (Firefly), has been named the first-ever Children’s Laureate Wales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-17 19:39:46 UTC ]
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Faber to publish Lyra McKee anthology to mark anniversary of her death

Faber will publish an anthology of journalist’s Lyra McKee’s work to mark the anniversary of her death. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-11 00:46:39 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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Blackwell's marks 140th anniversary with signed copies from Obama and Galbraith

Blackwell's will celebrate its 140th anniversary with books signed by Michelle Obama and Robert Galbraith up for auction for Book Aid International throughout June.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-21 12:25:38 UTC ]
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Gingko marks 200th anniversary of Goethe's West-Eastern Divan with two books

Gingko is publishing two books marking the 200th anniversary of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s great poem sequence the West-Eastern Divan, including the work’s first complete bilingual edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Welsh language children's books sold for £1 to mark World Book Day

Two children’s books published in Welsh are being sold for just £1 to mark this year’s World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tinder marks O'Farrell's 20th anniversary with Shakespeare-inspired novel

Headline imprint Tinder Press will publish a new novel by Maggie O'Farrell in April 2020, inspired by William Shakespeare's son, as the author celebrates her 20-year career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Carcanet Press launches rebrand ahead of 50th anniversary

Carcanet Press is launching a rebrand to mark the beginning of the publisher’s 50th anniversary year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Transworld to mark Wood's 25th anniversary with library giveaway

Transworld is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the publication of Val Wood's first novel, The Hungry Tide (Penguin Random House), by giving out 10 sets of all the author’s books to Hull libraries. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New Horrid Henry book to mark series' 25th anniversary in 2019

Francesca Simon is publishing a new Horrid Henry book in 2019 with Hachette Children's Group as part of the series' 25th birthday celebrations. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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