Flooding Brings Booktender's Secret Garden to the Brink

A little over a month after a water pipe burst, Ellen Mager of Booktender’s Secret Garden, a children’s specialty bookstore in Doylestown, Pa., has struggled with the uncertainty unleashed at a time when she had hoped to be planning celebrations for the bookstore’s 35th anniversary. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-02-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Duckworth Books will publish a new edition of Ann Thwaite's Beyond the Secret Garden—a biography of children's author Frances Hodsgon Burnett—with an introduction by Jacqueline Wilson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Secret Garden colouring book sells 3m copies in China

Laurence King Publishing’s adult colouring book Secret Garden by Johanna Basford has sold 3 million copies in China since the book was published there on 1st June 2015, the publisher revealed at Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF) today (27th August). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Secret Garden colouring-in book sells 3m copies in China

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In “All My Mother’s Lovers,” a Mother’s Secret Letters Reveal Her Secret Life

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Shan brings his new series forward to "bring cheer" to fans

Young Adult horror author Darren Shan has "sneak-released" digital versions of his new Archibald Lox series months early, in order to "offer fans escapism" in the face of the coronvirus.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gardening datebook: Wildflower photography, spring garden creations and more

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At BEA: Buzz May Not Bring Sales, But It Does Bring Curation

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President Obama, Ava DuVernay bring 'A Promised Land' to L.A. Times Community Book Club

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Scholastic to bring Callender's Hurricane Child to UK

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The Sun and BookTrust in campaign to bring books to kids in lockdown

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