Gibb 'challenges' publishers to give low cost books to schools

Schools minister Nick Gibb, today challenged publishers to make 100 classic books available at low cost, so all pupils have the chance to read them. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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NLT and Morrisons give free books to school children for World Book Day

The National Literary Trust and the Morrisons Foundation will donate more than 7,300 brand new books to primary schools across the UK to mark World Book Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Challenges of Getting Your Book Published

Self-publishing or traditional publishing? Author Robert McCaw has gotten his books published both ways and shares the pros and cons of each route. The post The Challenges of Getting Your Book Published by Robert McCaw appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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Kyle Books bags low-cost cookbook from This Morning chef

Octopus imprint Kyle Books has acquired a new money-saving cookbook of healthy recipes by "This Morning" chef Phil Vickery. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair 2019: In Brazil, Publishers Facing Historic Challenge

Ahead of the London Book Fair, PW caught up with Marcos Pereira, President of the Brazilian Publishers Association (SNEL) and Publisher of Editora Sextante, one of the largest trade publishers in Brazil. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production

In Russia's book market, high bookstore inventory levels and rising paper prices are prompting publishers to consider cutting back on book production in 2019. The post Russian Book Publishers Say Paper Costs, High Inventories, Are Limiting Production appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Up-lit’ gives hope to publishers at Frankfurt book fair

‘Hopeful’ novel about an elderly woman who adopts a dog leads the charge from feelgood fictionA debut novel about a lonely old woman who has fallen through the cracks of society has wowed publishers at this week’s Frankfurt book fair, with 10 presses fighting to win a book that is being compared... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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

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HarperCollins to give Scottish schools over £1m worth of free books

HarperCollins' reading programme Collins Big Cat has teamed up with The Scottish Sun to give primary schools in Scotland over £1m worth of free books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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At London Book Fair: Brexit’s Concerns and Challenges for Publishing

'We can't have books stuck in dockside waiting for customs clearance,' points out Hodder Education's Lis Tribe, as publishers work to inform the government of the industry's Brexitian concerns. The post At London Book Fair: Brexit’s Concerns and Challenges for Publishing appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The UK’s Make Our Book: An Internationally Available School-Publishing Program

A new program for classrooms: The UK's Make Our Book is free to schools and is 'properly magical' for students, says its creator Emma Barnes. The post The UK’s Make Our Book: An Internationally Available School-Publishing Program appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Amid Concerns at Kuala Lumpur Book Fair, Publishers Say Paper Costs Under Control

In Free Malaysia Today: Publishing players say that expected increases in paper costs are less a worry than growing numbers of local authors. The post Amid Concerns at Kuala Lumpur Book Fair, Publishers Say Paper Costs Under Control appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'Considerable' school interest in controversial gender book, publisher says

Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP) has ordered 5,000 copies of a book about gender diversity for schools, despite a media backlash over its subject matter. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Publishing Market Overview: Myanmar’s Challenges and Potential

In a land of nearly 2,000 small book publishers, Myanmar's post-junta industry is strengthening its ties to ASEAN and serving a youthful demographic. The post Book Publishing Market Overview: Myanmar’s Challenges and Potential appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2015: Tackling Accessibility and NIMAS Challenges at Cenveo Publisher Services

A content-centric approach is the key to resolving accessibility issues for publishers, says Kevin Burns, senior v-p of content solutions. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Templar Books to publish cartoonist Tom Gauld's debut picture book

Bonnier Books UK's Templar imprint has acquired cartoonist Tom Gauld's first picture book, The Little Wooden Robot and the Log Princess.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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How low pay and low pay transparency undermine the publishing business

it is impossible for publishing to fulfil its own diversity agenda while continuing to pay low wages to most workers and to maintain its decades-long secrecy over pay and progression Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mirror Books to publish true crime book

Mirror Books has acquired true crime story The Witness by journalist Nicola Tallant.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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SAS star Ollerton to publish second book with Bonnier Books UK

Bonnier Books UK is publishing a second book with ex-Special Forces soldier Matthew "Ollie" Ollerton, the star of Channel 4's show "SAS: Who Dares Wins", in 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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One of the largest book publishers in the world announces new publisher.

Andy Ward has been named a new vice president and publisher at Random House. Formerly editor in chief, Ward moves into the spot long held by the beloved Susan Kamil, who died in September. Ward has edited the likes of David Mitchell, George Saunders, and Imbolo Mbue, and will see his role as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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