Guinness sues Scholastic for its Book of World Records

Guinness World Records has reportedly claimed Scholastic is trying to "steal its business" with its Book of World Records and has filed court papers against the publisher. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guinness World Records retires car-sales title after dispute

Joe Girard sold 1,425 vehicles in 1973. Ali Reda says he sold 1,582 last year.But Girard will not lose his title as the world's best car salesman, because Guinness World Records has decided to retire the category rather than settle what has turned into an ugly dispute between Girard, now 89, and... Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2018-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daultrey to edit Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition

Guinness World Records (GWR) has appointed journalist Stephen Daultrey as the new editor for its Guinness World Records Gamer’s Edition in an effort to create deeper ties with the gaming industry. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guinness World Records is the Christmas Number One

Guinness World Records 2015 (GWR) is the UK's official Christmas number one. In the seven days ending 20th December, the annual tome of record-breaking achievements from across the globe sold 58,477 copies, a volume rise of nearly 12% week to week. This is the first time in over a decade that... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guinness World Records celebrates its 60th

Guinness World Records (GWR) will unveil a special 60th anniversary edition in a global press... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Guinness World Records in China venture

Guinness World Records is partnering with Chinese publisher Foreign Languages Teaching and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Guinness World Records Signs Deal with China’s Largest ELT Publisher

In a ceremony at the 2013 Beijing International Book Fair, Guinness World Records (GWR) and China’s Foreign Language Teaching and Research Publishing (FLTRP) signed an agreement for the publication of the 2014 Chinese-language edition of the Guinness World Records annual book. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2013-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Record numbers sign up for World Book Night

World Book Night has had a record number of givers sign up, with more than 23,000 people... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Price to attempt book signing world record

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 15/06/2011 - 14:03 Random House author Katie Price is to attempt to break the Guinness World Records title for the largest book signing by a single author. Price's attempt will take place at the O2 Academy, Leeds, at 11 a.m. on 27th July,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

As Banned Books Week UK kicks offi, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-22 01:40:16 UTC ]
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3 on a YA Theme: Books About the Book World

Get a glimpse of how books get made with these three YA books about publishing, authors, fandom, and the book world at large! Continue reading at Book Riot

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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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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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Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO

Kuala Lumpur is the 2020 World Book capital; more political books in the US released and compete with growing sales of Woodward's 'Fear'; and PRH has a new CFO. The post Industry Notes: 2020 World Book Capital; Political Book Sales in the US; PRH Names New CFO appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: A teen reviews '#Neveragain,' a World War II tragedy comes to life and more book news

Welcome to the Books newsletter! I’m books editor Carolyn Kellogg, writing my last newsletter from our Spring Street address — next Friday we’ll be packing up for our new digs in El Segundo. THE BIG STORY When I saw that Parkland, Fla., shooting survivors David Hogg and his sister Lauren Hogg had... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-07-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-02-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book Aid sends 930,000 books to world's 'most vulnerable'

Book Aid International sent over 930,000 books to thousands of communities across 20 countries in 2017, it said in its end of year summary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Open Book: Talking Books at the World's Biggest Music Festival

PW's Louisa Ermelino reports on the robust book culture scene in and around the Glastonbury festival. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-07-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Day: quarter of children would not own a book without it

Research revealed on World Book Day (WBD) suggests that a quarter of eight to 11-year-olds would not own a book without the initiative. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers

World Book Day on Thursday typically woos young people toward reading, but Cambridge University Press wants them on the payroll. The post With World Book Day, Cambridge University Press Reaches Out to Young Book Lovers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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