Hawkins and Wiig to star in Haig's Boy Called Christmas movie

Shooting has begun on a Studiocanal and Netflix movie adaptation of Matt Haig’s children’s book A Boy Called Christmas (Canongate). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haig's next festive book called Father Christmas and Me

Canongate has revealed the title for Matt Haig and Chris Mould's third children's Christmas book: Father Christmas and Me. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call out John Lewis for 'similarities' between Christmas ad and children's books

John Lewis' Christmas advert has come under fire as author and former bookseller Jen Campbell highlighted the similarities between the advert and her children’s book Franklin’s Flying Bookshop (Thames & Hudson). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-18 10:24:18 UTC ]
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Francis Ford Coppola hates on Marvel, calling MCU movies ‘despicable’

The Oscar-winning filmmaker did not hold back when asked for his opinion on comic book movies. Here we go again.Read Full Story Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-21 12:25:56 UTC ]
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Irish TV star Ryan Tubridy pens Christmas jumper story

Walker Books will next month publish a Christmas story by Irish TV presenter Ryan Tubridy, with illustrations by Chris Judge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Christmas In October: UK Rights Rustler Matt Haig Sleighs to Frankfurt Book Fair

Canongate flies in Matt Haig to meet his international publishers at Frankfurter Buchmesse on the eve of the release of 'Father Christmas and Me.' The post Christmas In October: UK Rights Rustler Matt Haig Sleighs to Frankfurt Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2017-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Indie bookshops called on to complete annual Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is calling on independent bookshops in the UK and Ireland to complete its annual Christmas Trading survey. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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McDermid, Cornwell, Hawkins star in BBC documentary Serial Killers

The BBC is airing a new documentary on BBC One tonight (29th November) about women who write crime fiction, featuring prominent crime writers Val McDermid, Patricia Cornwell, Martina Cole, husband-and-wife author team Nicci French, Sarah Phelps and Paula Hawkins in interview with presenter Alan... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Movie Alert: 'A Monster Calls'

A monster is calling. YA author Patrick Ness's story of a boy named Conor who is visited after midnight by an ancient monster stalks into theaters on December 23. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube stars the Sidemen are frontrunners in race for Christmas books No 1

Figures show that game-playing vloggers’ print debut sold more than 26,000 copies in its first three days on sale last weekA week after the starting gun was fired on the race to the top of the Christmas book charts, YouTube superstars the Sidemen have emerged in front of the likes of Jamie... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2016-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Matt Haig reveals new Christmas cover on YouTube

Matt Haig has revealed the cover of his forthcoming book The Girl Who Saved Christmas in a YouTube video. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stars who took their final curtain call in 2015

Donna Douglas: American actress known for playing Elly May Clampett in nine seasons of the 60s sitcom The Beverly Hillbillies. When the series finished, she became a real estate agent, gospel singer and children's book author. Died January 1, from pancreatic cancer, aged 81. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Starz renews 'Black Sails,' plans Cuba-set drama called 'Havana Quartet' starring Antonio Banderas

Starz has renewed its Michael Bay drama "Black Sails" for a fourth season and announced it is developing "Havana Quartet," a drama based on the Leonardo Padura detective book series that will star Antonio Banderas. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Matt Haig pens children’s Christmas book

Canongate has acquired a children’s book by Matt Haig about the early life of Father Christmas. Set in 18th-century Finland, A Boy Called Christmas is about elves, reindeer, a kidnapping, and an 11-year-old boy called Nikolas who isn't afraid to believe in magic. It will be illustrated... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Call for indies to fill out Christmas Trading Survey

The Bookseller is running its annual Christmas Trading Survey once again to gauge a picture of the Christmas market for indie booksellers in the UK and Ireland. The survey is now live and probes how sales compared with last year, if deliveries held up and what books proved great Christmas hits... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-12-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Santa Claus returns as cover star for Christmas edition of Radio Times

Double festive edition on sale on Wednesday will cost £3.20 – a 14% increase on last yearRadio Times is bringing back Santa Claus for its Christmas cover for the first time since 2009, when he was banished as a "symbol of indulgence", although readers will have to stomach a 14% cover price... Continue reading at The Guardian

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All 80 Original "Star Trek" Episodes Rendered As Movie Posters

Some of the great popular modern art of the 20th century was done in the form of movie posters and book covers. In these mediums, a designer is given the luxury of approaching another artist's work and boiling its themes and most vivid imagery down to a single evocative image. But TV shows... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’

A new class of 40 'Rising Stars' in the UK publishing industry is named by The Bookseller, in association with sponsor Frankfurter Buchmesse. The post The Bookseller Names 2019 Rising Stars; Pan Mac’s Laura Ricchetti is the ‘Shooting Star’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-09 05:35:30 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2018: ABA Calls for Invoicing Overhaul; Bookseller Calls for 'Action' Against Spicer

ABA CEO Oren Teicher announced the organization's investment in Batch and called for bookseller support. Booksellers pushed for a boycott of Sean Spicer at BookExpo and increased awareness of gentrification in bookselling. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Part 'Star Wars' homage, part unexpected coming-of-age novel: 'Black Star Renegades'

It’s easy to read Michael Moreci’s debut novel “Black Star Renegades” and compare it to “Star Wars.” After all, the story was inspired by that epic saga. But to characterize it as a retelling or a ripoff wouldn’t do justice to this complex, self-aware and fun romp through space. “Black Star... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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