Hay's School Days to be rolled out across UK

Hay Festival is launching a new initiative to live stream its “Schools Days” UK-wide following last year's pilot in Wales.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay Festival announces free autumn schools programme

Hay Festival has unveiled its free autumn programme for schools including a dedicated Winter Weekend, in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-13 22:26:58 UTC ]
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Retail site Bookshop makes £65k sales on UK launch day

New online retailer Bookshop.org secured sales of around £65,000 in its first day, making £16,000 for indies. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-02 12:21:42 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations

From Turkey, South Africa, Sweden, China, Germany, Israel, Spain, Brazil, and Argentina, this year's free books from Amazon Crossing arrive amid frontier-defying contagion. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2020 Free World Book Day Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-04-17 03:09:44 UTC ]
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The UK’s 2020 World Book Day: ‘Reading in Sharp Decline’

Armed with new and disturbing survey information about youth reading from the National Literary Trust, this year's UK World Book Day hands out book tokens. The post The UK’s 2020 World Book Day: ‘Reading in Sharp Decline’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-03-05 15:46:41 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK to publish YA exploration of modern-day antisemitism

Scholastic UK is publishing Keren David’s “highly topical, thrilling and thought-provoking” YA book exploring modern-day antisemitism in the UK. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-19 12:22:42 UTC ]
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Great School Libraries: A UK Campaign Promoting An Essential Service

Get involved in the Great School Libraries campaign to promote an essential service in UK schools. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-01 10:34:56 UTC ]
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Lee Child's Night School named UK's most borrowed library book

Night School by Lee Child (Bantam Press) was the most borrowed library book of 2017/18, according to new statistics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-07 09:43:10 UTC ]
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The UK’s World Book Day Names a First Chief Executive

Cassie Chadderton is being tapped by the London-based reading charity for 'her track record of representing policy and political and stakeholder relations.' The post The UK’s World Book Day Names a First Chief Executive appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-07-22 08:05:09 UTC ]
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Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer

In this year's promotion for World Book Day, Amazon Crossing is giving away titles from Spanish, Dutch, German, Hebrew, Swedish, Japanese, and Norwegian. The post Amazon Crossing Rolls Out Its 2019 World Book Day Translation Offer appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For first time, L.A. schools have free SAT day for all juniors

The Los Angeles school district has focused in recent years on boosting high-school graduation rates and sending more students to college. This month, it has taken a big step by having all juniors take the Scholastic Aptitude Test on a school day, for free. It’s not lost on district officials... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Rosen, Cowell and Baddiel join Hay Festival schools programme

Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook rolls out fact-checking operation in UK

Social network brings in independent charity in attempt to tackle misinformationFacebook’s fact-checking operation is launching in the UK, with the independent charity Full Fact selected to be the first British publisher to review and rate the accuracy of content on the social network.Posts,... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European and UK Publishers Welcome ‘eVAT Day’ for Ebooks’ Taxation

At both the national and European level, many are welcoming the arrival of the EU's amendment, allowing member markets to tax ebooks and other digital formats at the same rate as print. The post European and UK Publishers Welcome ‘eVAT Day’ for Ebooks’ Taxation appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-12-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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OUP offers free dictionary access to UK state schools

Oxford University Press (OUP) is offering primary and secondary schools in the UK free access to the online Oxford English Dictionary to mark the company’s 90th anniversary. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hay House UK launches 'Diverse Wisdom' programme

Hay House UK is launching an initiative promoting diversity in the personal development, holistic health and spirituality space. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair

Taking to the streets on Lithuania's annual 'Day of the Book Smugglers,' a team of fashionable book 'smugglers' delivered Lithuanian writings to agents' offices, publishing houses, and media newsrooms ahead of London Book Fair's Market Focus on the Baltics. The post Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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International Women’s Day: Hay Kicks Off #Vote100Books, Cambridge Offers Free Readings

'We want a new library of 100 great books by women' says Hay Festival founder Peter Florence, as Cambridge University Press opens this year's selection of free-to-read International Women's Day content. The post International Women’s Day: Hay Kicks Off #Vote100Books, Cambridge Offers Free... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Only half of pre-school children being read to daily, UK study finds

Survey finds proportion of toddlers having story time fell by a fifth in five years The proportion of toddlers being read to every day has dropped by a fifth over the last five years, according to research warning that the decline is a significant threat to child development.The annual... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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