James and the Giant Peach events planned for Roald Dahl Day

Penguin Random House Children’s and The Roald Dahl Story Company are planning a series of events based on James and the Giant Peach for this year’s Roald Dahl Day. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Roald Dahl Day kicked off on Wednesday (13th September) with the annual global celebration of the author on his birthday with a range of celebrations, activities and new titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Written By: Lisa Campbell Publication Date: Fri, 04/11/2011 - 15:27 World Book Day is set for a 2012 revamp, with new management, branding and digital promotional ideas hoping to achieve more than one million book token redemptions. WBD will return on 1st March 2012—led by children’s marketing... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Roald Dahl was anti-Semitic. Do we need his family’s apology now?

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A Definitive Ranking of Roald Dahl Film Adaptations

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World Book Day plans outreach with book club and library collaboration

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 With These Official Online Events

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Reynolds and Blanchett join in Roald Dahl Youtube fundraiser series

The Roald Dahl Story Company has brought together filmmaker Taika Waititi and a host of stars including Ryan Reynolds and Cate Blanchett for "James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and Friends", a story-telling series on the Roald Dahl Youtube.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Best Roald Dahl Books: 5 Books to Get You Started

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MCB signs Roald Dahl-winning illustrator Tazzyman

Macmillan Children’s Books has signed illustrator David Tazzyman to its list for his debut middle-grade fiction series and a new picture book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Wimbledon BookFest cancels World Book Day event over local coronavirus case

Wimbledon BookFest has been forced to cancel its World Book Day event featuring authors Sita Brachmachari, Konnie Huq and Karyn Parsons, because of a local coronavirus case.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lily James to join live Margaret Atwood event for The Testaments

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Price joins The Roald Dahl Story Company

The Roald Dahl Story Company has hired Katie Price, currently director of licensing at Hachette Children’s Group, as its new head of books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Writing Day events up 83%

The number of events held for this year’s National Writing Day increased 83% compared to 2017, according to the organisers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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