Joseph Coelho to helm National Shelf Service's World Book Night event

YouTube book recommendation series the National Shelf Service has announced a series of World Book Night broadcasts, to feature a bedtime reading hour with poet and author Joseph Coelho. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 10:36:13 UTC ]
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CILIP launches the National Shelf Service to recommend books to children

CILIP, the UK's library and information association, has announced the launch of the National Shelf Service, a new daily Youtube broadcast featuring book recommendations from professional librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-03 12:56:42 UTC ]
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World Book Night picks Liverpool for flagship event

World Book Night UK will be holding its main event in Liverpool this year, in a collaboration... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2013-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mass redistribution of words: World Book Night prepares for UK-wide book giveaway

Over 7,000 people have volunteered to donate one of a shortlist of 20 books to the 35% of the population who are not regular readersA quarter of a million books are due to find new homes tonight, as thousands of book-lovers hit the streets to give away their favourite titles as part of World... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night: the most popular books and which Broadway show is getting involved

World Book Night, the celebration of reading which includes the distribution of free books, has arrived. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-04-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night Is Tonight, Free Books for 500,000 People

The United States celebrated World Book Night on April 23, which meant that over 25,000 volunteers throughout the country handed out half a million free books to promote reading. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night books defy the critics as sales grow

Written By: Philip Stone and Felicity Wood Publication Date: Fri, 04/03/2011 - 09:43 The majority of the books to be handed out tomorrow (5th March) as part of World Book Night have already received a sales boost in 2011. The figures will be a welcome fillip for the organisers, with founder... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'The end of an innocent world': An oral history of the first National Book Festival, which debuted three days before 9/11

Ahead of the 20th National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Scott Turow, Michael Beschloss and others look back at the event’s storied beginning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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From Harry Potter at Home to the National Shelf Service: bookish fun for the lockdown

An updating list of online treats from bibliophiles including JK Rowling, Simon Armitage and Lynda La Plante to entertain locked-down children and adults • The best arts and entertainment during self-isolationGruffalo artist Axel Scheffler has put out a free new picture book explaining the... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2020-04-09 11:04:32 UTC ]
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UK's World Book Night celebrations to go ahead online

 The Reading Agency has confirmed the UK's World Book Night celebrations will go ahead on 23rd April, but will be modified due to Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 06:54:47 UTC ]
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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

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-04 10:24:07 UTC ]
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World Book Night grows audiobook offer in 2020

World Book Night will expand its audiobook offering in 2020, after a successful pilot with John Green’s Turtles All the Way Down in 2019. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-10 07:35:35 UTC ]
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World Book Night 2019 selection revealed

The book list for World Book Night 2019 has been revealed, with publishers including Penguin Random House, Canongate and Jessica Kingsley Publishers to donate various titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night titles focus on mental health

Penguin Random House and Hachette titles dominate the World Book Night 2018 list, which this year has a spotlight on mental health. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night celebrated across the UK

A range of events around the UK took place to mark World Book Night, with supporters from many parts of the trade doing their bit to champion the love of reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Remodelling World Book Night

The Reading Agency's chief executive Sue Wilkinson on how the organisation is revamping World Book Night.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rentzenbrink, Marotta and McVeigh titles part of 'more targeted' World Book Night 2017

The Reading Agency has announced a new "targeted approach" for World Book Night 2017 with giveaway titles including authors such as The Bookseller's contributing editor Cathy Rentzenbrink, Polari Prize-winner Paul McVeigh and colouring-in bestseller Millie Marotta. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-12-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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World Book Night defends lack of BAME writers on 2016 list

The Reading Agency has responded to criticism about the lack of ethnic diversity among authors chosen for the World Book Night 2016 list, saying it is a “great shame” that there are no Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) writers included. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Haig, Coe and Duffy titles on World Book Night 2016 list

World Book Night 2016 has announced the 15 titles it will be giving away next April, including titles from authors Matt Haig, Jonathan Coe and Carol Ann Duffy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Mass giveaway for World Book Night

More than 250,000 books are to be handed out for free as part of World Book Night Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2015-04-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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