Morpurgo pens Leicester City football fairytale

Children’s author Michael Morpurgo has written a fairytale for BBC Radio 4 about Leicester City winning the football Premier League, suggesting the club had a helping hand from King Richard III, whose remains were found in a car park in the city in 2012. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo's Leicester City fable to be published

HarperCollins Children’s Books is to publish Michael Morpurgo's The Fox and the Ghost King, a fable about Leicester City Football Club's historic football premiership win, originally written for BBC Radio 4. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers capitalise on Leicester City's 'footballing fairy tale'

Publishers are celebrating Leicester City's rise from underdogs to Premier League champions with a host of offerings, including the "definitive" biography of manager Claudio Ranieri from Yellow Jersey Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo pens refugee tale inspired by Jonathan Swift

HarperCollins Children’s Books will this autumn publish a Michael Morpurgo book about a refugee from Afghanistan, inspired by Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Morpurgo to pen novelisation of The Snowman

Penguin Random House Children’s will this autumn release a middle-grade novelisation of Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman, written by Michael Morpurgo. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Blackie pens modern myths and fairytales

September Publishing has signed mythologist and psychologist Sharon Blackie’s fictional collection of literary reworkings of myth and fairy tales. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Morpurgo pens Wizard of Oz retelling for HarperCollins

HarperCollins Children’s Books is publishing a retelling of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo, with illustrations by Emma Chichester Clark. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Football: Eight unbeaten teams left in City Section

After five weeks of high school football, there's eight unbeaten teams left in the City Section. They include Banning (5-0), Franklin (5-0), Grant (5-0) Narbonne (4-0), Hawkins (4-0), Los Angeles (4-0), Fairfax (4-0) and Reseda (4-0). Quarterback Markell White of Fairfax is off to a great start.... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-09-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Icon brings Leicester City FC book forward

Icon Books has brought forward the publication of 5000-1: The Leicester City Story to Thursday 26th May and will go to print just 48 hours after the last game of the season. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fourth Estate buys Leicester City book

Fourth Estate has bought a title chronicling Premier League outfit Leicester City’s unlikely title challenge. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book on Leicester City FC’s 'incredible' season to Icon

Icon Books is to publish the first book on the "incredible" story of Leicester City's 2015-16 Premier League season, by Leicester Mercury's chief football writer Rob Tanner. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PEN America, PEN Center USA to Merge

PEN America and PEN Center USA, the East Coast and West Coast American branches of PEN International, will unite under the banner of PEN America, the nonprofits jointly announced on January 8. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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David Morrissey to star in BBC2 adaptation of Miéville's The City & The City

Fantasy writer China Miéville's 2009-published noir thriller The City & The City (Macmillan) is being adapted for a four-part BBC Two drama starring David Morrissey as Inspector Tyador Borlú. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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HC Children's to publish Morpurgo’s retellings of Shakespeare

HarperCollins Children’s Books will publish Morpurgo’s Tales from Shakespeare by Michael Morpurgo, a retelling of 10 of Shakespeare’s most popular plays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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L.A. County and city libraries will reopen soon. Here's what to expect

Face masks and social distancing will be enforced. Signs will direct foot traffic, and furniture and bookshelves have been reorganized. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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At a shameful detention camp, an improbable football team

Bradford Pearson uncovers the story of a Japanese American internment camp squad. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Daisy May Cooper pens 'wonderful' memoir for PMJ

Comedy writer and actor Daisy May Cooper has written a "wonderful and ultimately uplifting" memoir, Don't Laugh, It Will Only Encourage Her, to be released by Penguin Michael Joseph. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and founder of City Lights bookshop, dies aged 101

Poet and countercultural pioneer put on trial for publishing Allen Ginsberg’s Howl went on to become a beloved icon of San FranciscoLawrence Ferlinghetti, the poet, publisher, painter and political activist who co-founded the famous City Lights bookshop in San Francisco and became an icon of the... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest

The violent state arrest of the Georgian opposition leader prompts a message of alarm to the world publishing community from Tbilisi. The post Georgian Publishers and PEN Center Protest Nika Melia’s Arrest appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Hillary Clinton pens political thriller for Pan Mac

Hillary Rodham Clinton has co-written a political thriller, State of Terror, with long-time friend Louise Penny, to be published in the UK by Pan Macmillan. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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