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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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 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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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

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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

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Zimbabwean novelist Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize 2021

Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2021 for her "cultural significance" charting "the development of Zimbabwe from a British colony to an autocratic and troubled-free state". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Catherine Steadman of ‘Downton Abbey’ pens another screen-worthy thriller

‘The Disappearing Act’ is a twisty novel that capitalizes on Steadman’s Hollywood experience. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-02 18:28:11 UTC ]
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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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The Bookseller calls for authors to pen 'ode to booksellers'

The Bookseller is calling for authors to pen an “ode to booksellers” as part of a celebration of the trade during a time when high-street bookshops are unable to open their doors.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists

A total of more than US$380,000 goes to the winners of to be selected from this year's finalist lists, which include 20 debut works. The post PEN America Announces Its 2021 Literary Award Finalists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Here are the finalists for the 2021 PEN America Literary Awards.

Today, PEN America announced the finalists for its 2021 Literary Awards, which recognizes and honors “dynamic, imaginative, and thought-provoking” books published in the last year. Previous winners include Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Imani Perry, and Yiyun Li. The 55 finalists were selected across... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Jessie Ware pens book for Hodder Studio 'on food, life and love'

Hodder Studio has signed a book on food, life and love from musician and podcaster Jessie Ware. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Union, PEN Issue Statements on Powell's Sale of Ngo Book

The labor union representing employees of Powell's Books in Portland, Ore., said the decision to sell conservative author Andy Ngô book 'Unmasked' online was regrettable, but the store's decision "alone to make." PEN America said selling the book did not "equal endorsement" and supported the... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Penned in the Margins bags Acts of Resistance

Independent publisher Penned in the Margins has acquired an "inspirational" creative non-fiction book by writer and arts professional Amber Massie-Blomfield. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Lady Anne Dodd pens biography of late husband Ken Dodd

Great Northern Books will publish The Squire of Knotty Ash… and his Lady, an "intimate" biography of the late Sir Ken Dodd by Lady Anne Dodd and biographer and TV producer Tony Nicholson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Cowell and BookTrust reveal pairings for Pass The Pen campaign

BookTrust Represents and Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell have revealed the pairings for #PassThePen, a social media campaign designed to help promote visibility, champion new voices and generate book sales for emerging authors and illustrators of colour. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-12 00:41:21 UTC ]
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Prince Charles pens foreword for Southgate's life lessons

Century has scored a foreword from HRH The Prince of Wales, president of youth charity The Prince’s Trust, for England football manager Gareth Southgate’s upcoming book Anything Is Possible. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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