Obama's Becoming inspires PRH and NLT teaching resource

Penguin and the National Literacy Trust (NLT) have created a free teaching resource based on Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-09 00:00:00 UTC ]

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NLT releases resources to help teachers use audiobooks in the classroom

The National Literacy Trust (NLT) has released classroom resources on audiobooks, after research showed that listening to them can support children’s reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-24 06:59:46 UTC ]
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PRH US donates up to 30,000 books to First Book charity in Obamas' name

Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-04 05:39:25 UTC ]
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PRH joins forces with Sandhurst to publish 'inspirational book of life lessons'

Penguin Random House has joined forces with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to publish an "inspirational book of life lessons" this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 12:52:30 UTC ]
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PRH declines to comment on reported Obama memoir delay

Penguin Random House has declined to make any public comment on a press report that Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir has been pushed back until 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches three-day festival to celebrate Obama at the O2

Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Girl Festival to create a free three-day event at Canada Water Library celebrating Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH announces UK event with Michelle Obama

Penguin Random House UK has announced former US First Lady Michelle Obama will be appearing in conversation with novelist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie at Southbank Centre’s Royal Festival Hall this December. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Obama reveals Africa-inspired summer reading list

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Nelson Mandela and Ben Rhodes are among the authors featured on Barack Obama's summer reading list ahead of his trip to Africa. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-07-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH presents Barbican-inspired Penguin Classics

Penguin Random House has developed a range of Barbican-inspired Penguin Classics to coincide with a new Barbican exhibition, Into the Unknown: A Journey through Science Fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Shergar-inspired novel from Clare Balding to PRH Children's

Penguin Random House Children’s will publish a sequel to Clare Balding’s debut novel, The Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop, inspired by the kidnap of Derby winner Shergar. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH Opts to Publish $65 Million Obama Books Globally

The pair of books that Penguin Random House recently bought by Barack and Michelle Obama, for a reported $65 million, will be released globally by the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH scoops book deal with Obamas

Penguin Random House has scooped the world rights to publish former US president Barack Obama's book along with a title from his wife Michelle, in a deal reported to have topped $65m (£52.5m). Barack and Michelle are writing separate books, but brokered the deal together through literary agent... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon Charts: Obama leapfrogs Wicks as Rooney holds firm

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) has leapt into the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Non-Fiction number one slot, defeating Joe Wicks' Wean in 15 (Bluebird) after three weeks at the top. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-27 09:17:00 UTC ]
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Buster Books acquires Jess French's mindfulness-inspired picture book

Buster Books, the children's imprint of Michael O’Mara Books, will publish CBeebies presenter Dr Jess French's first book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 16:01:48 UTC ]
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Audible Charts: Michelle Obama reigns supreme

Michelle Obama's Becoming (Penguin) has returned to the Audible weekly chart number one, after the Netflix docuentary following her book tour dropped. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-21 01:46:08 UTC ]
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PRH field sales director Faiers retires, Dougall steps up

PRH UK field sales director John Faiers is retiring after a 33-year publishing career, while Elspeth Dougall will step up to a new role following his departure. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 14:38:31 UTC ]
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NLT and Lancome launch women's audiobook club

The National Literacy Trust has partnered with cosmetics company Lancôme to launch an audiobook club for young women. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-18 13:24:10 UTC ]
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BEYOND THE BARD: Exploring the Teaching of Contemporary British Literature in Global Higher Education

Guest Blogger: Prof Katy Shaw, University of Northumbria, Vice-Chair of BACLS – the British Association of Literary Studies – and executive committee member of University English, the national subject association. In recent years there has been a rapid rise in the teaching of English Literature... Continue reading at British Council global

[ British Council global | 2020-05-18 09:30:54 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury acquires pandemic-inspired picture book

Bloomsbury Children’s Books has acquired a pandemic-inspired picture book from author Michelle Robinson, with illustrations by Emily Hamilton. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-17 13:35:10 UTC ]
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PRH Continues Digital Consumer Outreach with #BooksConnectUs Campaign

Penguin Random House's efforts to to pivot to a new, digital normal are some of the broadest in the publishing business thus far, and its #BooksConnectUs initiative, which will turn two months old on May 20, is its connective tissue. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-14 04:00:00 UTC ]
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