Pearson Foundation and Booktrust launch reading comp

Children's author Jeremy Strong has launched a new national schools reading competition... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Naming Itself a Free Reading Zone, Zagreb Launches ‘Croatia Reads’

Just launched this month, Croatia's 'free reading zone', funded by government and private donors, is intended to offer thousands of free ebooks to residents and visitors. The post Naming Itself a Free Reading Zone, Zagreb Launches ‘Croatia Reads’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Reading Agency launches £2.1m elderly reading project

The Reading Agency is launching a project to provide reading activities for older people thanks to a £2.1m grant from the Big Lottery Fund. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bluemoose launches inclusive campaign with Arkbound Foundation

Bluemoose Books and charity publisher Arkbound Foundation are launching a crowdfunding campaign to support marginalised writers and diversity-led publishers struggling to survive in the wake of the pandemic.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-01 04:49:00 UTC ]
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BookCon Launches Virtual 'Read-a-Thon'

BookCon will hold a virtual day-long reading series on Saturday, April 11, from 12:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. ET, as part of its new BookCon Virtual Author Tour Series. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-04-06 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Cowell launches BookTrust Home Time for children during school closures

Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell has launched a digital hub with reading charity BookTrust to keep youngsters busy while schools are closed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-22 17:38:05 UTC ]
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Reading for Pleasure Prize Competition launches

The Reading for Pleasure Prize Competition has launched to find "compelling, disruptive and innovative" ideas that encourage people in the UK and beyond to read for pleasure throughout the year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookTrust to deliver 700,000 free books to schools as Time to Read campaign kicks off

BookTrust will deliver 700,000 free books to every school starter as part of the annual Time to Read campaign this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 12:05:14 UTC ]
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Norwegian reading app to launch in the UK

Poio, an app created to help children learn to read, is launching in the UK in June. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust chooses The Cave for Time to Read campaign

Reading charity BookTrust will give 700,000 copies of Rob Hodgson’s The Cave (Frances Lincoln Children’s Books) to school starters in England as part of its Time to Read campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches A Chapter A Day challenge

The Reading Agency is challenging people to ditch their phones and rebuild their reading habits to mark World Book Night. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Time to Read launches 'Book Bingo' in north west libraries

People in the north west are being encouraged to use their libraries with a “Book Bingo” contest worth up to £200. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson reveals launch titles for new indie Guppy Books

Bella Pearson talks to Charlotte Eyre about setting up her own children's publisher, Guppy Books, and its launch titles. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bella Pearson launches Oxford-based children’s publisher

Bella Pearson, the former publishing director at David Fickling Books, is launching her own company in Oxford, focusing on middle-grade and YA fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Trapeze to launch the Well-Read Black Girl anthology with submission competition

Trapeze is launching a collection of essays by black female writers, scholars and activists, called Well-Read Black Girl, with a competition to find an unpublished black British female author whose essay will be included in the UK edition. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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​BookTrust launches 2018 Christmas appeal

BookTrust is hoping to raise more than £116,700 to buy books for 11,500 children via its 2018 Christmas appeal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookTrust launches schools poetry competition

BookTrust and its current writer-in-residence, Nicola Davies, are launching a poetry competition for primary schools. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell Foundation to launch political fiction prize

The Orwell Foundation will next month launch a prize to celebrate novels or short stories that illuminate social and political themes through the art of narrative. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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At the National Book Foundation’s Translation Panel: ‘The Most Diverse Reading Experience’

Given a chance to speak to an audience of consumers, translation specialists brought together by the National Book Foundation, spoke about cultural distinctions, the challenges to finding readership, and bookselling tactics for the uninitiated. The post At the National Book Foundation’s... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Foundation and poetry award launches in memory of Rebecca Swift

The Literary Consultancy has created an independent grant-making foundation and poetry award in memory of founder Rebecca Swift. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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