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'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-10-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust invites publishers to discuss gaps in children's reading

BookTrust will next month give publishers the opportunity to discuss its latest research into gaps in children’s reading. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound launches reading club

Unbound has started a reading club offering benefits such as free ebooks, special events and free shipping. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Libraries Offer Many Services, But Reading Is Foundational

PW library columnist Sari Feldman on how putting books first has proven to be a winning strategy for her library. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Man Booker Prize-winning translator helps launch Shared Reading in Doncaster

Man Booker International Prize-winning translator and publisher Deborah Smith is to support national charity The Reader by match-funding donations to the total value of £5,000. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dolly Parton launches nursery reading programme

US country singer and philanthropist Dolly Parton is launching Story Starters, a new volunteer-led programme designed to help nursery children become ready to read. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Exeter University ditches Pearson to launch online degrees with Keypath

The University of Exeter has ditched its former partner Pearson for a new 10-year partnership with US-based ed-tech provider Keypath Education with whom it is launching online Masters degrees to UK and international students in September this year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Folio Prize Foundation launches mentorships programme with First Story

The Folio Prize Foundation, in tandem with its sponsor Rathbone Investment Management, is to launch a mentorships programme for students at literacy charity First Story, with the Folio academicians acting as writing mentors. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-03-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PRH launches #ByBook Summer Reading campaign

Penguin Random House is celebrating summer with a new campaign, #ByBook, designed to take adult, parent and teen readers to new places and champion books as "the ultimate way to travel". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust calls for wider children’s reading

BookTrust c.e.o Diana Gerald has expressed disappointment that a BBC survey revealing which books children should read focuses only on the classics. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookTrust launches Bath Book Bed campaign

Nearly 80% of parents say lack of sleep is the hardest part of raising a child, according to BookTrust, which has surveyed a thousand parents as part of its new Bath Book Bed campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Magazine Channel Launches Reading App

Inkworthy debuts with more than 450 publishers on board. The post The Magazine Channel Launches Reading App appeared first on Folio:. Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2016-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ITV’s Lorraine launches children’s writing comp

Hachette Children’s Group is partnering with ITV’s Lorraine show to find a new children’s author. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

#1000BlackGirlBooks is a project headed by an 11-year-old in Philadelphia who wants to promote diversity in children's books. The post ‘Sick of Reading about White Boys and Dogs,’ 11-Year-Old Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2016-01-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation launches

To celebrate the "historic milestone" of the release of Wilbur Smith’s 36th novel Golden Lion Smith and his wife Niso have launched the Wilbur and Niso Smith Foundation. Golden Lion was released today (24th September) and is the latest instalment of Smith’s “epic” Courtney series. The Wilbur... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Ireland launches reading campaign

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is hoping to get kids across the country reading in October through the "Read Everywhere in 2015", campaign. For the campaign, also known as "Níl Turas Níos Fearr Ná Turas le Leabhar!" in Irish, CBI will run a range of activities, including a "The Danger is... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Galley Beggar launches short story comp

Independent publisher Galley Beggar Press is launching a short story competition this weekend. The Norwich-based publisher, which originally published Eimear McBride’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, said the competition built on the success of its... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Foundation Announces Innovations in Reading Prize

The National Book Foundation has awarded $10,000 to Reach Incorporated for its annual Innovations in Reading Prize. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-05-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG launches skills foundation

The Independent Publishers Guild is to launch a charitable body aimed at improving the skills and business practices of its members. The IPG Foundation will fund a series of programmes including one-on-one mentoring, leadership coaching, apprenticeships and “a whole package of professional... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European study into e-reading launches next week

A new European Commission-funded project will study whether or not reading digitally changes people’s comprehension of the text they consume. The Evolution of Reading in the Age of Digitisation (EREAD) research will launch next week in Ljubljana, Slovenia, and carry on until autumn 2017 at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-04-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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