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 Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation

Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book. The post PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Eddo-Lodge chosen as Waterstones Book of the Month, with charity donation

Reni Eddo-Lodge's chart-topping Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named as Waterstones Book of the Month for July, with 20% of sales set to be donated to charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Publishers donate unused LBF stock to Book Trade Charity

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Pearson, Bonnier Books UK and Macmillan Education have donated books they planned to use at the cancelled London Book Fair to the Book Trade Charity. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kalimat Foundation Donates 2,000 Books to Italian Libraries

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Scribe donates 1,000 of Fried's book to mark Holocaust

Scribe is donating 1,000 copies of the new title Questions I Am Asked About The Holocaust by Hédi Fried to UK schools and libraries in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Bluebird donates books to drug and alcohol charity

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Foyles to donate profits from far-right book sales to charity

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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

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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

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Charity children’s book raises £13,000 for Cameroon

A children’s book featuring stories by authors such as Gill Lewis, Piers Toray and Abi Elphinstone has raised more than £13,000 for a charity project in Cameroon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Author donates £1,720 from sales of books to charity

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€30,000 Global Illustration Award Debuts at Frankfurt Book Fair

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Tumour memoir wins £30,000 book prize

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Chronicle Donates 10,000 Books in Record Time

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The Book People donates £13,000 to RNIB

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Amazon offers to donate Hachette book proceeds to charity

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Scholastic Donates 1m Books to Charity Reach Out & Read

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Rowling, Smith and Oliver make British Book Awards '30 from 30' shortlist

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British Book Awards Celebrates Three Decades: The ’30 From 30′ Longlist

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