Read On. Get On. coalition calls for new national measurement of reading

Read On. Get On. is to campaign for a new measurement of primary school children’s reading, as part of plans to get all children enjoying reading by 2025. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]

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National Poetry Day reading lists to feature YA reads

YA-themed books will feature on this year's suggested reading lists to celebrate National Poetry Day on 3rd October. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-22 22:42:06 UTC ]
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Huq joins call to scrap 'reading tax'

Konnie Huq has delivered a letter to 11 Downing Street which demanded that Sajid Javid scrap VAT for e-books.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 15:02:48 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq and 90 MPs call for end to 'reading tax' in UK

TV star joins delegation to the chancellor of the exchequer demanding an end to VAT on digital books, which traditional publications escapeChildren’s laureate Cressida Cowell and former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq have joined 90 MPs calling on the government to scrap the “reading tax” on... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-31 15:01:27 UTC ]
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Bell calls for publishing to 'reflect all children' in bid to boost reading

At The Bookseller Children’s Conference today, Scholastic co-managing director Catherine Bell urged publishing to "reflect all children" and engage parents so they can read to their youngsters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-23 02:34:03 UTC ]
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Raina Telgemeier offers up an ode to reading, in honor of the National Book Festival

The graphic novelist behind “Smile” and “Sisters” will be a featured author at the festival Saturday. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-27 16:19:28 UTC ]
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Publishers call on Sajid Javid to ditch 'reading tax'

The Publishers Association and leading members of the trade have written a letter to Sajid Javid calling for the new Chancellor of the Exchequer to end the VAT charge on digital publications in the next Budget. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-28 14:28:43 UTC ]
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Dick Robinson Calls Reading a 'Civil Right' at PEN Gala

The Scholastic CEO was this year's publishing honoree at the PEN America Literary Gala, held last night at the Museum of Natural History in New York. Journalist and author Bob Woodward received the 2019 PEN America Literary Service Award. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Egmont reveals drop in reading for pleasure and new sustainability measures

A study revealing a drop in children reading for pleasure and a commitment to sustainable magazine publishing were among the initiatives revealed at Egmont’s Annual Insight Presentation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Walliams calls for better access to reading, ‘safeguarding’ of libraries

David Walliams has called for better access to reading and for libraries to be safeguarded, revealing he would introduce new laws on children’s literacy if he were prime minister.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-11 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

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UAE brings in National Law of Reading

The United Arab Emirates has brought in a National Law of Reading, putting legislative frameworks in place to support the development of reading across the UAE. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-03 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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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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Coalition to tackle UK 'reading crisis'

A new coalition is being formed to tackle what it calls a "reading crisis" among... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2014-09-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James Patterson calls Amazon's practices 'a national tragedy'

Patterson criticized Amazon's practices while accepting an award for being an Indie Champion at Book Expo America.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosen calls for backing for reading for pleasure

Former children's laureate Michael Rosen is leading calls by children's book authors and... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2012-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read a YA Nonfiction Book

Read Harder Challenge participants, and anyone looking for broader reading horizons, we've got your recommendations for the YA nonfiction book task. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-04 11:32:54 UTC ]
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Up Your Reading Game With These Book Reading Accessories

You can make your reading experience *even better* with these great book reading accessories. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-11-15 11:38:51 UTC ]
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Where do you read books? I read at the mall.

Books are about people. Reading while you’re around them is a useful reminder of that. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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