Reading Agency reveals 20th birthday plans and new ambassadors

The Reading Agency is turning 20, and launching a birthday campaign to get the nation reading with the help of new ambassadors, including Dara McAnulty, Michael Rosen and Benjamin Zephaniah. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-19 22:05:03 UTC ]

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Reading Agency partners with Knights Of for Winter Mini Challenge

Children's publisher Knights Of is partnering with The Reading Agency for this year's Winter Mini Challenge programme encouraging youngsters to keep up their reading during the winter holidays. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-03 15:42:21 UTC ]
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Reading Agency launches challenge for teachers

The Reading Agency has launched an online reading challenge for teachers in partnership with the Open University. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-14 04:47:32 UTC ]
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OUP unveils plans for Pippi’s 75th birthday

Oxford University Press, the original publisher of Astrid Lindgren’s iconic character, has teamed up with the author’s estate and Riot to celebrate Pippi Longstocking turning 75 Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-16 10:44:02 UTC ]
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This new database shows the reading habits of major 20th-century authors.

When Sylvia Beach, the New Jersey native who published Ulysses and opened Paris’ Shakespeare and Co. (“the most famous bookstore in the world”), died in 1962, Princeton University purchased and catalogued her papers. This trove of materials reveals, among other things, the reading preferences of... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-08 19:46:30 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury reveals plans to support indies amid pandemic

Bloomsbury has announced a strategy to support independent bookshops during the Covid-19 pandemic. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-08 07:54:28 UTC ]
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Children's reading comprehension falls without storytime, Egmont study reveals

Children’s reading comprehension declines to half the expected rate when they do not have regular storytime, a study from Egmont has revealed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-26 22:50:26 UTC ]
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Reading Agency chosen for Times Christmas Appeal

The Reading Agency is one of three charities chosen for the Times Christmas Appeal this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-29 23:05:38 UTC ]
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Fane reveals plans for international expansion

Fane has revealed plans for international expansion, with the production company to open a new office in Australia.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 14:39:35 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed to mark publication of Jess Phillips book

Monoray is to launch an extensive publicity campaign to promote Jess Phillips MP’s new book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-19 21:53:36 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed for Billy Connolly's first ever book publicity campaign

Two Roads will head up Sir Billy Connolly’s first ever book publicity campaign for Tall Tales and Wee Stories.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-09 13:05:19 UTC ]
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TV and radio plans revealed to mark publication of David Cameron's memoir

David Cameron will give a series of television and radio interviews to mark the publication of his autobiography, For the Record (William Collins), including John Humphrys' final "big" interview for the "Today" show next month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 19:08:40 UTC ]
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BBC reveals plans for animated adaptation of Morpugo's Mimi and the Mountain Dragon

The BBC has revealed plans for a special 2D animated adaptation of Sir Michael Morpurgo’s children’s book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-18 15:46:37 UTC ]
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Obama reveals summer reads as Morrison, Whitehead, Chiang and Mantel top list

Barack Obama has revealed his summer reading list, including titles from Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead, Ted Chiang and Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 11:40:17 UTC ]
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Andersen reveals plans for new Elmer TV series

Andersen Press is working with animation studio Factory on a new TV series of David McKee’s Elmer series of picture books.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-02 03:37:11 UTC ]
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First round of Moyes-funded Quick Reads books to be revealed this autumn

The next Quick Reads titles will be announced this autumn and published in February 2020, accompanied by a “high profile media campaign”, a year on since author Jojo Moyes saved it from closure.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-16 20:58:22 UTC ]
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Plans for Independent Bookshop Week revealed

Authors will tour independent bookshops, illustrators will create special shop windows and limited edition and early book releases will take place to celebrate this year’s Independent Bookshop Week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-10 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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W H Smith reveals plans to transform post office shops with bigger focus on books

W H Smith has revealed plans to refit its post office stores with a bigger emphasis on books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Anne Sarrag to leave The Reading Agency

Anne Sarrag, head of children’s reading at The Reading Agency and founder of the Summer Reading Agency, is stepping down from her post to pursue a freelance career. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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