Riddell doodles boost Book Trust

Chris Riddell and Macmillan Children’s Books are raising money for Book Trust with a new Doodle-a-Day diary, featuring 366 pages of ideas to encourage doodling (one for each day of the year and another for leap years). Riddell’s Doodle-a-Day, due for publication on 22nd October (£9.99), is an “interactive diary” of things to draw, colour or doodle. Twenty pence from the sale of each book will be donated to the charity. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scottish Book Trust to donate half a million books to primary schools

Scottish Book Trust will give away half a million books to pupils in Primary 1-3 as part of Book Week Scotland, which is taking place this week. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Tokens boosts Book Aid International

National Book Tokens is to partner with Book Aid International to help support the charity's work to provide books and develop library services in sub-Saharan Africa. A specially designed National Book Tokens gift card will go on sale this week with 1% of the value of each card sold to be... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Woodward, Gorman Boosted Book Sales Last Week

Led by new books by Bob Woodward and Amanda Gorman, unit sales of print books rose 3.2% last week over the week ended September 26, 2020 at outlets that report to BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Non-fiction and TikTok-boosted YA help children’s book market surge

​The children’s book market has increased by more than 11% this year, boosted by picture books, non-fiction and a remarkable 61% growth in YA sales.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AwesomeBooks to donate 50,000 books via National Literacy Trust

Retailer AwesomeBooks is giving a copy of every book sold on its site to the National Literary Trust (NLT), which will match them to children and schools who need them. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-08-01 12:50:31 UTC ]
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Foul-mouthed Laurence Fox tweet boosts sales for Little Box of Books

A children’s book subscription company says its sales have surged after actor and political activist Laurence Fox berated it online. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nibbie winner Buckley on boosting Simon & Schuster’s picture book roster

Jane Buckley, who won the inaugural Designer of the Year prize at the recent British Book Awards, discusses her recent promotion and the art of pairing writers and illustrators together. I speak to Jane Buckley just after what must have been a pretty good couple of days for her. On 13th May, at... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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15 Online Book Clubs to Boost Your Reading in 2021

All the books, all the conversation, and no deciding which literary-themed mask to wear. These are the best online book clubs to check out. Continue reading at Book Riot

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'On Tyranny,' '1984' Boosted Book Sales Last Week

With 'On Tyranny' and '1984' both selling more than 24,000 copies last week, unit sales of print books rose 22.7% over the comparable week in 2020 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Saraband launches 'food bank book bundles' for Trussell Trust

Manchester-based independent publisher Saraband is to launch "food bank book bundles" as part of their online shop, in partnership with the Trussell Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Coloring and Crosswords Books for Adults Get Boost

Since the Covid-19 pandemic began, adults have been on the hunt for activities both to while away the hours and to reduce anxiety and stress. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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India’s National Book Trust To Produce ‘Corona Studies Series’

Even as New Delhi's air quality improves during the nation's lockdown, the National Book Trust is developing content responsive to the COVID-19 crisis. The post India’s National Book Trust To Produce ‘Corona Studies Series’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book of Lists: Retirement plan payout boosted Mount Sinai CEO's pay above $12 million in 2017

In the Dec. 23 print edition of the Book of Lists, you’ll find hundreds of CEOs, presidents and other top executives listed alongside the organizations they run. Even more business leaders are... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Susan Choi Wins National Book Award for ‘Trust Exercise’

Sarah M. Broom won the nonfiction prize for “The Yellow House,” one of several memoirs in the category. Arthur Sze won in poetry for “Sight Lines.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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OR/M Delivers Huge Boost to Book Sales

Through its data-driven Ignition marketing program, OR/M has skyrocketed print and e-book sales for its publishing partners. (Sponsored) Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Scottish Book Trust launches new award

Scottish Book Trust has announced a new Bookbug Hero Award alongside its annual Learning Professional Award, with applications now open for both. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Breslin and Wren honoured at Scottish Book Trust Awards

YA author Theresa Breslin and librarian Deena Wren will be honoured at this year’s Scottish Book Trust Awards.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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MWPA Saves Local Book Reviews with Boost from Stephen King

Backed by social media support from author and Maine resident Stephen King, a petition and lobbying effort by the Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance has successfully persuaded the 'Portland Press Herald' to reinstate its local book review coverage. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Poverty Safari named ‘most rebellious’ 21st century read in Scottish Book Trust poll

Poverty Safari, Darren McGarvey’s memoir about growing up in Glasgow, has topped a readers’ poll of “most rebellious reads of the 21st century”, organised by the Scottish Book Trust. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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