Roald Dahl Day celebrated with 'pop-up' Lego characters

Roald Dahl Day kicked off on Wednesday (13th September) with the annual global celebration of the author on his birthday with a range of celebrations, activities and new titles. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]

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James and the Giant Peach events planned for Roald Dahl Day

Penguin Random House Children’s and The Roald Dahl Story Company are planning a series of events based on James and the Giant Peach for this year’s Roald Dahl Day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day

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Roald Dahl was anti-Semitic. Do we need his family’s apology now?

We’re still coming to grips with the “revelation” that creators we love can say and do despicable things. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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A Definitive Ranking of Roald Dahl Film Adaptations

Roald Dahl holds a special place in my childhood. I still have vivid memories of reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda in school (we even read his rather unsavory memoir Boy; his accounts of boarding school bullying haunt me to this day!) and of watching the delightful early ’90s... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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6 Audiobooks to Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 With These Official Online Events

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Happy pub day to the first mainstream children’s book featuring a Sikh character.

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day This Saturday

This year's Independent Bookstore Day is taking place on Saturday, August 29. More than 600 stores are participating in the day, which will feature a day-long lineup of virtual events for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 2020 Virtually: Four Meaningful Things You Can Do From Home

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Reynolds and Blanchett join in Roald Dahl Youtube fundraiser series

The Roald Dahl Story Company has brought together filmmaker Taika Waititi and a host of stars including Ryan Reynolds and Cate Blanchett for "James and the Giant Peach, with Taika and Friends", a story-telling series on the Roald Dahl Youtube.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Best Roald Dahl Books: 5 Books to Get You Started

This prolific children's book writer is beloved by many generations of readers, and we've rounded up some of the best Roald Dahl books. Continue reading at Book Riot

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MCB signs Roald Dahl-winning illustrator Tazzyman

Macmillan Children’s Books has signed illustrator David Tazzyman to its list for his debut middle-grade fiction series and a new picture book. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Boris Johnson joins schoolchildren for Downing Street World Book Day celebration

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World Book Day 2020: Duchess of Cornwall, Cowell and O'Leary lead celebrations

The Duchess of Cornwall, Dermot O'Leary and Cressida Cowell will lead celebrations for World Book Day 2020 today (Thursday 5th March). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Prince Charles kicks off National Poetry Day celebrations

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Price joins The Roald Dahl Story Company

The Roald Dahl Story Company has hired Katie Price, currently director of licensing at Hachette Children’s Group, as its new head of books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH launches three-day festival to celebrate Obama at the O2

Penguin Random House is partnering with the Black Girl Festival to create a free three-day event at Canada Water Library celebrating Michelle Obama’s memoir Becoming (Viking). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Trade celebrates International Women’s Day

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