Rosen, Zephaniah, Gavin and Syal become Tamarind patrons

Writers Michael Rosen, Benjamin Zephaniah and Jamila Gavin, and actress and writer Meera Syal,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-12-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Rosen to tell his Covid story in picture book form for Walker

Walker Books is to publish Sticky McStickstick, a new personal memoir picture book from Michael Rosen, illustrated by Tony Ross, exploring Rosen's personal experience of illness and recovery from Covid-19.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-12 15:54:55 UTC ]
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Sphere to republish 'patron saint of conservation' Sir Peter Scott

Sphere is republishing A Life in Nature –a portrait of Sir Peter Scott it originally published under the title Happy the Man in 1967–after securing rights from the late conservationist and artist's estate. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-05 05:27:58 UTC ]
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Okayama City libraries let patrons sterilize their books with the power of UV light.

Another win for technology! Library users in Okayama City are able to check out library books without fear of illness, thanks to a high-tech ultraviolet light sterilizer that cleans books thoroughly. The sterilizer also blows air on the books to clear off potential dust. Said one library-goer,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-08 16:44:03 UTC ]
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Atlantic lands Gavin Barwell's Downing Street insight

Atlantic Books is to publish Chief of Staff: My Time as the Prime Minister’s Right-Hand Man by Gavin Barwell next year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-26 01:35:29 UTC ]
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Rosen shares coronavirus ordeal in book for Ebury Press

Ebury Press has acquired a new book from Michael Rosen, exploring his hospitalisation with coronavirus and subsequent recovery, including extracts from the ward diary kept by nurses who cared for him. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-16 08:28:33 UTC ]
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Rosen delivers new book to Andersen weeks after release from hospital

Michael Rosen is publishing a new short and funny fiction book with Andersen Press, to be illustrated by Tony Ross, called Rigatoni The Pasta Cat. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-10 22:39:01 UTC ]
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Rosen and Blake team up for poems on migration

Michael Rosen and Sir Quentin Blake have teamed up for a collection of poems about migration and displacement, to be published by Walker Books. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-06 11:53:23 UTC ]
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Rosen out of intensive care after 47 days

Author Michael Rosen has been moved out of intensive care, his family has reported. The children’s writer has spent 47 days in hospital after exhibiting symptoms of Covid-19. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-25 14:30:05 UTC ]
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Scholastic UK acquires 'heart-stopping' Windrush story by Zephaniah

Scholastic UK is to publish Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah as part of its Voices series.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-28 09:03:54 UTC ]
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Sethi seeks sponsors and patrons for 'storytelling centre' in inner-city Manchester

Journalist and activist Anita Sethi is founding the I Belong Here foundation to help marginalised groups find a voice through writing—including proposing a ‘Ministry of Stories’-inspired "house of stories of the North" in her old childhood home in inner-city Manchester. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-05 18:15:38 UTC ]
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Walker to publish Michael Rosen's family tale of the Second World War

Walker Books will publish Michael Rosen’s The Missing; The True Story of my Family in World War Two in January 2020. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 17:56:29 UTC ]
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Rosen calls for libraries in schools to be made compulsory

Children's novelist Michael Rosen has written an open letter calling for libraries to be made compulsory in schools, backed by ringfenced government money to support libraries and the training of librarians. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-22 10:47:59 UTC ]
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Closing of Pacific Standard and Topic Shows Perils of Depending on a Rich Patron

With the loss of the two award-winning publications, digital media got a little less brainy in the summer of ’19. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-08-17 18:10:31 UTC ]
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Time Taps ALM’s Dana Rosen as Chief Legal Officer | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_162887" align="alignright" width="150"] Dana Rosen[/caption] Time named Dana Rosen as its new chief legal officer, effective July 29.  As CLO—which CEO and editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal identified in a statement as a top priority position to fill since the magazine... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

[ Folio Magazine | 2019-07-25 18:40:50 UTC ]
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Canadian Study: Library Patrons Tell Researchers They Buy More Books

New BookNet Canada research indicates that consumers who borrow books from libraries also purchase more books per month than those who don't use libraries. The post Canadian Study: Library Patrons Tell Researchers They Buy More Books appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-05-29 03:14:45 UTC ]
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Rosen, Cowell and Baddiel join Hay Festival schools programme

Michael Rosen, Cressida Cowell and David Baddiel are among the children’s writers taking part in Hay Festival’s 2019 schools programme.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-03-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fagan selected as 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow

Scotland-based writer Jenni Fagan has been selected as the 2019 Dr Gavin Wallace Fellow, supported by the National Lottery through Creative Scotland. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Gov. Gavin Newsom's Facebook ads in swing states stir 2020 speculation

Political ads featuring California Gov. Gavin Newsom are popping up on Facebook in Ohio, Florida and other swing states in the 2020 presidential election, stirring speculation about whether the Democrat is testing the waters for a potential White House run. Newsom, who was sworn into office less... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stormzy's #Merky Books launches with Blackman and Zephaniah

Around 2,000 people joined Stormzy to celebrate the launch of his new Penguin Random House imprint #Merky Books, with poet and performer Benjamin Zephaniah, author Malorie Blackman and rapper Akala also featuring at the sold-out event. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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