Shirley Hughes: I hope books survive, they are wonderful pieces of technology

Shirley Hughes, winner of the inaugural Book Trust lifetime achievement award, answers our questions about Dogger, Alfie and how come she waited until she was over 80 years old to write her first novel. We also got to meet the real DoggerFirst of all some exciting news… Shirley Hughes has won the inaugural Book Trust lifetime achievement award. And it couldn’t be more well deserved for the writer and illustrator of over 200 books. Shirley Hughes’ books have been part of our childhood and family life for more than five decades. Can you imagine a world without Alfie or Dogger? It’s almost unthinkable! So we were very excited when we got a chance to interview the author and illustrator who Philip Pullman describes as “a national treasure”, the one and only Shirley Hughes:Do you think of yourself more as an illustrator or a writer? Related: Shirley Hughes: 'learning to look at pictures is a skill' – video Related: How do I get involved in the Guardian children's books site? Continue reading... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

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Alex and Aki's Ideas in Food: A new book brings technological cuisine within reach of the everyday cook.

As you may have heard, the cookbook sensation of the season, if not the decade, is Modernist Cuisine, a six-volume magnum opus on contemporary cooking principles that will set you back roughly $500. Self-published by Nathan Myhrvold—the genius founder of Microsoft's research division,... Continue reading at Slate

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Lauren Graham’s Week: Background Binges and Books, Books, Books

The former “Gilmore Girls” star and best-selling author shares what she watched, read and listened to in a week. Continue reading at The New York Times

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National Book Tokens launches Hidden Book and Book Island Games

National Book Tokens has launched its annual festive campaign, with the return of its Hidden Book Game for a seventh year, and Book Island Game for children for a second year. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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London Book Fair 2014: Big Books, No Huge Book

While no single title has emerged as the hot book of this year’s London Book Fair, a number of titles were generating buzz as the trade show kicked off on Tuesday. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book Aid International Programming: Books for 56,000 African Students

The 'African Book Box' program from Book Aid International is delivering books to 76 schools in Uganda, Ghana, and Zimbabwe. The post Book Aid International Programming: Books for 56,000 African Students appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: August 6, 2022

The best YA deals of the day, sponsored by Macmillan's Happily Ever After newsletter. `Macmillan's Happily Ever After newsletter`https://bookriot.com/giveaways/win-200-to-the-ripped-bodice/`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/BR_rippedBodice200_300x250.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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How To Fake That You Read the Book Club Book

Follow my lead and no one will find out that you didn't read the book club book. Step one: praise the art of bookbinding. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Banners Don’t Know What a Book Ban Is

People trying to remove books from libraries insist it's not a book ban. Everyone wants to ban a book, but no one wants to be a book banner. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: July 30, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by Master of Iron by Tricia Levenseller.`Master of Iron by Tricia... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: July 23, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by Let's Play volume 2, published by Rocketship Entertainment. `Let's Play volume 2, published by Rocketship Entertainment`https://www.amazon.com/dp/1952126126/`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/LetsPlayV2_Cover-212x300.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s Children’s Book deals for July 20, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by Macmillan's Nightfire`Macmillan's Nightfire`https://bookriot.com/win-an-arc-of-what-moves-the-dead`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/MacmillanEAC_300x500-1-180x300.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: July 16, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by the audiobook of Wake the Bones by Elizabeth Kilcoyne. `the audiobook of Wake the Bones by Elizabeth Kilcoyne`https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250855992/wakethebones?utm_source=BookRiot+Hey+YA!+Deals`` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s Children’s Book Deals for July 13, 2022

Today’s edition of kids' book deals is sponsored by Kindle Kids`Kindle Kids`https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08WPB8PW9?ref=erd_mbckd_kdsum22_br_dade_x_714`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/7-13-KAAR-180x300.jpg.optimal.jpg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Billboards with Quotes From LGBTQ Books Placed in Book-Banning States

For Pride month, Penguin Random House installed billboard with quotes from LGBTQ books in areas where LGBTQ books are being banned. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: July 9, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by Kyra Leigh. `Kyra Leigh`https://www.getunderlined.com/books/669986/it-will-end-like-this-by-kyra-leigh/`https://bookriot.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/iweltcov-198x300.jpeg.optimal.jpeg` Continue reading at Book Riot

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Marcus Rashford Book Club to give away 50,000 books this summer

Initiative led by the footballer will distribute copies of his own children’s adventure book to young readers with little access to readingFootballer Marcus Rashford’s debut children’s book will be given to 50,000 children this summer as part of an initiative by his book club.The Marcus... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Book Riot’s YA Book Deals of the Day: July 2, 2022

The best YA book deals of the day, sponsored by Godslayers by Zoe Hana Mikuta. `Godslayers by Zoe Hana... Continue reading at Book Riot

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Book Club Books to Read This Summer and Fall

Looking for the best book club books for summer and fall 2022? This guide has something for every kind of book club. Continue reading at Book Riot

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