The Book People donates £13,000 to RNIB

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has created four talking books for blind and partially sighted children thanks to a £13,000 donation from The Book People. The Book People donated the money to the RNIB Read campaign, which is aimed at making reading more accessible for blind and partially sighted people. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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Penguin Random House US will donate up to 300,000 more children’s books to First Book, the literacy charity, on behalf of former US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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After 4,000 miles and 5,000 book giveaways, Poetry to the People is back home.

On June 28, the Poetry to the People tour wrapped up its 4,000 mile round-trip journey from Brooklyn to New Orleans and back. It was exhausting and exhilarating. There’s nothing like putting a free book into the hands of someone who will obviously love it. The enthusiasm for story was palpable... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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World Book Night Is Tonight, Free Books for 500,000 People

The United States celebrated World Book Night on April 23, which meant that over 25,000 volunteers throughout the country handed out half a million free books to promote reading. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Online retailer Books2Door donates 1,000 books to Afghan child refugees

Online children’s retailer Books2Door has donated more than 1,000 books to child refugees from Afghanistan who have recently arrived in Leicester.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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UK publishers donate 10,000 books to restock Mosul library after ISIS attack

UK publishers have donated more than 10,000 books through Book Aid International to the University of Mosul Library since it was destroyed by an ISIS attack. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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NLT and Rebellion donate 5,000 Roy of The Rovers books

Roy of the Rovers publisher Rebellion and the National Literacy Trust have teamed up to give away 5,000 copies of Roy of the Rovers: Foul Play and run an online football quiz for 15,000 children.  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

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Konnie Huq delivers free eco lesson as Piccadilly Press donates 8,000 books

Bonnier Books UK and Konnie Huq have teamed up with the National Literacy Trust to deliver a lockdown eco lesson on the Daily Mail website Mail+, with 8,000 copies of the author's latest book set to be donated to children in Bradford. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins donates 50,000 books to Covid-19 support projects

HarperCollins is donating 50,000 books to organisations supporting families during the Covid-19 crisis, including titles by Michael Morpurgo, Ant Middleton and David Walliams. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DK donates 1,000 books to Manchester United Foundation

DK has donated 1,000 copies of Life Cycles to youth education charity the Manchester United Foundation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation

Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book. The post PRH Uses UK Designer for Holiday Campaign, Adds 300,000 Books to Donation appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Tomlinson to retire after 13 years at The Book People

Karen Tomlinson, head of adult books at The Book People, will retire in September after 13 years with the company.    Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Book Aid International given £500,000 by People's Postcode Lottery

Book Aid International has been given a £500,000 donation from a grant-giving trust funded by People’s Postcode Lottery players. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Kalimat Foundation Donates 2,000 Books to Italian Libraries

Kalimat Foundation has donated 2,000 Arabic-language children's and young adult books to 11 Italian libraries for Arab immigrant and refugee children. The post Kalimat Foundation Donates 2,000 Books to Italian Libraries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Scribe donates 1,000 of Fried's book to mark Holocaust

Scribe is donating 1,000 copies of the new title Questions I Am Asked About The Holocaust by Hédi Fried to UK schools and libraries in honour of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Charity children’s book raises £13,000 for Cameroon

A children’s book featuring stories by authors such as Gill Lewis, Piers Toray and Abi Elphinstone has raised more than £13,000 for a charity project in Cameroon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Chronicle Donates 10,000 Books in Record Time

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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 Children’s Book Deals for July 13, 2022

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