The Sun and BookTrust in campaign to bring books to kids in lockdown

The Sun on Sunday and children's reading charity BookTrust are launching a new campaign, Books For Kids, asking readers to send in their old children’s books so they can be pulped and turned into new ones, "bringing the joy of reading to more families during lockdown". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 17:33:21 UTC ]
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BookTrust hands out 237,000 books during lockdown

Children's reading charity BookTrust says it has handed out more than 237,000 free books to help families hit by the Covid-19 lockdown. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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HarperCollins partners with The Sun in free books for schools campaign

HarperCollins and newspaper The Sun have partnered up to hand out two million free books to school children across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 18:36:19 UTC ]
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BookTrust to deliver 700,000 free books to schools as Time to Read campaign kicks off

BookTrust will deliver 700,000 free books to every school starter as part of the annual Time to Read campaign this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 12:05:14 UTC ]
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Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of Kids Can Press Book

Kids Can Press author Paulette Bourgeois and illustrator Josée Bisaillon have created a book for General Mills Canada's third annual educational campaign for ecological support. And bees may be among the beneficiaries. The post Canadian Honeybee Campaign Will Distribute 100,000 Free Copies of... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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CLPE and BookTrust to review BAME representation in kids' books

The Centre for Literacy in Primary Education is (CLPE) is teaming up with BookTrust to review ethnic representation in children’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Gaiman, Pullman support Cover Kids Books campaign

Neil Gaiman, Philip Pullman, Chris Riddell and Malorie Blackman are amongst more than 500 people who have signed an open letter calling for more children’s book coverage in newspapers. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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BookTrust launches Bath Book Bed campaign

Nearly 80% of parents say lack of sleep is the hardest part of raising a child, according to BookTrust, which has surveyed a thousand parents as part of its new Bath Book Bed campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sainsbury's Brings Beloved Kids' Character to Life -- and Tops U.K. Book Sales

This week saw an unexpected new title shoot to the top of the U.K's official book charts: "Mog's Christmas Calamity," by children's author Judith Kerr. Aged 92, Kerr has penned a new book featuring "Mog," a cat beloved to generations of British kids but what's really unusual is that she wrote... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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We’ve Got Your Kids Covered: 20 of the Best Kindle Books for Kids

We're bringing you the 20 best Kindle books for kids. All are either free for all or free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Continue reading at Book Riot

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New partnership between Oprah Winfrey and Apple brings Oprah's Book Club to Apple Books and Apple TV+

Oprah Winfrey has teamed up with Apple to launch her famous Oprah's Book Club in Apple Books. Her first selection is Ta-Nehisi Coates' The Water Dancer. As well as bringing her recommendations to the Apple Books app, Oprah also has a series starting on Apple TV+ in November. New episodes are... Continue reading at Betanews

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The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign

In a coordinated effort for the rest of the month, book charities Book Aid International and World Book Day are raising funds for the annual goal of a million donated books. The post The UK’s Book Aid International Opens ‘New Worlds Through Books’ Campaign appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books. A new children’s book has an unexpected author: a seventh-grader from rural India who, until earlier this year, hadn’t considered himself a storyteller. The book, now part of a project on... Continue reading at Fast Company

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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Kids' Books at Brooklyn Book Festival 2016: A Photo Essay

Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together in downtown Brooklyn on September 17 and 18 for the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Book ban campaigners deliver "hundreds of books" to MoJ

English PEN and the Howard League for Penal Reform today (11th December) delivered hundreds of books to the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to send on to prisoners. Authors Francesca Simon and Miranda France joined representatives of the charities, who wore Christmas-themed clothing and offered mince... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Campaign to stamp out 'books for boys,' 'books for girls' gains traction

A campaign titled Let Books Be Books has received the support of authors, a newspaper, and bookseller Waterstones, and the related petition has garnered more than 4,000 signatures. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Book the Writer service brings authors to book clubs – for a fee

While authors have appeared in person, via Skype or via telephone at book clubs before, Book the Writer has the clubs pay for the author's appearance. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Amazon Books’ Fantastical Campaign Aims to Inspire Reading in the Scrolling Era

Many people may have forgotten that before it became a tech and ecommerce behemoth, Amazon started as an online bookseller in 1994. Nearly three decades later, Amazon is celebrating the roots of its business with a major campaign for its books division. The goal of the campaign, titled "That... Continue reading at AdWeek

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