Tolkien and Dickens' grandsons join forces on audiobook

Michael G. R Tolkien, the eldest grandson of J. R. R. Tolkien, and Gerald Dickens, a great-grandson of Charles Dickens, have formed a "unique" collaboration to bring out an audiobook of the verse story WISH. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tolkien and Dickens' grandsons join forces on audiobook

Michael G. R Tolkien, the eldest grandson of J. R. R. Tolkien, and Gerald Dickens, a great-grandson of Charles Dickens, have formed a "unique" collaboration to bring out an audiobook of the verse story WISH. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Zonderkidz, Saddleback Church Join Forces for Storybook Bible

Working through the church’s Saddleback Kids program, the book is based on Saddleback’s Hey-O Kids Curriculum that includes animated videos created in-house. The church started making the cartoons in 2015 and their YouTube channel featuring Hey-O stories has since garnered some 225 million-plus... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Viola Davis joins EGOT club after her audiobook memoir nets Grammy win

Viola Davis won a Grammy Award Sunday for the recording of her memoir, Finding Me. She has previously won an Emmy, Oscar and two Tony awards. Continue reading at CBC

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University presses join forces for equality framework

The UK and Ireland’s major university presses have launched a new framework for collaboration, EvenUP, committed to inclusive practices.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Princeton University Press joins forces with de Rham for gravity exploration

Princeton University Press has acquired world English rights, including audio, to Claudia de Rham’s The Beauty of Falling. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-18 07:35:43 UTC ]
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James Patterson and Scholastic are joining forces to mitigate illiteracy.

In rather heartwarming news, bestselling novelist James Patterson is working with Scholastic Book Clubs to tackle literacy inequity. On Monday, Scholastic announced that Patterson had donated $1.5 million to help launch “The United States of Readers,” a classroom initiative created to address... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Regional Bookseller Associations Join Forces for Second Fall Conference

The New Atlantic and Southern Independent Booksellers Associations (NAIBA and SIBA) kicked off a combined virtual fall conference on September 27, marking the second year in a row that the two organizations have joined forces to offer educational programming, author readings, and editor buzz picks. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Black Spot joins forces with Black Crow PR

Independent publisher Black Spot Books has partnered with genre specialist PR and marketing agency Black Crow, as it announces its upcoming list.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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DK joins forces with learning company Mrs Wordsmith

DK has joined forces with Mrs Wordsmith, “the world's silliest learning company", on a range of curriculum-based publishing. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 07:16:14 UTC ]
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Calibre Audiobook Charity Joins the UK’s Big Give Holiday Challenge

The Calibre Audio charity for readers who have print disabilities is hoping to add 48 new audiobooks to its library this holiday season. The post Calibre Audiobook Charity Joins the UK’s Big Give Holiday Challenge appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-12-02 20:32:53 UTC ]
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Publishers join forces for children's Christmas present campaign

A group of publishers are donating thousands of books to The Childhood Trust’s campaign, to ensure disadvantaged children in London receive a present this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-29 18:36:18 UTC ]
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Audiobook Subscriptions: Audible and Podimo Join Storytel in Spain

Jumping from one to three major unlimited-subscription services for audio content, Spain's publishing market is growing fast. The post Audiobook Subscriptions: Audible and Podimo Join Storytel in Spain appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Two Indie Booksellers Associations Join Forces for Fall Conference

In lieu of in-person gatherings, the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance and the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association will host a combined virtual conference from September 21-25. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Walker Books and Girlguiding join forces to bring adventures into homes

This week Walker Books launched a family guide to adventure activities 100 Adventures to Have Before You Grow Up, the first children's book by author, adventurer and Girlguiding ambassador Anna McNuff.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-02 13:51:42 UTC ]
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Konnie Huq joins forces with NLT to support fun run

Children’s author and presenter Konnie Huq will support the National Literacy Trust’s Where’s Wally? fun run in spring 2020 in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-01-14 14:42:23 UTC ]
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PRH joins forces with Sandhurst to publish 'inspirational book of life lessons'

Penguin Random House has joined forces with Royal Military Academy Sandhurst to publish an "inspirational book of life lessons" this Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-13 12:52:30 UTC ]
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Harvard University Press and HarperCollins India join forces in South Asia

Harvard University Press and HarperCollins India have launched a new collaboration in South Asia today.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 05:45:01 UTC ]
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Candy Jar and Hoho join forces for Shane the Chef cookbook

Welsh indie Candy Jar has joined forces with Hoho Rights to publish a new children's cookbook to accompany the Channel 5 animated series "Shane the Chef".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-16 17:12:19 UTC ]
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Rebel Girls joins forces with International Rescue Committee

Rebel Girls has joined forces with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and will donate $100,000 to the organisation over the next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-15 15:28:50 UTC ]
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