Fri, 06/06/2014 - 09:00
Oneworld is publishing a young readers edition of The Third Chimpanzee by Pulitzer Prize-winner Jared Diamond (September, £12.99).
Diamond, a professor of geography at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a MacArthur Fellow, published The Third Chimpanzee in 1991 to critical and commercial success. In...
Mon, 12/08/2013 - 14:28
The children's book centre Seven Stories has been voted best education project in the National Lottery Awards 2013.
The awards, given annually in categories including arts, education, environment, health and heritage...
Fri, 26/04/2013 - 09:56
The Books Are My Bag campaign has already seen thousands of bags ordered from independent booksellers as the deadline for orders fast approaches.
Seven Stories bookshop in Newcastle has ordered 1,000 bags, David’s Bookshop in Letchworth has ordered 800, Debbie James from the Bookshop, Kibworth, has ordered 500 and J&G Innes...
Wed, 23/01/2013 - 09:36
Seven Stories, the national centre for children's books, is making a final push to galvanise support against Newcastle city council's plans to cut all funding to the body by 2015/16, with authors and publishers adding their voices to the campaign.
Newcastle's proposed 100% cuts to local arts organisations would mean Seven...
Fri, 09/11/2012 - 15:10
The Seven Stories museum in Newcastle upon Tyne has changed its name to the National Centre for Children’s Books.
The move, approved by Arts Council England following a “rigorous assessment”, makes the institution the only place in North East to achieve the "National" title.
Seven Stories opened...
Mon, 24/10/2011 - 08:00
The Seven Stories Bookshop in Newcastle has launched a range of bespoke licensed products featuring Nick Sharratt's illustrations to tie in with a new Jacqueline Wilson exhibition that launched at the Seven Stories centre last weekend.
"Daydreams and Diaries: the Story of Jacqueline Wilson" features scenes from Wilson...
Fri, 17/06/2011 - 08:05
The Seven Stories centre for children's books in Newcastle is to benefit from a £750,000 endowment donated by the Enid Blyton Trust for Children, following a decision to close the Enid Blyton Trust and donate its funds to one organisation.
Seven Stories will use the funding to support its "learning and participation...
Sun, 19/12/2010 - 06:50
Rights deals have been signed in 18 territories for the memoir by Millennium author Stieg Larsson's partner, Eva Gabrielsson, ahead of any rights being snapped up in the UK.
French publisher Actes Sud is handling all deals, with foreign rights manager Elisabeth Beyer representing the title.
The French edition of Mill...