Hachette Children’s Group is on a mission to get more children reading—c.e.o. Hilary Murray Hill explains why.
Award winning children’s author Ali Sparkes reflects on ten years of World Book Day.
Fiona Noble says celebrity and branded books can play a positive role in World Book Day, but publishing needs to invest in career authors.... Read more
World Book Day director Kirsten Grant says it is imperative the organisation represents its audience in its books and activity.
Booka Bookshop in Oswestry, The Bookshop Bridport and Woodbine Books have won this year’s World Book Day bookshop competition.
Our pictures round-up of this year's World Book Day features a miniature Lego hotdog, an oompa loompa, the European Space Agency, 10 Downing Street and a bright yellow... Read more
Downing Street has welcomed 30 schoolchildren to share a story to celebrate World Book Day, whilst astronaut Tim Peake is marking the day with a video... Read more
The number of children and young people who read every day and the percentage of those who read for pleasure have declined, according to research... Read more
The Duchess of Cornwall, astronaut Tim Peake, singer Gary Barlow and Strictly Come Dancing star Anton du Beke have signed up to champion World Book... Read more
Publishers including Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan will encourage their staff to go out and share stories with their local communities to... Read more