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.
Malorie Blackman, Alex T Smith, Abi Elphinstone and Sibéal Pounder are amongst the authors behind next year’s expanded line-up of £1 World Book Day (WBD)... Read more
Booksellers Association president Nic Bottomley yesterday urged parliamentarians to support its representations to government to give "heroic" bookshops the same business rate exemptions as pubs in recognition of... Read more
This week's pictures round-up features Pages of Hackney, Go Ape, Malala Yousafzai and BOLD GIRLS. Read more
Tom Fletcher and Shane Devries’s World Book Day title Brain Freeze (Puffin) has nipped into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, leapfrogging three-week... Read more
World Book Day organisers have said all events for the Biggest Book Show on Earth tour will go ahead despite the snow, although some authors... Read more
Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (Harper) held onto the UK Official Top 50 number one spot for the third week on the trot, squeaking... Read more
Channel 5’s Milkshake! team is celebrating World Book Day by reading 10 picture books after striking a partnership with BookTrust.