Tagged: World Book Day

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features Pages of Hackney, Go Ape, Malala Yousafzai and BOLD GIRLS. Read more

Big freeze hits World Book Day, but 'Brain Freeze' tops chart

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

Snow blights World Book Day celebrations but tour goes ahead

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

Rampaging Oliphant: Honeyman chalks up third number one

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 to mark World Book Day

Channel 5’s Milkshake! team is celebrating World Book Day by reading 10 picture books after striking a partnership with BookTrust. Read more

Green and Hardinge lead WBD YA selection

World Book Day has revealed its YA book titles for 2018, including novels by John Green, Frances Hardinge and Benjamin Zephaniah. Read more

Pictures of the year

Our 2017 round-up features World Book Day, launch parties, Pride, a Guiness World Record and a Del-Boy lookalike.  Read more

Dominance of celebrity World Book Day titles slammed

Staff at Kenilworth Books are so “deeply concerned and disappointed about the dominance of ‘celebrity’ writers” on this year's list of World Book Day (WBD)... Read more

Celebrity authors join World Book Day party

Celebrity authors including “Great British Bake Off” champion Nadiya Hussain, broadcaster and writer Clare Balding OBE, musician and author Tom Fletcher and comedian Julian Clary,... Read more

World Book Day sales soar as report assesses engagement

Sales of World Book Day (WBD) titles soared by more than 50% in comparison to last year, with 469,274 copies in total shifted in the week... Read more

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