Tagged: World Book Day

Getting children reading

Hachette Children’s Group is on a mission to get more children reading—c.e.o. Hilary Murray Hill explains why. Read more

Calm down everybody - it’s just World Book Day!

Award winning children’s author Ali Sparkes reflects on ten years of World Book Day. Read more

Finding a balance on celebrity authors

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

Reading's the thing

World Book Day director Kirsten Grant says it is imperative the organisation represents its audience in its books and activity. Read more

World Book Day 2020 launches Share a Million Stories

World Book Day has launched Share a Million Stories, its initiative inviting mass participation from families, schools and nurseries, bookshops and libraries, challenging adults and... Read more

Pictures of the week

This week's pictures round-up features the World Book Day 2020 list reveal at #KidsConf19, Nicola Sturgeon at Bloody Scotland and publishers at the global climate... Read more

World Book Day appoints Cassie Chadderton as first chief executive

Cassie Chadderton, head of UK Theatre, has joined World Book Day as the organisation’s first chief executive. Read more

Grant hails ‘bigger and better’ World Book Day as outreach work pays dividends

With token redemptions up three per cent year on year and sales of the £1 books topping seven figures, World Book Day 2019 has been... Read more

Pictures of the week

A number of literary prizes were awarded this week, while independent bookshops across the country celebrated Independent Bookshop Week. Read more

Indie booksellers win WBD window display competition

Booka Bookshop in Oswestry, The Bookshop Bridport and Woodbine Books have won this year’s World Book Day bookshop competition. Read more

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