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

Bloomsbury launches Book House platform

Bloomsbury has launched a platform to make it easier to purchase books from its popular categories. The move comes as the publisher reveals a shift... Read more

Duchess of Cornwall, Kay and O'Leary help celebrate World Book Day

The organisers of World Book Day have launched an all-day programme of free digital events to celebrate today (4th March), including guest appearances from the... Read more

NLT and Premier League give away 25,000 books for World Book Day

The National Literacy Trust and the Premier League are teaming up to distribute nearly 25,000 books to five to 11-year-olds from disadvantaged backgrounds this World... Read more

Lockdown shifts in children's reading explored by WBD

Statistics suggest that while at the start of the pandemic many children and parents embraced books, reading has now reduced in 2021, while access remains... Read more

Online readings rolled out for World Book Day

The organisers of World Book Day are to roll out an online programme of events, including YouTube readings featuring World Book Day authors, to celebrate... Read more

World Book Day forges ahead in lockdown

World Book Day celebrations will continue to go ahead on Thursday 4th March despite lockdown restrictions, with a range of new measures in place, the charity... Read more

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