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 plans outreach with book club and library collaboration

​A new monthly book club and greater outreach to public and school libraries are among the World Book Day plans for 2021, the charity’s c.e.o. has... Read more

World Book Day smashes Share a Million Stories target

World Book Day smashed its Share a Million Stories target within 24 hours of the event, with 1,066,691 stories shared by Friday 6th March. Read more

World Book Day 2020: Duchess of Cornwall, Cowell and O'Leary to lead celebrations

The Duchess of Cornwall, Dermot O'Leary and Cressida Cowell will lead celebrations for World Book Day 2020 today (Thursday 5th March). Read more

Boris Johnson joins schoolchildren for Downing Street World Book Day celebration

Prime Minister Boris Johnson took time out to celebrate World Book Day at 10 Downing Street with Waterstone’s Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell and children from... Read more

Wimbledon BookFest cancels World Book Day event over local coronavirus case

Wimbledon BookFest has been forced to cancel its World Book Day event featuring authors Sita Brachmachari, Konnie Huq and Karyn Parsons, because of a local coronavirus case. ... Read more

Beano launches special comic for World Book Day

Beano is today (Wednesday 26th February) launching a special comic in support of World Book Day (WBD) (March 5th) with a free £1 WBD token.... Read more

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