Tagged: World Book Day

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

The Bookseller and WBD launch bookshop competition

The Bookseller is teaming up with World Book Day to launch a competition for bookshops. Read more

Welsh language children's books sold for £1 to mark World Book Day

Two children’s books published in Welsh are being sold for just £1 to mark this year’s World Book Day. Read more

Cressida Cowell backs call to share a story for World Book Day

Author Cressida Cowell is backing Book Aid International calls for schools to share a story and change a life on World Book Day. Read more

Pictures of the year

Our 2018 pictures round-up features a young Audrey Hepburn, the Slumflower, the London Review Bookshop's 15th birthday, a tiger and a Donald Trump protest. Read more

World Book Day announces 2019 tour line-up

Holly Smale, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, Tom Fletcher and Onjali Q. Raúf are among the line-up for next year’s World Book Day live tour, which has been organised around... Read more

Blackman and Elphinstone pen WBD 2019 titles

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

BA's Bottomley urges parliamentarians to support 'heroic' bookshops

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

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