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

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

World Book Day in pictures

Our pictures round-up of this year's World Book Day features a miniature Lego hotdog, an oompa loompa, the European Space Agency, 10 Downing Street and a bright yellow... Read more

Peake, May and Duchess of Cornwall lead World Book Day celebrations

Downing Street has welcomed 30 schoolchildren to share a story to celebrate World Book Day, whilst astronaut Tim Peake is marking the day with a video... Read more

NLT report reveals decline in children reading for pleasure

The number of children and young people who read every day and the percentage of those who read for pleasure have declined, according to research... Read more

Duchess of Cornwall and Tim Peake to champion World Book Day

The Duchess of Cornwall, astronaut Tim Peake, singer Gary Barlow and Strictly Come Dancing star Anton du Beke have signed up to champion World Book... Read more

PRH, HarperCollins and Hachette sign up to WBD pledge

Publishers including Penguin Random House, Hachette, HarperCollins and Pan Macmillan will encourage their staff to go out and share stories with their local communities to... Read more

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