Tagged: Kirsten Grant

Grant to step down as World Book Day director

Kirsten Grant is stepping down as director of World Book Day after almost a decade at the helm.  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

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

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

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

Green and Hardinge lead WBD YA selection

World Book Day has revealed its YA book titles for 2018, including novels by John Green, Frances Hardinge and Benjamin Zephaniah. Read more

World Book Day unveils 20th anniversary plans

World Book Day is introducing a raft of new projects to mark its 20th anniversary on Thursday 2nd March. Booksellers are also gearing up to... Read more

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