Taking time to honor progress–and point to the need for more–England’s BookTrust reflects on diversity’s place in kids’ reading.
The New Media Writing Prize is in its 13th year at Bournemouth University, and is open now for entries in digital, interactive works.
The British charity BookTrust refreshed its Bookstart Baby Bag program which donates new board books to families with babies.
While Nielsen says reading declined ‘slightly’ in the pandemic year, the UK’s World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters.
The ‘Renew the Book’ Innovation Award is intended to support Dutch startups and organizations that promote reading.
From Sweden, Denmark, the UK, Australia, the USA, the Netherlands, and Norway, today’s titles include children’s books and an LGBT graphic novel.
With 162 nominations, the library-based CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway programs are operating on diversity guidance from a survey of past selections.
With Brexit looming larger as the UK’s new government takes charge, the publishing industry steps up its drive to drop the VAT on ebooks and digital content
The Jamaican-English poet Raymond Antrobus and ‘Elmer the Patchwork Elephant’ illustrator David McKee are recognized this year by the London Book Fair.