The United Kingdom’s Book Aid International has made donations of more than 160,000 books in nine countries to refugee youngsters.
The book charity provides close to 10,000 copies of ‘Planet Earth II’ to the Nkhotakotar reserve’s ‘Reading Around the Reserve’ program.
Using all voice commands, the RealSAM system for sight-impaired users becomes a new home of the UK charity Calibre Audio’s audiobooks.
While Nielsen says reading declined ‘slightly’ in the pandemic year, the UK’s World Book Day emphasis is on family reading with youngsters.
Solar lamps as well as hundreds of thousands of books were in play in 2020 for Book Aid International’s logistics team and donor-publishers.
The Calibre Audio charity for readers who have print disabilities is hoping to add 48 new audiobooks to its library this holiday season.
The charity last year was at work in 23 refugee camps, 38 prison libraries, 1,567 schools, 635 public libraries, and more.
Armed with new and disturbing survey information about youth reading from the National Literary Trust, this year’s UK World Book Day hands out book tokens.
Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book.
The short film ”Reading Where the Wild Things Are in The Great Rift Valley’ was released last October and has been singled out by London’s EVCOM awards.