A report commissioned by the Publishers Association says that during the COVID-19 lockdown, UK children listened to audiobooks, arguing to end their VAT.
This tranche of honors administered by the society is cast this year as having to do with literature challenging inequality and includes several programs with age restrictions on eligible writers.
A trilogy of picture books themed on the coronavirus pandemic has kicked off a new Turkish agency’s project-based approach to representing illustrators.
As much as 30 percent of typical annual reading gains may not be carried into schoolwork in the autumn, says an NWEA report, as the COVID-19 pandemic affects US education.
Even while working from home, the Kids Can Press children’s book team in Toronto will see a premiere today of a new film based on its CitizenKid series.
Hay Festival organizers in Wales are outspoken about the broad participation they’ve had in the digital iteration of their flagship event, while the Costa program has called for entries in its 49th edition.
Five of the Society of Authors-administered prize programs with a combined £100,000 at stake are to be awarded in digital programming next month.
The transfer of the 2020 Australian Book Industry Awards arrives as a slickly edited, expertly produced video evocation of the usual onstage event, full of personality and comedy.
‘We saw all bookstores closed’ in South Africa’s lockdown, says Brad Harris, children’s book publisher at Imagnary House.
The Bologna Children’s Book Fair drew twice as many visitors online than it draws in a real-life regular staging in northern Italy.