Having distributed more than 400,000 children’s books last year, the PRH-Kellogg’s partnership, Feeding Reading, is back this year with 125 titles on offer.
Following meetings with government, educational, and cultural leadership, Spain’s publishers’ federation plans to invigorate reading domestically and promote Spanish literature internationally.
Urging young readers to contribute to their communities, Dav Pilkey’s ‘Do Good Tour’ will open in August with stops in the States, Asia and India.
Warsaw Book Fair and other literature festivals in Poland enjoy fashionable appeal among the 40% of Poles that surveys indicate are regularly reading.
More children are seen by Scholastic’s researchers as reading ‘zero books’ during the summer, and many parents don’t grasp the ‘summer slide’ problem.
The challenge of building young readers in Kenya is being addressed by Kytabu, a platform not just for students but also for parents and ‘super schools.’
Reading in Russia, says publisher Boris Kuznetsov, is ‘a fashionable and intellectual trend’ for a new generation of consumers—who may be watching Netflix.
Begun in January of 2017, the National Book Foundation’s ‘Book Rich Environments’ program and its partners distribute free books for young readers.
The Readmagine event in Madrid this June includes the International Digital Distributors Meeting and discussions on ebooks, AI, and other tech topics.
The 2019 Sheikh Zayed Book Award winner in Children’s Literature counsels the publishing industry to stop ‘riding the wave’ of typical entertainment and promote issue-based reality in young people’s books.