A report commissioned by the Publishers Association says that during the COVID-19 lockdown, UK children listened to audiobooks, arguing to end their VAT.
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 as New Delhi’s air quality improves during the nation’s lockdown, the National Book Trust is developing content responsive to the COVID-19 crisis.
On International Children’s Book Day, the new ‘Read the World’ program invites authors to share online readings of their works with children and families during the coronavirus lockdown.
Publisher Chiki Sarkar’s Juggernaut in New Delhi has partnered with Scroll.in to create an online festival in response to India’s stern nationwide lockdown.
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.
French-Canadian literature sees a larger-than-ever presence on the collective stands of ANEL’s Québec Édition, ahead of Frankfurt’s Guest of Honor Canada.
On World Read Aloud Day, literary charity LitWorld works with Scholastic and other global organizations to encourage individuals and communities improve literacy.
As online retailers captured some 70 percent of book sales in the Chinese market, researchers say 2019 saw a downturn of almost 7 percent in new titles.
Penguin Random House has a new UK-built D2C holiday gift selector, and ups its donation to longtime charity partner First Book.