- Dr. Seuss Honored on World Book Day - Text + Audio + Video - 2 March 2017
"On Thursday, many people were remembering the American writer Theodore Seuss Geisel – better known as “Dr. Seuss.”
Geisel is one of the world’s most famous authors of books for children."
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops primary school book list - 24 July 2015
"The list of must-read novels has been selected by 500 teachers for the National Association for the Teaching of English and the TES magazine.
Roald Dahl's cautionary tale comes ahead of Goodnight Mister Tom.
"Fiction teaches children how to navigate the journey of life," says TES editor Ann Mroz."
- World Book Day or World Book and Copyright Day (also known as International Day of the Book or World Book Days)
"is a yearly event on 23 April, organized by UNESCO to promote reading, publishing and copyright. In the United Kingdom, the day is instead recognised on the first Thursday in March."
Council employs bouncer to protect library staff - 7 May 2010
"A council spent nearly £1,000 on a bouncer to protect staff at a library from ''unruly'' school children...
The library in King's Lynn was plagued by children ''running about screaming and shouting''...
The children terrorised and tormented two female librarians...
A council spokesman said the guard wore a white shirt, black trousers, black jacket and fluorescent armband. "
Dante to dialects: EU's online renaissance
"Site recording centuries of culture crashes with 10m hits an hour on launch day...
The EU yesterday launched the prototype of Europeana, its bold project to digitise millions of books, artworks, manuscripts, maps, objects and films from the most important libraries, museums and archives, and provide them free to download from one website."
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