Guinness World Records – Most Books Toppled

On March 5, 2015, in honour of World Book Day, a Guinness World Record was achieved by United Biscuits in Berkshire, UK for most books toppled in domino fashion. Impressively, United Biscuits beat the record on their first attempt – 5318 books toppled in 2 minutes and 27 seconds surpassing the previous record of 4988 books toppled last year in Poland. Check out the amazing video below and follow Guinness World Records twitter at http://twitter.com/gwr for more news.

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WIMPY KID BOOK 10 ANNOUNCEMENT

Exciting news! Abrams Books bestselling series The Diary of a Wimpy Kid BOOK 10 (9781419717017) will be published on November 3, 2015. It is one of the most anticipated books of the fall. Read USA TODAY’s coverage here – http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2015/03/26/book-buzz-exclusive-diary-of-a-wimpy-kid-jeff-kinney-november/25044197/. The final cover will be revealed on April 27 at 9:30 a.m. EST by Jeff Kinney with XM Sirius satellite radio’s kids’ host Absolutely Mindy and then will available on www.wimpykid.com.

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DIARY OF A WIMPY KID BOOK 10
9781419717017
$16.95 CDN
www.wimpykid.com

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2015 Carnegie Medal & Kate Greenaway Medal | SHORT LIST

The following Manda client publisher titles are now on the short lists for the 2015 Carnegie medal and Kate Greenaway (illustration) medal:

Carnegie Medal

Tinder by Sally Gardner (Orion, 9781780621494, HC, $15.99, available)

Tinder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge (Abrams, 9781419714801, HC, $19.95, May 2015)

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Kate Greenaway Medal

Tinder by Sally Gardner (Orion, 9781780621494, HC, $15.99, available)

Tinder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The full lists of short listed titles can be found at http://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/mar/17/carnegie-medal-and-kate-greenaway-2015-shortlists-announced?utm_source=Publishers+Weekly&utm_campaign=0674c7ca49-UA-15906914-1&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0bb2959cbb-0674c7ca49-304494945

The winners will be announced on June 22nd 2015.

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NEW IAN RANKIN BOOK – EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD

Ian Rankin Press March 2015The Orion Publishing Group has announced the welcome return of
John Rebus in Ian Rankin’s new novel EVEN DOGS IN THE WILD.
It is the twentieth book in the Rebus series and will be published in autumn 2015.

The series, which began in 1987, is one of crime fiction’s bestselling and most critically acclaimed collections. The first book KNOTS AND CROSSES is now in its fiftieth printing, a magnificent achievement and testament to the enduring appeal of Rebus and Rankin who have been topping the bestseller lists for nearly twenty years.

For more details visit http://www.ianrankin.net!

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