Thanks to National Book Tokens
Ltd, publishers and booksellers, more than 14 million book vouchers will be sent to children and young people - that's one for nearly every child aged under 18 in the country.
There's plenty to whet their appetite, for 13 million primary school children across the country will be receiving their pounds 1 book token
this week to mark the occasion.
In addition, as part of National Book Tokens
consumer PR campaign Global Reads and to highlight how books provide invaluable insights into new cultures and countries, well known people such as Gordon Brown, Alexander McCall Smith and Sophie Dahl will name their global themed favourite book.
Further details on the featured authors, downloadable book group toolkits, discussion topics, and the chance to win books and GBP100 worth of National Book Tokens
can be found at the dedicated Spread the Word: Books to Talk About website http://www.
The library is giving pounds 100 worth of book tokens
to children who took part in the library's reading carnival.
Digital cameras, book tokens
and boxes of crisps are up for grabs in our kids' Walkers Showcase pet art gallery contest.
She won PS40 of book tokens
and tickets to the festival.
Prizes of books and Scholastic book tokens
were on offer for the best entries and a staff prize was awarded for the best costume
by Miranda Hart National Book Tokens
Children's Book of the Year Ratburger by David Walliams WHSmith Food & Drink Book of the Year The Hairy Dieters by Si King & Dave Myers Audiobook of the Year The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year by Sue Townsend, read by Caroline Quentin Waterstones UK Author of the Year Bring Up The Bodies by Hilary Mantel Crime Book of the Year available on iBookstore A Wanted Man by Lee Child Google Play International Author of the Year The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey New Writer of the Year The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
A GROUP of creative writers have bagged themselves book tokens
after winning an annual competition.
Book store Waterstone's has kindly donated this year's prizes: pounds 100 in book tokens
for the winner and pounds 50 in book tokens
for the two runners-up.
The vouchers, available in pounds 5, pounds 10 and pounds 20 denominations, work like book tokens
and can be exchanged for tickets to see concerts and other events.
IF you fancy yourself as a budding writer, here's your chance to get into print, plus land yourself pounds 50 in book tokens
The month-long initiative was being launched today at Huyton library, where winners of this year's Summer Reading Challenge will be presented with book tokens
Winners were presented with book tokens
donated by Mansell.