World Book Day 2020 continues to promote reading for pleasure and sharing stories. The campaign for 2020, focuses around an ambitious plan to Share A Million Stories. Fifteen new £1 books launch for World Book Day 2020.
Writers producing special edition books for World Book Day 2020 include:
- Matt Haig, author of Evie in the Jungle
- Onjali Rauf, author of The Day We Met the Queen
- Matthew Syed, author of My Awesome Guide to Getting Good At Stuff
- Robin Stevens, author of The Case of the Drowned Pearl
During a launch event panel discussion, Matt Haig said, “I’m a massive advocate of reading for pleasure. The fact that it’s just there at the centre of the universe is just brilliant.” While Robin Stevens added, “This list is so interesting and diverse and I know kids will find a book they really love.”
World book day falls on Thursday, 5 March.