Penguin Random House Donates 750,000 Books To First Book, Fueling Efforts To Support Children In Need Affected By The Coronavirus

Penguin Random House, as part of READ TOGETHER, BE TOGETHER (#ReadTogetherBeTogether), a movement launched by the U.S. children’s divisions of Penguin Random House, Penguin Young Readers and Random House Children’s Books, in partnership with Meredith Corporation’s PARENTS, has donated 750,000 books to First Book, a nonprofit social enterprise dedicated to equal access to quality education. The donation was made to meet the urgent need expressed by educators coping with school closures as a result of COVID-19. More than 6,000 educators in the First Book Network, who are still working to…

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J. Walter Thompson London and Rachel Pashley sign book deal with Virgin Books to publish The New Female Tribes

Rachel Pashley, Global Planning Director at J. Walter Thompson London and Head of Female Tribes Consulting, has signed a deal with Virgin Books at Penguin Random House to publish a book based on the agency’s Female Tribes initiative. Called The New Female Tribes, the book will be published in July 2018 to coincide with the centenary of the first women’s vote. UK and Commonwealth rights (excluding Canada) were acquired from Sarah Such at Sarah Such Literary Agency. The New Female Tribes is a major book exploding female stereotypes making the…

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