World Book and Copyright
Day is on the 23rd of April year. It is also called International Day of
the Book or World Book Days. UNESCO it in 1995 to promote reading,
publishing and to raise awareness of and protect copyright. There are several
theories to explain why it on April 23. One is because William
Shakespeare was and died on this day. Another is because of a festival
held 1923 in Spain to honor the death of Spanish writer Cervantes. Part
of Spain’s festivities include a two-day ‘readathon’ of Cervantes’ book Don
Quixote. UNESCO to encourage young people in particular to discover the
unique pleasures of and respect the authors who have helped shape and
change our world.
World Book Day UK in
1998. Then Prime Minster Tony Blair several million schoolchildren a
special £1 World Book Day token they could use to buy any book in any
in the UK. What in your country on World Book Day? What do you think
should happen? It’s fantastic that we have a day to celebrate books and
authors. They have certainly enriched our , from childhood to the day we
can no longer read. People say that everyone has a book in them. What would you
like to write a book about? Most authors who their first book do so
thinking no one ever read it. Many publishers were not in J.K.
Rowling’s first story about a boy called Harry Potter. Didn’t he famous?