Saturday, July 12, 2014

Allan Ahlberg Says No To Booktrust Prize Sponsored By Amazon

Hmmm. Never heard that one before.
Panzer has more Amazon-Hachette dispute fallout news for you today. In a post by Paul St John Mackintosh TeleRead reports that children's author Allan Ahlberg has refused the Booktrust Lifetime Achievement Award.


Because Amazon sponsored the prize.


He doesn't like Amazon's multinational tax treatment of its earnings or its treatment of Hachette.

So ...

He said "No" to the award.

To read the full post, tootle over to Booktrust Prize

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