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Tuesday, 10 April 2018

WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY


WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY
WORLD BOOK AND COPYRIGHT DAY

World book and copyright day is an event to observe the role of books and authors to our Global culture and the connection between copyright and books.
It's an annual event to promote reading, publishing and copyright.

WHEN IS WORLD BOOK DAY AND COPYRIGHT DAY

23rd April

WHY ON 23RD APRIL

In 1995 UNESCO decided to commemorate world book day and copyright day on 23rd April, as that date is also the death anniversary of William Shakespeare and Inca Garcilaso de la vega as well as the birth or death date of several other prominent authors.

HISTORY OF WORLD BOOK DAY

In ancient days our books were not look like the way that they do today. Ancient civilization invented writing systems thousands of years ago  and they used clay tablets.
Later Chinese were the first to make something that resembles today's book. That they use of numerous thick bamboo pages swen together.
And during mid 15th  century Johannes Gutenberg’s printing press brought books into industrial age making them readily available to anyone who wanted to read.

CELEBRATION

The best way to celebrate world book day is to find some time to do some reading.
Also on that day a range of activities are conducted to promote reading and the culture of aspect of books are held all over the world.

I am suggesting the best book to start your reading

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