#ReadHappy: Pharrell Gives 50,000 Books to Children in Need

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For every tweet that is posted using the hashtag #ReadHappy, Penguin and Pharrell will donate a book to a child in need.

Taylor Lewis Sep, 30, 2015

Pharrell Williams is on a mission to make sure that all children have access to the joy of reading.

The “Happy” singer is teaming up with Penguin Young Readers for a new “Happy” campaign, which aims to donate 50,000 books to kids from low-income homes, reports Billboard.

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“Every child on this planet deserves to experience the joy of reading,” said Williams, who just penned a book a children’s book called Happy that is available next week.

Social media users can join in on the campaign using the hashtag #ReadHappy. For every post that is shared, Penguin will make a book donation.

Happy reading! 


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