Fri, 24/05/2013 - 11:21
Piccadilly Press has won a hotly contested UK auction for Holly Goldberg Sloan’s new novel, Counting by 7s.
Publisher Brenda Gardner bought UK and Commonwealth rights from Donne Forrest atPenguin US in the title, winning a three-way auction for the 10+ book. Gardner plans to publish the “immensely heartwarming...
Fri, 01/02/2013 - 14:11
Bonnier-owned Templar Publishing has bought fellow children's publisher Piccadilly Press, with founder Brenda Gardner to remain as publisher.
Piccadilly Press, which has more than 200 titles in print, will continue to publish under its own imprint, with Gardner to report to Templar m.d. Mike McGrath. However, Piccadilly Press will...
Tue, 02/10/2012 - 08:45
Piccadilly Press is claiming to be the first publisher to have harnessed the 50 Shades-generated appetite for raunchier reads for a younger market, having acquired a passionate romance for a YA readership.
Managing director Brenda Gardner bought world rights in Irresistible directly from author Liz Bankes, having...
Tue, 08/05/2012 - 08:30
Piccadilly Press is launching an advertising campaign in the changing rooms of high-street fashion chain, New Look.
Holly Goldberg Sloan's I'll Be There will be promoted in New Look stores in cities such as Birmingham, Cambridge and Nottingham with a poster featuring a QR code to download the book's first chapter...
Mon, 09/01/2012 - 08:00
Piccadilly Press has acquired a new title in the Alien Schoolboy series by author Ros Asquith.
Piccadilly Press m.d. Brenda Gardner bought world rights in An Alien Schoolboy's Guide to Earth from Jodie Marsh at United Agents, with plans to publish in autumn 2012.
In the book, which follows on from...
Thu, 03/07/2008 - 11:13
Having been made redundant “once too often”, Brenda Gardner decided it was time to set up her own children’s publishing company. She turned down her next job offer and, advised by Klaus Flugge at Andersen Press, found an accounting book and a solicitor and launched Piccadilly Press.
It was 1983, when coedition picture...