Thu, 21/02/2013 - 08:55
Ebury Press has acquired a title from the runner-up of last year's series of "The Great British Bake Off", James Morton.
Senior editor Sarah Lavelle bought world rights from Stuart Cooper at Metrostar in the book, Brilliant Bread. It will use step-by-step photos to guide the reader through the how-to of dough-...
Fri, 15/02/2013 - 12:11
Constable & Robinson has acquired a second cookery book from the 2011 winner of "The Great British Bake Off", Jo Wheatley.
Constable publishing director Andreas Campomar bought world rights from Fiona Lindsay at Limelight Celebrity Management for a five-figure sum in the title Home Baking.
Wed, 13/02/2013 - 12:00
Orion Children's Books has acquired a new title from one of 2012's "Great British Bake Off" contestants, Cathryn Dresser.
Commissioning editor Jenny Glencross bought world rights from Stuart Cooper at Metrostar Media in the title, Let's Bake. The book will be published in May 2014 as a full-colour...
Mon, 11/02/2013 - 11:25
Philip K Dick's Hugo Award-winning novel The Man in the High Castle is to be adapted for digital channel Syfy.
The novel will be adapted into a four-hour miniseries. Ridley Scott's Scott Free Productions will produce, alongside Headline Pictures, Electric Shepherd Productions and FremantleMedia International. "...
Thu, 07/02/2013 - 08:29
Coronet has acquired the TV tie-in book to comedy series "Bad Education".
Editorial director Charlotte Hardman bought British Commonwealth rights including Canada and exclusive Europe in a pre-empt deal with Luigi Bonomi of LBA on behalf of Shane Murphy at Tiger Aspect Productions.
The first series of the show, which...
Thu, 31/01/2013 - 13:00
Orion Children's Books has acquired a new series by TV presenter Holly Willoughby and her sister, Kelly Willoughby.
Publisher and m.d. for Orion Children's Books Fiona Kennedy bought world rights in the series, L'Etoile, School for Stars, from John Knight at James Grant Media.
The first book in the stage-school...
Wed, 23/01/2013 - 08:25
Weidenfeld & Nicolson and the Orion Publishing Group has acquired a new memoir by writer and television presenter Richard Hammond.
Publisher Alan Samson bought world rights from Luigi Bonomi at LBA in the title, On the Road: My Life in 20 Journeys, with plans to publish in September 2013.
The book is described by...
Thu, 17/01/2013 - 13:18
Canongate has bought a new book by TV presenter Karl Pilkington, with the title, The Moaning of Life, tying in to a five-part Sky 1 documentary out in the autumn.
Publisher Jamie Byng and senior editor Jenny Lord acquired world rights in the title from Tiffany Brown at John Noel Management, and will publish in September....
Tue, 15/01/2013 - 12:11
Mills & Boon has teamed up with ITV1’s “Lorraine” to find the next big name in “steamy fiction”.
The Racy Reads competition was launched yesterday (14th January) on the show. The entries will be judged by bestselling writer Jackie Collins and Mills & Boon author Victoria Fox.
Fri, 14/12/2012 - 12:13
Hodder & Stoughton has acquired a book by "The Only Way is Essex" reality star Lauren Goodger, entitled Secrets of an Essex Girl.
Commissioning editor Fenella Bates bought world rights in a deal with Max Clifford Associates, with plans to publish as a hardback and e-book at £16.99 on Valentine's Day...