Author Rachel Bright (centre) and illustrator Jim Field won the £5k Oscar’s Book Prize 2017 for The Koala Who Could (Orchard Books). The award was presented at The Ned on Monday 15th May. Guests included (from left) James Ashton, Claudia Winkleman, Princess Beatrice and Viveka Alvestrand.
Jarvis (centre back) is pictured alongside the Walker Books team at the V&A Illustration Awards, where he won for book illustration. The ceremony took place on Monday 15th May. (credit: Victoria and Albert Museum, London)
DK, the Royal Horticultural Society and Felicity Bryan Associates celebrated 30 years of DK RHS publishing on Tuesday 16th May at the The Ivy Chelsea Garden. Guests included (from left) Matt Rooke, Ian Hudson, Adam Hewson, Felicity Bryan, Rae Spencer Jones, Christopher Brickell, Chris Young, Mary-Clare Jerram and Alistair Griffiths.
On Tuesday 16th May, Head of Zeus hosted an evening at Waterstones Piccadilly called HoZFest, to celebrate their crime and thriller writers. Attendees included (from left) C.J. Box, Lesley Thomson, Adam LeBor, J.S. Monroe, Sarah Flint, Mark Oldfield, Anthony Cheetham, Stefan Ahnhem, Clare Carson and Anthony J Quinn.
Amelia Dalton launched her memoir Mistress & Commander (Sandstone Press) at Hatchard’s Piccadilly on Wednesday 17th May.
Kate Field (centre left) won the Romantic Novelists Association's Joan Hessayon Award 2017 on Thursday 18th May with The Magic of Ramblings (Accent Press). Field is pictured alongside (from left) incoming RNA chair Nicola Cornick, president Katie Fforde and incoming vice chair Alison May.