Author Annabel Leventon (centre) launched her title The Real Rock Follies: The Great Girl Band Rip-off of 1976 (NW1 Books) on Thursday 28th September, with guests including Joanna Lumley and Derek Jacobi. The launch took place in the cabaret theatre at Brasserie Zedel in Piccadilly, where Leventon has performed in the past.
How to Be a Scientist (DK) by Steve Mould won the marketing and publicity competition at The Bookseller Children's Conference 2017 on Tuesday 26th September at London's Milton Court. DK's senior press officer Frances Gizauskas and senior marketing manager Claire Morrison spoke to The Bookseller's Miriam Robinson about their campaign on stage at the conference.
On Tuesday 26th September the team at Laurence King Publishing hosted a Macmillan Coffee Morning to help raise funds for the charity.
Kate DiCamillo (right) took part in an event at Kensington High St on Monday 25th September with Lauren Child (left) and Katherine Woodfine (centre). DiCamillo was on tour promoting the paperback release of Ramie Nightingale (Walker) and the forthcoming publication of her new picture book La La La (Walker).
Dermot O’Leary (centre) celebrated the launch of his children’s book Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape (Hachette) with friends and family at ZSL London Zoo’s Reptile House on Sunday 24th September.
(L-R) Santa Montefiore, Simon Sebag Montefiore and Kate Hindley are pictured alongside a London black cab branded to celebrate the publication of their latest title, The Royal Rabbits of London: Escape from the Tower (S&S Children’s). (Credit: Rolf Marriott)
A memorial was held on Thursday 21st September for Irish author William Trevor, hosted at the Irish Embassy by the new Ambassador to London, Adrian O’Neill (centre). O’Neill is pictured alongside Trevor’s widow Jane, his two sons Dominic and Patrick Cox and their families.
Pimpernel Press launched Head Gardeners at the Kew Bookshop on Thursday 21st September. (Credit: Janie Airey)