Junor to write William biography for Hodder

<p>Bestselling royal biographer Penny Junor will be penning<em> Prince William: The People&#39;s Prince</em> for Hodder &amp; Stoughton. Hodder&#39;s director of non-fiction Rowena Webb and senior editor Fenella Bates acquired world rights in the title through agent Jane Turnbell.</p><p>The book will look at the Prince&#39;s life story, and will be published after his wedding to Kate Middleton next year as it will include details and photographs of the ceremony.</p><p>Webb said: &quot;Penny Junor is in a unique position to write this biography&mdash;not just because of her well-known skills as a biographer but because of her deep knowledge and highly successful books about both of William&#39;s parents too. This book will be head and shoulders above the others.&quot;<br /><br />Turnbell said: &quot;Hodder have made a major acquisition brilliantly and swiftly. Penny Junor has been writing about the royal family for many years and all her books have been international bestsellers. The People&#39;s Prince will be the book that will be read when all the souvenir supplements have gone into the recycling!&quot;<br /><br />It will be published in royal format, priced &pound;18.99.</p>