Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

From book launches on boats (two) to a government minister visiting a London library, via a celebratory soiree, here are the pictures of the week.


Author and illustrator Fred Blunt (centre) celebrates the launch of his first picture book, Captain Falsebeard in a Very Fishy Tale (Puffin), with Vicki Willden-Lebrecht of The Bright Agency (centre left); the Puffin team (back left); fellow authors and illustrators (from left) Benji Davies, Ben Mantle, Yasmeen Ismail, and Mark Chambers (front centre); and young superfans aboard the Golden Hind, Clink Street, London, on 20th July.


Culture Minister Ed Vaizey (seated, far right) at Nunhead Library, Southwark, London, on 22nd July for the launch of a new BT and Barclays initiative to bring free wi-fi and hands-on digital support to the community.


Pan Macmillan held a party at RIBA, central London, on 22nd July to celebrate the company winning Publisher of the Year at the Bookseller Industry Awards 2015. Pictured on the far right is Pan Macmillan m.d. Anthony Forbes Watson.


Sweet treats at the launch of Everything Sweet (Square Peg) by the Meringue Girls on 23rd July on Woods’ Silver Fleet at the Savoy Pier, London.


The Bookseller's Charlotte Eyre and Anna James man the busy YA Book Prize stand on 18th July at the second Young Adult Literature Convention, held in London Olympia.


Adam Freudenheim, publisher and m.d. of Pushkin Press, at the Pushkin pop-up shop at Picturehouse Central in London on 21st July.


Author Janie Millman with CookieMonStar at Goldsboro Books on 23rd July for the launch of Millman’s Life’s A Drag (Accent Press).