Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Authors Gill Hornby and Liz Fenwick at the Guildford Book Festival's Readers' Day on Saturday 17th October.


Storyteller Jo Clayton leads a children's adventure event based on the books of Tonke Dragt at the Dulwich Literary Festival on Saturday 17th October.


Author Michael Morpurgo takes the first trip in The Mainstreet Trading Company's new mobile bookshop to visit the Borders' Hawick High School on Tuesday 20th October.


The first cohort of students to study a module on the processes and philosophy of self-publishing as part of Kingston University’s MA Publishing with module leader Dr Alison Baverstock. Picture: © Ezzidin Alwan


Children enjoy the Michael Rosen Bear Hunt, Chocolate Cake and Bad Things exhibition at Discover Children's Story Centre in Stratford, east London, which opened on Monday 19th October. Picture: © Andrew Barker


A mother reads a Michael Rosen book to her child at the new exhibition. Picture: © Andrew Barker


A band of unruly Romans roam around Waterstones Piccadilly ahead of the launch of Mary Beard's SPQR (Profile Books) on Tuesday 20th October.


Mary Beard poses with a Roman soldier.


Ben Fergusson wins the Historical Writers’ Association 2015 Debut Crown Award with The Spring of Kasper Meier (Little, Brown) at the Old Swan Hotel, Harrogate at the opening night of the Harrogate History Festival on Thursday 22nd October. Picture: © Charlotte Graham


Mark Lawson presents historical fiction veteran Michael Morpurgo with the Harrogate History Festival Outstanding Contribution to Fiction Award on the same night. Picture: © Charlotte Graham


The Publishers Association's director for publisher relations Emma House, Corinne Butler, director of Literature at the British Council, Counsellor Shao Feng, Gavin Pilgrim, general manager of Hatchards Piccadilly, Medwyn Hughes, joint m.d. of Publishers Group UK, Guo Guang, president of China Youth Press International (CYPI), Jacks Thomas, director of London Book Fair, and Mr Gao, joint m.d. of CYPI, launch the London China Book Festival at Hatchards Piccadilly on Monday 19th October.