Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Astronaut Tim Peake read Lost My Name's personalised book for children, The Incredible Intergalactic Journey Home, on board the International Space Station on Wednesday 2nd March in time for World Book Day. Lost My Name partnered with the Story Time From Space project to make the out-of-this-world reading happen.

Julian Clary reads from his new book The Bolds to The Rescue (Andersen Press) on the Emirates Air Line on Wednesday 2nd March. Picture: TfL

Pupils at Thirsk School & Sixth Form College in North Yorkshire attended a World Book Day book fair held by Sue Lake of White Rose BookCafe on Thursday 3rd March.

To celebrate World Book Day, TNT hired special drivers for one day only to deliver donations of books to primary schools in Yorkshire on Thursday 3rd March.

To celebrate World Book Day, Discover Children’s Story Centre in Stratford held an event with Chris Hoy and Jo Nadin, co-authors of Flying Fergus: The Best Birthday Bike (Piccadilly Press), and illustrator Clare Elsom on Thursday 3rd March.

The launch of Quentin Blake - In the Theatre of the Imagination at the House of Illustration in London on Wednesday 2nd March. (From left) Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury; Robin Baird-Smith, publisher at Bloomsbury; Blake; Ghislaine Kenyon, Quentin Blake - In the Theatre of the Imagination (Bloomsbury Continuum); and Richard Charkin, executive director of Bloomsbury.

Helen Babbs, author of Adrift (Icon Books), at the launch of her book at the Broadway Bookshop in London on Thursday 3rd March.