Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Malorie Blackman talks to Claire Armitstead on stage at Hay Festival on Thursday 2nd June. Picture: Chris Athanasiou

Blackman signs books at Hay Festival on Thursday 2nd June. Picture: Sam Hardwick

The YA Book Prize shortlisted authors sign books and meet fans at Hay Festival on Thursday 2nd June. Picture: Marsha Arnold

Michael Palin signs books on Thursday 2nd June at Hay Festival. Picture: Sam Hardwick

Samer Nashef on stage at Hay Festival on Thursday 2nd June. Picture: Sam Hardwick

Martha Kearney discusses her love affair with the Brontes at Hay Festival on Wednesday 1st June. Picture: Chris Athanasiou

Francesca Simon on stage at Hay Festival on Monday 30th May. Picture: Elisabeth Broekaert

YouTuber Caspar Lee launched his book Caspar Lee (Michael Joseph) on Tuesday 31st May Pergola on the Roof in London. He is pictured (centre) with Joe Sugg (left) and Conor Maynard (right).

(From left) Lee's editor Fenella Bates, Lee, Lee's mum and co-author Emily Riordan Lee, and Lee's manager Amy Bryant-Jeffries from Gleam Futures.

Lee (centre) with fellow YouTubers Jim Chapman (left) and Tanya Burr (right).

Chorleywood Bookshop hosted historian Tracy Borman at local Tudor Manor house, Chenies Manor on Wednesday 1st June.

On Friday 27th May over 500 Penguin Random House UK colleagues completed a seven-mile walk through London to raise £7,300 for partner charity, Ministry of Stories. Pictured is the HR team.

Staff from Penguin Random House on the walk.