Transworld launched AA Dhand’s Streets of Darkness on Friday 17th June at Bradford Waterstones Wool Exchange. Dhand is pictured with Darcy Nicholson, assistant editor at Transworld.
Ross Collins, Sarah Crossan and Chris Riddell picked up awards at the CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal 2016 ceremony held on Monday 20th June at the British Library in London.
On Wednesday 22nd June, Lisa McInerney (second left) was awarded the Desmond Elliott Prize 2016 in an award ceremony held in the Drawing Room of Fortnum & Mason in Piccadilly, London. She is joined by the prize's judges, Katy Guest, Sam Baker and Iain Pears.
Dame Jacqueline Wilson was the guest speaker at the IBBY AGM at Waterstones Piccadilly on 21st June, where she talked about books that had influenced her as a child.
After speaking, she signed books for fans.
Authors Paul Mason, Rachel Aspden and Aaron Bastani talked about revolution with Susie Nicklin, owner of Dulwich Books, at All Saints Church in West Dulwich on Wednesday 22nd June as part of Independent Bookshop Week 2016.
On Tuesday 14th June Catherine Larner, owner of Browsers Bookshop, interviewed author Jill Dawson at Woodhall Manor outside Woodbridge about her book The Crime Writer (Sceptre).
Gina Fullerlove, head of publishing at Kew Gardens, Victoria Brooker, managing editor at Wayland, author and Guardian Cook columnist Caroline Craig and author and Kew botanical horticulturalist Joe Archer launched The Kew Gardens Children’s Cookbook: Plant, Cook Eat! (Wayland) at the Victoria Plaza, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew on Wednesday 22nd June.
CBBC presenters Sam Nixon and Mark Rhodes (left) hosted the first Laugh Out Loud Book Awards ceremony at The Lyric Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, London on Tuesday 21st June. They are pictured with winning authors and illustrators David Baddiel, Paul Linnet, Sue Hendra, Jem Packer, Duncan McCoshan, head judge Michael Rosen and Hendra’s daughter (front).
Hachette’s Jamie Hodder Williams (left) and author Victoria Hislop (right) attended the National Literacy Trust’s inaugural summer party on the roof terrace of Hachette UK’s Carmelite House in London on Wednesday 22nd June, where guests were served mead by actors dressed in Shakespearean costumes to mark the 400th anniversary year of the playwrights’s death.
On Tuesday 21st July, Byte the Book’s event on ‘Finding investment for Creative Projects’ saw Nico Cary, Madeleine Weightman, Tristan Abbott and Richard Mason pitch to a panel at the Groucho Club in London’s Soho. Picture: Nicole Kavanaugh, Byte the Book.