Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Bonnier held its summer party on Saturday 2nd July in the grounds of group c.e.o Richard Johnson’s house in Chichester.

 

Former Spandau Ballet singer Tony Hadley performed at the party.

 

17 members of staff across Hachette imprints Little, Brown, Hachette Children’s, Hodder, Headline and Orion cycled 25 miles in the rain from Blackfriars to Richmond in aid of the National Literacy Trust on Friday 1st July.

 

HarperCollins held its summer party at the V&A museum on Wednesday 6th July. Attendees included Harlequin editor Clio Cornish, TV presenter June Sarpong and HarperCollins UK c.e.o Charlie Redmayne.

 

Several authors and illustrators also attended HarperCollins' summer party, including Michael Bond and Oliver Jeffers.

 

Headline celebrated its 30th anniversary with a party at the German Gymnasium in King’s Cross, London on Monday 4th July.  Picture: Adrian Pope.

 

Guests at Headline’s party included author Patrick Gale, pictured with Georgina Moore, communications director at Headline. Picture: Adrian Pope.

 

Author Martina Cole and Hachette c.e.o. Tim Hely Hutchinson enjoyed the anniversary celebrations. Picture: Adrian Pope.

 

Jane Morpeth, chair of Headline, and author Victoria Hislop were also celebrating Headline’s anniversary. Picture: Adrian Pope.

 

On Saturday 2nd July, Little Tiger held its annual picture books event at Union Street Café in London, where press, bloggers and booksellers brought along their children to meet authors and illustrators including Emma Yarlett.

 

The Little Tiger Summer Splash also featured face paints, a dressing up corner, readings and craft activities, as well as a glimpse at the publisher’s summer titles.

 

Millie Marotta received her Nielsen Book Gold Award for 500,000 copies sold through Nielsen Bookscan of Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom (Pavilion) from John Whittingdale, the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport at the House of Commons on Tuesday 5th July.

 

In celebration of the picture book You Must Bring a Hat by Simon Philip and Kate Hindley, the team at Simon & Schuster Children’s launched a social media campaign inviting people to post photographs of their silliest hats using #BringAHatDay on Thursday 30th June. The in-house team also got into the swing of the day in the office - including c.e.o. Ian Chapman, who wore a fez.

 

Sabine Durrant (centre) launched her new book Lie With Me (Mulholland Books) alongside guests including Amanda Posey, Anthony Quinn, Rachel Cooke and Sebastian Faulks at Daunt Books Marylebone on Tuesday 5th July.

 

Author and radio presenter Simon Mayo, author Anthony Horowitz and Penguin Random House Children’s m.d. Francesca Dow were at Waterstones Piccadilly on Monday 4th July for the launch of Mayo’s debut YA novel Blame (Corgi).

 

Judith Kerr was presented with this year’s BookTrust Lifetime Achievement Award in a ceremony held at London Zoo on Wednesday 6th July. See a gallery of pictures from the event here.

 

Faber c.e.o Stephen Page and author Louise Doughty celebrated at the publisher's summer party, held in Montague Street Garden, London on Thursday 7th July.

 

Author Horatio Clare (right) and his editor Penny Thomas (left) were presented with this year's Branford Boase Award for Aubrey and the Terrible Yoot (Firefly Press) in a London ceremony on Thursday 7th July. They are pictured with 2015 Branford Boase winner Rosie Rowell and Children’s Laureate Chris Riddell.

 

The Bookseller celebrated its Rising Stars Class of 2016 with a party in the National Portrait Gallery's bookshop on Thursday 7th July. See more pictures from the event in our gallery here.