Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Author Rod Campbell (centre) launched the Dear Zoo interactive experience trail at London Zoo on Saturday 1st April. Campbell is pictured alongside (from left) Macmillan brand manager Krista Kucheman, editor Veronique Watt, ZSL events manager Victoria Sage, ZSL head of marketing Penny Hamilton, publisher Stephanie Barton, and ZSL events executive Victoria Marie Chadwick.

 

Kate Edwards (centre), c.e.o. of Seven Stories, announced on Saturday 1st April that Clare and Michael Morpurgo are to become patrons of the museum.

 

Author Gareth P Jones read to miniature poodle Dinky as part of the social media campaign #GetPetsReading, which Little Tiger and BookTrust launched on April Fools Day. 

 

Students from Orchard Hill College joined development librarian Tim O’Dell (second left) at Brixton Library for the launch of its Books Beyond Words weekly reading sessions. 

 

Journalist Katie Derham (left) and novelist Kate Mosse announced the shortlist for the 2017 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction at Waterstones Tottenham Court Road on Monday 3rd April.

 

Templar designer Helen Chapman and freelance editor Kate Baker attended the launch of Travels with my Sketchbook (Templar) at the Chris Beetles Gallery on Tuesday 4th April. 

 

The programming committee for the 2017 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival is pictured outside the Agatha Christie statue at Covent Garden, ahead of the launch party on Wednesday 5th April. From left: author Steve Mosby, agent Jane Gregory, co-founder Val McDermid, author NJ Cooper, 2017 programming chair Elly Griffiths, author Mari Hannah and publisher David Shelley.

 

Professional motorcyclist Michael Dunlop is pictured with one of the first copies of his autobiography Road Racer - It's in My Blood (Michael O’Mara), which publisher Clare Tillyer hand delivered to Donnington.

 

Author Choo Waihong spoke to Jonathan Ross about her title The Kingdom of Women (I B Tauris) on BBC Radio 2’s “Arts Show Book Club”.

 

Sunday Times bestsellers CL Taylor and Paul Finch were hosted by HarperCollins on Friday 31st March for a discussion on How to Write a Thriller.