Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Exhibitors and visitors gathered at Beijing International Book Fair, which took place between the 22nd and 26th August.

 

Chronicle Books’ Tyrrell Mahoney spoke about the challenges of creating a global bestseller at the Children’s Publishing Forum, held on the eve of the fair.

 

Pupils from Craigroyston Community High School launched the search for the next winner of the Scottish Teenage Book Prize on Tuesday 21st August.

 

Historian Peter Moore celebrated the launch of his latest book Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World (Chatto) on Tuesday 21st August, alongside his son Thomas.

 

The Children’s Book Circle held their annual Summer Party - themed ‘Favourite Toys from your Childhood’ at the Toy Shop Bar in Putney on Thursday 16th August. Pictured L-R are co-chairs and party organisers Cheyney Smith, Jessica Hare, Natalie Bunch, Emily Ball and Sophie McLoughlin.

 

Illustrator Tony Ross celebrated his 80th birthday on Friday 10th August with a surprise tea party and Little Princess-themed cake.

 

Lindsey Galvin celebrated the launch of her debut YA novel The Secret Deep (Chicken House) with a suitably watery themed event at Waterstones Brighton on Thursday 2nd August.