L-R Egmont UK's John Stuckey, Ryan Marsh, Joe Bolder and Andrea Philpots were among the guests celebrating the launch of The Bookseller’s re-designed Buyer’s Guides at the Royal Institution on Thursday 6th September. (© Mark Guest)
On Thursday 6th September, Dame Kelly Holmes right joined the Book Fairies in dropping 200 copies of Philip Pullman’s La Belle Sauvage (PRH/David Fickling Books) in public places all around the UK to celebrate its paperback publication.
Jim Field and Kes Gray celebrated the launch of Oi Duck-Billed Platypus! (Hachette Children’s Group) at the Prospect of Whitby pub on Tuesday 4th September. Pictured L-R picture book director Emma Layfield, Field, Gray, deputy art director Jenny Stephenson and senior publisher Anne McNeil.
Joudie Kalla, author of Palestine on a Plate, made a guest appearance at Quarto's Old Brewery offices on Tuesday 4th September, to judge a cook-off held by its employees.
Nobel Prize-winners, writers and thinkers, including L-R Bill Swainson and Oscar Guardiola-Rivera, gathered at the Mexican Embassy in London on Monday 3rd September to celebrate the launch of Hay Festival Querétaro. (© Michael Bowles)
A selection of artists including Hashim Akib, Peter Cronin, Carole Massey and Matthew Palmer demonstrated and discussed their various painting styles at Search Press’ 2018 Demo Day, which took place at Mall Galleries on Thursday 23rd August.
Jeanette Winterson was among the authors taking part in this year’s Bradford Literature Festival, which saw visitor attendance increase by more than 40%, drawing in over 70,000 visitors between June 30th and July 9th.