Pictures of the week

Pictures of the week

Hannah Lynn right was crowned the winner of the second UK Kindle Storyteller Award for her "heart-warming" tale, The Afterlife of Walter Augustus. Lorraine Kelly presented her with the award at The Royal Society on Wednesday 3rd October.


Author Jacqueline Wilson and illustrator Nick Sharratt celebrated the launch of My Mum Tracy Beaker (PRH Children’s) at The Marylebone Hotel on Monday 1st October.


Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore became the fourth consecutive woman to scoop the £25k Royal Society Insight Investment Science Book Prize for Inventing Ourselves (Doubleday). Professor Brian Cox presented the award ceremony, which took place on Monday 1st October at The Royal Society in London. (© The Royal Society)


Artist Emma Shoard visited Moon Lane Ink on Monday 1st October to create window art celebrating her recently published book The Family Tree (Barrington Stoke), written by the late Mal Peet.


Sunday 30th September saw the Freemen of the City gather to take part in their annual Sheep Drive across London Bridge, with help from Alan Titchmarsh, The Stationer’s Company and Westchester Publishing Group’s Tyler Carey. 


On Thursday 27th September, Macmillan Children's Books celebrated 25 years of poetry with a party at their offices. Guests included L-R Steven Camden, Paul Cookson, Chrissie Gittins, Gaby Morgan, Rachel Rooney, Matthew Goodfellow, Chris Riddell, Sue Hardy-Dawson, Liz Brownlee and front centre Roger Stevens.


Author Tee Dobinson and illustrator Steve Cox celebrated the launch of The Tower Bridge Cat (Baizdon) with a day of readings, workshops and other fun activities at the Tower Bridge Engine Rooms on Saturday 15th September. (© Joe Plimmer)