On Thursday 25th October, Dermot O’Leary was joined by family and friends on board the HMS Belfast for the launch of his second children’s book, Toto the Ninja Cat and the Incredible Cheese Heist! (Hodder Children’s). Pictured L-R Anne McNeil, Nick East, Dermot O’Leary and Hilary Murray Hill.
Brian May left and David Eicher celebrated the launch of Brian May’s Mission Moon 3-D (London Stereoscopic Company) at the Science Museum on Monday 22nd October. (©Paul Harmer)
Employees from the National Literacy Trust and Grand Central Rail dressed as Where’s Wally to greet children and commuters passing through London’s King’s Cross railway station on Monday 22nd October. The event was held to celebrate the National Literacy Trust’s 25th anniversary and partnership with Grand Central Rail.
On Saturday 20th October, Eric Idle signed copies of his "sortabiography" Always Look on the Bright Side of Life (Orion) at Waterstones Piccadilly. (©Kevin Lake)
A band of buskers and knights from Monty Python and the Holy Grail took to the streets of London to promote the title, in a stunt organised by Orion’s head of marketing Tom Noble and Jack Arts. (©Kevin Lake)
On Saturday 20th October, Fiona Mozley left won the Polari First Book Prize 2018 for Elmet (John Murray). Mozley is pictured alongside author and judge Karen McLeod.
The cast of Tina Turner the musical joined a choir and members of the public in Covent Garden on Friday 19th October to celebrate the publication of Tina Turner’s autobiography My Love Story (Century). (©Kevin Lake)
Tim and Lucy Hawking left/centre took part in a global press launch, hosted by John Murray Press, promoting their father Stephen Hawking’s final book Brief Answers to Big Questions. The event took place on Monday 15th October at the Science Museum in London. (©Jody Kingzett/Science Museum Group)