On Thursday 24th January, blogger and author Stephanie Nimmo left launched her picture book Goodbye Daisy (Hashtag Press), alongside friend and actress Sarah Alexander. The launch took place at the Battleship Building in London on Thursday 24th January. (©Liz Isles Photography)
On Wednesday 23rd January, Scottish Book Trust launched the new Bookbug app at the St Francis Community Centre. Local families, early year practitioners and the Minister for Public Finance & Digital Economy Kate Forbes left attended the launch event. (©Alasdair Watson)
Gail Honeyman's Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine (HarperCollins) was honoured with a Platinum Award (for sales exceeding 1 million) at Nielsen’s annual Bestseller Awards. The ceremony took place on Tuesday 22nd January at the Coutts atrium in London.
Illustrator Axel Scheffler also scooped two Platinum Awards on the night, for The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo’s Child (both Macmillan Children’s Books).
Anthony McGowan left was joined by fellow author Sebastian Faulks to celebrate the launch of Lark (Barrington Stoke) at West End Lane Books on Tuesday 22nd January.
On Tuesday 22nd January, Adam Kay was awarded the Golden Pan at the Pan Macmillan office, after sales of his medical memoir This is Going to Hurt (Picador) exceeded £1 million copies. He is pictured alongside editor Francesca Main.
Author and illustrator Eva Eland celebrated the launch of her debut When Sadness Comes to Call (Andersen Press) by painting the window of the Tales on Moon Lane bookshop in Herne Hill.