Debut YA author Alexandra Sheppard left was joined by editor Eishar Brar at the launch of Oh My Gods (Scholastic) at New Beacon Books on Thursday 31st January.
On Wednesday 30th January, Leicester's Greenfield Primary School won a visit from comedian and author Sir Tony Robinson after raising over £1,000 in their first-ever Readathon.
Bart van Es' biography The Cut Out Girl (Fig Tree) scooped the £30,000 Costa Book of the Year award. Van Es is pictured alongside Lien de Jong (the subject of The Cut Out Girl) at the ceremony, which took place in London on Tuesday 29th January.
Judith Kerr won the Oldie Tigress We’d Like to Have to Tea award at the annual Oldie of the Year Awards, which took place at Simpson’s-in-the-Strand on Tuesday 29th January. Kerr is pictured alongside the other winners of the night.
Cerrie Burnell celebrated the launch of her debut middle grade novel The Girl with the Shark’s Teeth (OUP Children’s) with a launch party in London and a window display at Tales on Moon Lane.
Pan Macmillan celebrated 30 years of publishing Ken Follett by releasing new editions of 17 backlist titles and previously unseen archive material.