Templar Illustration Prize shortlist announced

Templar Illustration Prize shortlist announced Maria Coco, Paula White and Sally Walker are shortlisted for the 2019 Templar Illustration Prize.   The Templar Illustration Prize was launched in 2018 as part of Templar’s 40th anniversary celebrations. The award’s impetus is to discover and foster new illustrative talent, offering a platform for new illustrators to launch successful […]

Nick Wright joins Bonnier Books UK as chief information officer

Nick Wright joins Bonnier Books UK as chief information officer Nick Wright has joined Bonnier Books UK as chief information officer, following the departure of Justin King. As CIO, Wright will be responsible for overseeing the company’s IT and business operations divisions and for developing and leading on IT strategy that enables and supports the […]

Lagom acquires breastfeeding manual by Chantelle Edmunds

Lagom acquires breastfeeding manual by Chantelle Edmunds Bonnier Books UK imprint Lagom has acquired a comprehensive breastfeeding manual written by Instagram star, Chantelle Edmunds. Beth Eynon, editor at Bonnier Books UK, acquired World All Language rights direct from the author. The book will be an up-to-date, clear and supportive breastfeeding guide for new parents, guiding […]

Bonnier Books UK to publish “definitive biography” of Muhammad Ali

Bonnier Books UK to publish “definitive biography” of Muhammad Ali Bonnier Books UK imprint John Blake has acquired the “definitive biography” of Muhammad Ali. The book is written by Muhammad’s brother Rahaman Ali. James Hodgkinson, Editor at Bonnier Books UK, acquired World English Language rights from Charlie Brotherstone at BCM. More words have been written […]

Phillips and Stead promoted to newly-created publisher roles

Phillips and Stead promoted to newly-created publisher roles Bonnier Books UK announces two key editiorial promotions to further strengthen its trade publishing. Matt Phillips has been promoted to publisher of the company’s adult non-fiction imprints, Blink and John Blake, and Margaret Stead has been promoted to publisher of Zaffre and soon-to-be-lauched literary imprint Manilla. “Both […]

Bonnier Books UK to publish Magid Magid’s The Art of Disruption

Bonnier Books UK to publish Magid Magid’s The Art of Disruption Bonnier Books UK imprint 535 has acquired a personal and unique “manifesto for change” by former Lord Mayor of Sheffield and recently-elected MEP Magid Magid. Joel Simons, senior editor at Bonnier Books UK, acquired World All Language rights from Matthew Turner at RCW in […]

Hot Key Books acquires three books from 2019 CILIP Carnegie winner and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo

Hot Key Books acquires three books from 2019 CILIP Carnegie winner and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Acevedo Georgia Murray, Commissioning Editor at Bonnier Books UK, and Jane Harris, Managing Director of Children’s Trade at Bonnier Books UK, have acquired three books by 2019 CILIP Carnegie winner and New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth […]

“I grew up with characters I couldn’t relate to”: Yasmin Rahman on representation in Young Adult fiction

“I grew up with characters I couldn’t relate to”: Yasmin Rahman on representation in Young Adult fiction Yasmin Rahman’s debut novel, All the Things We Never Said, faces the challenging subjects of mental health, teenagers, and online communities. It’s also one of the few Young Adult books out there featuring a Muslim character where her […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires official autobiography of Tai Woffinden

Bonnier Books UK acquires official autobiography of Tai Woffinden Toby Buchan, executive editor at Bonnier Books UK, acquired world, all-language rights for Raw Speed directly from author and triple Speedway World Champion Tai Woffinden and co-author Peter Oakes. Raw Speed is the official autobiography of Woffingdon and will be published under the John Blake imprint. Raw Speed is […]