Lagom signs new fitness title by Daniel Wheeler

Lagom, an imprint of Kings Road Publishing, has signed a new fitness title by Daniel Wheeler. Natalie Jerome, Acquisitions Director and Publisher at Bonnier Publishing UK acquired world all language rights. Daniel Wheeler, star of Channel 4’s Super Slimmer’s and Men’s Health Magazine cover model, shot to fame when he went from 22 stone and clinically obese to 14 […]

Perminder Mann among new entries created to improve Wikipedia’s gender equality ratio

On 12th June 2018, The Telegraph published an article by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, titled: ‘Why we need to close Wikipedia’s gender page gap’. The article sheds light on Wikipedia’s gender equality ratio, pointing out that despite being the fifth most visited website in the world, only 17 per cent of Wikipedia’s biographies are about […]

535 signs cultural history of the hangover

535, an imprint of Blink Publishing, is set to publish Shaughnessy Bishop-Stall’s Hungover: A History of the Morning After and One Man’s Quest for the Cure. Joel Simons, Publisher at 535, acquired UK rights from Stephanie Sinclair on behalf of Samantha Haywood at the Transatlantic Agency. Hungover takes readers on a journey to discover what happens to our […]

Igloobooks overhaul puts business back on track

On 8th June 2018, The Bookseller reported that Bonnier Publishing’s mass-market children’s book publisher, Igloo Books, has undergone an “overhaul” under its new chief executive officer, who has “affirmed the division’s future profitability”. Paul Gregory, former COO of Parragon and managing director of Hometown World, was appointed as CEO of Igloo Books Group in June 2017 during […]

Bonnier Zaffre announces double acquisition from bestselling Irish author Anna McPartlin

Bonnier Zaffre is set to publish Anna McPartlin across both their adult and children’s fiction lists in 2019. Jane Harris, Executive Director, Children’s Fiction and Kate Parkin, Executive Director Bonnier Zaffre, acquired World English Language rights from Sheila Crowley at Curtis Brown. With her trademark combination of laughter and tears, Anna McPartlin’s new novel features […]

Hot Key Books acquires YA trilogy City of Nightmares by debut novelist Holly Race

Hot Key Books, part of Bonnier Zaffre, has acquired high-concept YA trilogy City of Nightmares, by debut novelist and Faber Academy graduate Holly Race. Georgia Murray, Commissioning Editor at Bonnier Zaffre, acquired UK and Commonwealth rights including eBook and audio from Simon Trewin and Anna Dixon in the London office of WME. City of Nightmares (working title) is […]

Sharon Parker steps down as Group COO

Sharon Parker is stepping down from her role as Group COO, after 20 years at the company. Parker joined Bonnier Publishing in 1998 and worked her way up from National Account Manager of children’s imprint, Autumn Publishing, to Group COO.   As Group COO, Parker has helped steer the company’s growth from a small portfolio […]

Bonnier Zaffre to publish two more from Stephanie Butland

Bonnier Zaffre, part of Bonnier Publishing UK, today announces a brand new deal to publish two more novels by Stephanie Butland. Eleanor Dryden, Publishing Director, Bonnier Zaffre, acquired UK and commonwealth rights from Oli Munson at A.M. Heath. Stephanie has published two novels with Bonnier Zaffre and is known for her relatable, quirky and independent […]

Igloo Books Group to partner with Ameet Publishing to publish Lego Star Wars™ in the UK

Igloo Books Group, a division of Bonnier Publishing UK, today announces a new publishing partnership with AMEET publishing to publish LEGO Star Wars™ titles in the UK © Together with LEGO Star Wars, Igloo Books Group, under the Autumn imprint, will publish nine titles in 2018, with the first release in June, including sticker and activity books, storybooks […]