Templar Publishing acquires Donald Trump picture book

Templar Publishing has acquired UK, Irish and Australian rights for Dear Donald Trump, a picture book written by Sophie Siers and illustrated by Anne Villeneuve. Katie Haworth, Editorial Director at Templar Publishing, acquired the rights directly from Sophie Siers at Milwood Press. The hardback will be published on 1st November 2018 with the paperback following […]

Latest Richard and Judy Book Club line-up features The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

Heather Morris’ The Tattooist of Auschwitz features in the latest WHSmith Richard and Judy Book Club line-up launched today (4th October). The historical novel, published by Zaffre, is based on the true story of Lale and Gita Sokolov, two Slovakian Jews who survived Auschwitz. When Lale, given the job of tattooing the prisoners, saw Gita […]

Super Thursday: Our picks

This Super Thursday, take a look at what’s publishing across our children’s and adult imprints… Children’s An Encyclopedia of Strategy for Fortniters by Jason R Rich, Studio Press A full-colour, easy-to-read, unofficial reference tool that explains – from “A” to “Z” – everything players need to know in order to consistently win matches and successfully control their […]

Hot Key Books acquires Perfectly Preventable Deaths by Irish Book Award winner Deirdre Sullivan

Hot Key Books, part of Bonnier Zaffre, has acquired a thrilling YA novel entitled Perfectly Preventable Deaths from critically acclaimed author Deirdre Sullivan. Georgia Murray, Commissioning Editor at Bonnier Zaffre, acquired world rights including ebook and audio from Clare Wallace at the Darley Anderson Children’s Book Agency.   Perfectly Preventable Deaths is a lyrical coming-of-age […]

Bonnier Books UK acquires ‘The Beekeeper of Aleppo’ by Christy Lefteri

Kate Parkin, Managing Director of Adult Trade Publishing at Bonnier Books UK has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights in two books by novelist Christy Lefteri from agent Marianne Gunn O’Connor in a hotly contested auction. The Beekeeper of Aleppo, which Parkin describes as ‘a testament to courage, and the power of love’ has also been […]

Synchronicity Films to bring The Tattooist of Auschwitz to the screen

Synchronicity Films, producer of the soon to be broadcast “The Cry”, today announces that it has secured the rights to Heather Morris’ bestselling novel The Tattooist of Auschwitz, and is already in development as a multi-part, high-end international drama series. Such is the huge interest in this title that DRG helped finance the option and is supporting the […]

Blink Publishing to publish Noel Gallagher’s first official book

Blink Publishing has acquired the first official book from Noel Gallagher. Kelly Ellis, Publishing Director – Adult Non-Fiction at Kings Road Publishing acquired UK comms (excluding Canada) to publish the book, titled Any Road Will Get Us There (If We Don’t Know Where We’re Going).    The book is the behind-the-scenes story of Noel’s biggest ever […]

Lagom signs “bold and irreverent” guide to dealing with poor mental health from journalist Michelle Thomas

Lagom has signed a “bold and irreverent” guide to dealing with poor mental health from journalist Michelle Thomas. Natalie Jerome, Acquisitions Director and Publisher, Bonnier Books UK signed World language rights from Emma Finn and Sophie Lambert at Conville and Walsh.   When Michelle Thomas suffered her first major depressive episode, she read, watched and […]

535 signs “timely and revealing” book promising to lift the lid on political hearsay by ex BuzzFeed journalist

535, an imprint of Blink Publishing, has signed Haven’t You Heard? A Guide To Westminster Gossip And Why Mischief Gets Things Done from journalist Marie Le Conte. Joel Simons, Senior Editor – Adult Non-Fiction, Bonnier Books UK signed UK and Commonwealth rights from Imogen Pelham at Marjacq. Haven’t You Heard…? looks at the role gossip […]