Bonnier Books UK appoints Manning to strengthen children’s sales

Bonnier Books UK has appointed Kate Manning to the newly created role of Group Director of Sales, Marketing and Publicity of Children’s Trade. In the role, Manning will oversee sales, marketing and publicity for the company’s six children’s trade imprints – Templar, Big Picture Press, Hot Key Books, Piccadilly Press and Studio Press – reporting […]

Blink signs ‘SAS’ star Matthew ‘Ollie’ Ollerton

Matt Phillips, Publishing Director at Bonnier Books UK, has acquired world rights from David Riding at MBA Literary Agents and Sam Graham of Red Monkey Collective. Break Point will be published under the Blink imprint in May 2019. Ollie Ollerton began his military career at the age of 18 when he joined the Royal Marine Commandos […]

Templar’s 2019 illustrator prize opens for submissions as 2018 winning book is acquired

Templar Publishing opens its 2019 illustration prize for aspiring illustrators on Friday, 1st February. The prize was launched to great success in 2018 as part of the 40th anniversary celebrations and the winning book by Emma Chadwick has been acquired by Templar. The 2019 prize invites applicants to submit book materials on the theme of […]

Morris and Logan triumph at Nielsen Bestseller Awards

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris and Lies by T.M Logan were celebrated among the UK’s bestselling books in 2018 last night. Heather Morris’ debut novel was named a Nielsen Gold Bestseller for selling more than half a million copies in the UK, while T.M. Logan’s psychological thriller was named a Nielsen Silver Bestseller, […]

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is Eason’s Favourite Book of 2018

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris (Zaffre Publishing) has been named as the Eason Favourite Book of 2018. More than 6000 votes were cast in the poll to find the top 10 books, with The Tattooist of Auschwitz emerging as the overall winner. One of the year’s biggest word-of-mouth hits, this poignant and heartwarming […]

Zaffre launches new Wilbur Smith website

Zaffre, an imprint of Bonnier Books UK, has today launched a brand new, cutting-edge website for bestselling author Wilbur Smith, in a joint venture with his creative team at Wilbur Smith Enterprises. Smith was acquired by Zaffre in 2016, and has since published two new titles with the imprint. Courtney’s War, the latest in the Courtney […]