Book Guild children's author Joffre White has ensured that his book - Frog - is doing well in the Amazon bestseller lists. Joffre is doing thirty events in May and June alone at schools in his nearby area, and his hectic reading schedule has meant that he is almost booked up for the rest of the year! Joffre's success with children's events stems from tying his subject ma
A week in London has yielded very good results for Book Guild Publishing. Our stand at London Book Fair attracted lots of interest from prospective authors, foreign rights agents, printers, distributors and designers. We hosted an author event each day of the fair, promoting our key titles. Andrew Watson (Down to Earth with a Bump) and Laura Henderson (Tricks and Mortar) both
Book Guild will be attending the London Book Fair as usual this year, promoting our current authors and titles, meeting with printers and distributors, and selling rights. The book fair runs from April 11th - 13th, and we will be exhibiting as part of the Independent Publishers Guild on Stand J205. All prospective authors are most welcome to come to the stand in person and meet with
Old Spitalfields Market was the venue for the launch of the Pearly King of Peckham's new children's book - The Pearly Gates. Pearly Kings, Queens, Princes and Princesses turned out in all their sparkly finery to celebrate publication of the book, and host a children's party in aid of the Sick Children's Trust. George Major, the Pearly King himself, arrived on a tradi
World Book Day is taking place on 5th March, and millions of people worldwide will be taking part. Book Guild authors are part of events organised up and down the UK to celebrate the occasion. In Brighton, the city is holding its biggest ever book giveaway.
As a result of our continued fruitful partnership with the Reading Agency, Book Guild titles have been adopted by many library book groups up and down the country. Three titles have been selected from our list to take part in the national scheme: Grace and Disgrace by Susi Osbourne, The Bird Keeper by I E Festing, and Frozen to Death by Ian McFadyen.
Book Guild's Marketing and Publicity Director Laura Lockington has been busy promoting her book Cupboard Love on the UK Food Channel's flagship magazine show, Market Kitchen. With two appearances in the last month under her belt, and another scheduled for Spring 2011, more and more viewers will become familiar with her foodie memoir, published by Book Guild. For those that a
Book Guild author Holly Williams chose to celebrate the conclusion of her successful Jersey Warlock Trilogy at Crowborough Golf Club this week. The Ghosts of Helier is the final part of the fantasy series that has taken 7 years to come to fruition. A large group of friends, family and supporters were in attendance. Holly suffers from cerebral palsey, and has been in a wheelcha