Launch of young readers' series Hotel Flamingo (Piccadilly)
Piccadilly (Bonnier Books UK) launched young readers' series Hotel Flamingo, written and illustrated by Alex Milway, at Pickled Pepper Books in Crouch End, North London. More than 50 guests - trade contacts, bloggers, publishing colleagues, family, friends and authors - packed into the shop.
Milway has painted the shop window, and there character dress ups, face painting by Bella Faces, and animal cupcakes from Lola.
Milway has featured on UKMums.TV and Fun Kids Live, and is appearing at Imagine (Southbank Centre), Wee Write (Glasgow), the Felixstowe Literary Festival and Discover Story Centre, as well as at bookshop events. Piccadilly has a web advertising campaign, along with video promotions.
Photo (l to r): Ana Luisa, Deadly Knitshade, Harriet Muncaster (top), Laura Ellen Andersen (bottom), Elissa Elwick, Alex Milway, Philip Ardagh, Jamie Littler (bottom), Sam Meredith, Karl Newsom, Fiona Lumbers, Erika Meza, Steve Wood