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    This follows the signing and completion of an agreement between the shareholders of Kyle Cathie Ltd and Octopus Publishing Group on Tuesday 3rd October, 2017. Founded in 1989 by Kyle to publish high quality books in the areas of food, health, garden ...

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    David Shelley, at present CEO of Little, Brown Book Group (‘L,BBG’) and Orion, will become CEO of HUK from 1st January 2018. He will also become a member of the International Board of Hachette Livre and a Director of Hachette Book Gr ...

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    This substantial investment programme includes the replacement of Hachette’s Vista warehouse management and sales order processing systems, with modern, market-leading software solutions from suppliers including SAP and JDA. The new warehouse w ...

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    Co-owners Oli Christie and Mark Allen founded Neon Play, which is based in Cirencester, in 2010. To date it has created over 30 games, including Paper Glider, Flick Football and Panic Traffic London and in total its games have attracted over 60 milli ...

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    Tim Hely Hutchinson today announces that David Young will stand down from his roles as CEO of the Orion Publishing Group and Deputy CEO of Hachette UK and retire from publishing at the end of 2015.David Young started his career in publishing in the U ...

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    David Young says: ”Malcolm and I have been discussing for some time his desire to work a flexible week which will give him the freedom to work on fewer projects close to his heart and so, at the end of this year, he will move to become Chairman ...

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    On 1st July 2015, David Shelley will become CEO of Little, Brown and Ursula Mackenzie will become Chairman. Ursula will remain with Little, Brown working on special projects for Little, Brown and for the Hachette UK group, until her retirement from p ...

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    Marlene Johnson, CEO of Hachette Children’s Books, will lead the new division until her retirement from Hachette at the end of 2014. Hilary Murray Hill, currently Managing Director of Egmont Publishing’s Book Division, will join the Hac ...

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    It is the second time in four years that Little, Brown has won the prestigious award, with the panel of judges commending the company for being “consistently prominent, profitable and creative." Orion were also recognised at the awards, with ...

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    David joined Quercus Publishing Plc in November 2008 as Managing Director of the Trade Division. In 2011, when the Trade and Contract Divisions were merged, he became Executive Director responsible for all publishing across the group. Prior to joinin ...

  • Hodder Children's Books partners with McDonald's

    From today (Wednesday 30th April) six short stories featuring Peter, Janet, Pam, Jack, Barbara, Colin, George and their trusty dog Scamper, will be available as part of the McDonald’s Happy Meal. The individual, bite-size stories published by H ...

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    This follows the signing and completion of an agreement between the shareholders of Constable & Robinson and  Little, Brown Book Group on 31st January 2014.Constable & Robinson, which comprises 8 different trade imprints, will become ...

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    Six titles from Hachette UK publishers will be given away for World Book Night next year, as World Book Night comes under the management of The Reading Agency, who will continue run the night to inspire reading through the UK and Ireland. These ti ...

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    Hachette UK has joined NetGalley to promote and publicise their books. Through NetGalley, reviewers, feature writers, booksellers and bloggers in the UK will be able to request digital proofs or be invited by the publishers in the Hachette UK group t ...

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    Sir Alex Ferguson's autobiography, published by Hodder & Stoughton, has become the fastest selling non-fiction book since records began. My Autobiography sold 115,547 copies in the UK last week, beating previous record holder Delia smith, whose c ...

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    4 August, 2012. Super Saturday. On the most electric night in the history of British sport, Mo Farah braved the pain and punishment to seize Olympic gold in the 10,000m – and in the process went from being a talented athlete to a nationa ...

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    Including exclusive photography and text, the book will be the author’s stunningly illustrated and very personal celebration of his playing days.In May this year Beckham brought down the curtain on a hugely successful 20-year playing career, ...

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    The Marlowe Papers by Ros Barber (Sceptre) was awarded the 2013 Desmond Elliott Prize last night, coming top of a very strong shortlist which included The Universe Versus Alex Woods by Gavin Extence (Hodder & Stoughton) and The Fields by Kevin Ma ...

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    On behalf of Iain’s wife, Adele, it is with enormous sadness that Little, Brown announces the death of Iain Banks. Banks has been one of the country's best loved novelists for both his mainstream and science fiction books since the publication ...

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    Ian Rankin was awarded the Audible Sounds of Crime Award at the CrimeFest Awards Gala Dinner on Saturday. The award, given to the best crime audiobook published in both print and audio in 2012, was made for the audiobook of Standing In Another Man's ...