Alfie’s Adventures: Books 1 & 2 by Gerald Howe have now sold a whopping 750,000 copies to Virgin Atlantic for their in-flight kids’ packs.
Baking Whoopies – the baking sensation that’s sweeping the nation! – sold worldwide French translation rights to a top Canadian publisher after the London Book Fair 2011, securing an advance for author Polly Pomfrey.
Mark Harris – media attention to the release of his book Family Court Hell
included double page spreads in The Daily Mail
, plus a national primetime TV
appearance with Richard and Judy
Bernie Friend’s successful signing tour of Waterstones stores around the country sold over 1500 copies in the first six months of publication of Cycling Back to Happiness.
Mark Hattwood’s first screenplay Marcello’s Date premiered as an international film
recently, snapped up by Pen Press in the UK, the book is also in German and Japanese editions.
WHSmiths placed a first order of 3,500 copies of J.H. Lewis' The Magic Lantern of Kimbustan for display in 499 shops nationwide.
Wildcats - the life of East End gangster Danny Woollard, featured in the award nominated film The End. 'Will appeal to those swept up by the guilty glamour of Tony Soprano' - Variety
TV Countdown Champion
Angela Waller released her first Pen Press book The Snows of Yorkshire
with a signing in a Tesco Superstore
. Her second book Before There Were Trolley Dollies
is stocked in all WHSmiths UK airport shops
. Angela continues to be fully booked for talks and events, and makes regular appearances on TV and radio.
Ann Frewer's Life the Greatest Privilege
received acclaim and a double page colour spread in The Daily Mail
, March 2011.
New York Times bestselling author Nicholas Davies appeared on C4's Richard & Judy show, sending sales of Diana - The Killing of a Princess soaring. Our book led to Nick's US TV gig as Fox TV's UK representative during the Diana inquest.
UK author Peter J Murray independently published his first book with Pen Press. Mokee Joe is Coming! was showcased nationally in Waterstones' Best Paperbacks of the Year promotion and had a total print-run of some 20,000 copies funded by us. Hodder then offered the author a three-book deal, including the re-release of the title first published by Pen Press - making our own first editions a must for book collectors worldwide!