Batsford publisher Tina Persaud crowned Editor of the Year


Tina Persaud, Publishing Director of Pavilion’s Batsford imprint was awarded Editor of the Year at the British Bookseller Industry Awards earlier this month.

Responsible for commissioning the bestselling Millie Marotta books, Tina was awarded the title for ‘anticipating the trend no one else saw coming: colouring in’ and was called a ‘brilliant trendspotter’.

Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom was the bestselling non-fiction book in the UK in 2015 and sales of Millie Marotta’s books have reached 6 million copies worldwide.

The British Bookseller Industry Awards is organised by The Bookseller, and a full list of winners can be found here.

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