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Pavilion wins International Achievement Award at the IPG Awards 2017

Pavilion wins International Achievement Award at the IPG Awards 2017

Pavilion Books has been awarded The Bookseller International Achievement Award for the second year running at the IPG Awards 2017. ‘Pointing to the way Pavilion capitalised on the success of its Millie Marotta colouring books by building in new markets including India and South Africa and also reinvigorating backlist sales in the US, the judges said: […]


10 books shortlisted for craft awards

10 books shortlisted for craft awards

This autumn Pavilion and Batsford have had a whopping 10 books shortlisted for the British Sewing Awards, The International Craft Awards and the Homemaker Art & Craft Book Awards. Chinelo Bally’s book Freehand Fashion has been shortlisted in the ‘Best Sewing Book 2016’ category in the British Sewing Awards. Cast your vote by the 12th December and […]


Oz Clarke crowned English Wine Producers Communicator of the Year 2016

Oz Clarke crowned English Wine Producers Communicator of the Year 2016

International wine writer and broadcaster Oz Clarke, has won the 2016 ‘English Wine Producers Communicator of the Year’ trophy. Oz made a special detour en route to a singing performance to accept the award in person at Vintners’ Hall on Tuesday 12th July, where The English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition luncheon and […]


Vote for Dogs in Jumpers in the British Knitting Awards

Vote for Dogs in Jumpers in the British Knitting Awards

We are very pleased that Dogs in Jumpers by Redhound for Dogs has been shortlisted in the Best Book Category in the British Knitting Awards 2016. Voting is now open – please help our adorable pooches to win by voting Dogs in Jumpers for best book. Click here to vote for your knitting favourites. You can […]


Batsford publisher Tina Persaud crowned Editor of the Year

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 […]


Oz Clarke inducted in to New Zealand Wine Hall of Fame

Oz Clarke inducted in to New Zealand Wine Hall of Fame

Oz Clarke, the man who helped put New Zealand Wine on the map, will be inducted into the New Zealand Wine Hall of Fame on International Sauvignon Blanc Day, Friday May 6. Oz is the first person in the UK to receive this honour, and only the second non-Kiwi (after Australian David Hohnen in 2006) […]


STRANGEST® SERIES

STRANGEST® SERIES

EXTRAORDINARY BUT TRUE TALES For the last 25 years, the ‘Strangest® ‘ series has been delighting and thrilling readers with humorous tales of the absurd, ridiculous and the bizarre. With a million copies sold, this bestselling range has relaunched for 2016; fully revised and updated with new jacket designs and brand new material. From Rugby […]


Pavilion Books are very excited to be at the London Book Fair again this year! You can find us at stand 6B45. We hope to see you there.


Millie Marotta Colouring Adventures App reaches 250,000 downloads

Millie Marotta Colouring Adventures App reaches 250,000 downloads

The ground-breaking Millie Marotta colouring app, available free for iPad and produced by Pavilion Books and developers Touchpress, has been downloaded 250,000 times in just over 2 months since its release. The animal inspired colouring in app showcases the beautiful artwork of Millie Marotta, who was Amazon UK’s bestselling author of 2015. The app was one […]


Pavilion wins IPG International Award and is Shortlisted for Four British Book Awards

Pavilion wins IPG International Award and is Shortlisted for Four British Book Awards

It’s been a great month so far for Pavilion as we picked up the Bookseller International Achievement Award 2016 at the Independent Publishers Guild Awards. Credit goes to our fantastic International Sales and Rights teams for all their efforts to grow our business overseas. A full list of winners is available on the IPG site. […]


Millie Marotta’s Colouring Adventures app has launched

Millie Marotta’s Colouring Adventures app has launched

Popular illustrator Millie Marotta has released a colouring app for iPad and iPad Pro. Produced by Pavilion Books and premium app developer Touchpress, Millie Marotta’s Colouring Adventures, uses sophisticated gesture-recognition technology so that you can colour, shade, blend and deepen colours effectively. Millie Marotta, whose colouring book Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom was the bestselling book on […]


Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom is 2015’s bestselling non-fiction book!

Millie Marotta's Animal Kingdom is 2015's bestselling non-fiction book!

Congratulations to Millie Marotta, whose book Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom was the UK’s bestselling non-fiction title of 2015! It was also the bestselling book across all categories on Amazon.co.uk. Millie’s new book Millie Marotta’s Wild Savannah will be published on 11th February 2016. Follow Millie on Facebook for more exciting announcements and news.


Pavilion Books 2015 Advent Calendar is here!

Pavilion Books 2015 Advent Calendar is here!

Christmas is nearly here! To help you count down the days, we’ve created an advent calendar filled with goodies that are sure to get you into the festive spirit. Join us every day from 1st December to Christmas Eve for giveaways, downloads, craft projects, seasonal recipes and more.


Books Pavilion to open Saturday 14th November

Books Pavilion to open Saturday 14th November

Pavilion are delighted to announce the opening of our new independent gift bookshop, Books Pavilion, in the heart of London’s Covent Garden, which will open on Saturday 14th November.


Pavilion publishes Soup for Syria to raise money for Syrian relief efforts

Pavilion publishes Soup for Syria to raise money for Syrian relief efforts

Every penny of the purchase price of this book will be donated to help fund life-saving efforts to Syrian refugees. You can buy a copy of Soup for Syria from the Guardian Bookshop here You can buy a copy of Soup for Syria from your local UK bookshop here Acclaimed chefs and cookbook authors from […]


Millie Marotta Colour and Win Competition – Open for Entry

Millie Marotta Colour and Win Competition - Open for Entry

Colour your own Tropical Wonderland and Win a Spa Break with Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland, the new book by the author of the No.1 bestseller Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom. The competition is open to residents of the UK only and the deadline for entries is 1st September 2015. Let your creativity run wild as you […]


Publication day for Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland – over 500K books pre-ordered

Publication day for Millie Marotta's Tropical Wonderland - over 500K books pre-ordered

Millie Marotta’s Tropical Wonderland, the much-anticipated follow-up to the No.1 bestseller Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom is now available in all good bookshops and online. Millie’s previous book – Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom – has been translated into 30 languages worldwide and there are currently well over one million copies in print. Over half a million copies of […]


Hattie Ellis to appear on Sunday Brunch

Hattie Ellis to appear on Sunday Brunch

Hattie Ellis, author of Spoonfuls of Honey, will be appearing on Sunday Brunch on Sunday 14th June, at 9.30 on Channel 4. The popular show is hosted by Tim Lovejoy and Simon Rimmer, and packed with celebrity guests, tasty cookery and chat. Hattie Ellis is the award-winning author of Sweetness & Light: The Mysterious History […]


Salmagundi and Spoonfuls of Honey shortlisted for Cookery Book of the Year

Salmagundi and Spoonfuls of Honey shortlisted for Cookery Book of the Year

We are delighted to announce that Pavilion Books have two books shortlisted for the Guild of Food Writers Cookery Book of the Year Award: Salmagundi by Sally Butcher and Spoonfuls of Honey by Hattie Ellis.     Sally Butcher’s Salmagundi looks at salad bowls across the world in 150 recipes, salmagundi a 17th century word […]


Batsford Prize Winners Announced Wednesday

Batsford Prize Winners Announced Wednesday

The Batsford Prize Awards Event will take place on Wednesday the 27th, announcing the winners and runners up of this prestigious award. The Batsford Prize is an annual competition for all undergraduate and postgraduate students, with two categories, one for students in the applied arts field and one for fashion students. The winner receives a […]


The Journey Home hits the stage

The Journey Home hits the stage

              Little Angel Theatre brings Frann Preston-Gannon’s award-winning picture book The Journey Home to life through puppetry, design and music in this wonderful new stage production. The show tells the story of Polar Bear who sets off in search of a new home when the ice starts melting. Join […]


Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom Reaches No.1 on Amazon

Sales of Millie Marotta’s Animal Kingdom have exceeded 500,000 copies in just 6 months, as the colouring-in trend explodes around the world!


Pavilion Wins IPG Trade Publisher of the Year 2015

  We are absolutely thrilled to have been named Trade Publisher of the Year 2015 at the Independent Publishers Guild Awards!   The judges commented: Pavilion Books receives its first ever IPG Independent Publishing Award after a landmark year in 2014 that saw it complete a major rebranding, a refocus of its publishing, the sale […]


Pavilion signs The Great British Sewing Bee finalist Chinelo Bally

Pavilion signs The Great British Sewing Bee finalist Chinelo Bally

                  Pavilion has signed the first book by GBSB runner-up Chinelo Bally. Before appearing on the BBC’s The Great British Sewing Bee, Chinelo had never used a sewing pattern. She wowed the judges and the TV audience with her ability to create stylish, fitted garments using a […]