Book Launch Magic with Ben Mantle

last updated 26 January 2018

We enjoyed another great event at The Bright Emporium last night. Lucy Rowland and Ben Mantle launched their new picture book, Little Red Reading Hood with Macmillan Children’s Books.

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Ben and Lucy were joined by other famous picture book faces, including Fiona Woodcock, Benji Davies, Timothy Knapman and Paul Linnet, who were there to celebrate with them.

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Picture book makers: From left to right: Benji Davies, Ben Mantle, Vicki Willden-Lebrecht, Maxime Lebrun, Timothy Knapman and Paul Linnet.

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The speeches take place with a fine crowd of people! Above from left to right: Ben Mantle, Lucy Rowland, Managing Agent Arabella Stein and Associate Publisher at Macmillan Children’s Books, Penny Morris.

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Some of the very exotic food being served by the Gallery team at The Bright Emporium! And beautiful cup cakes made by Kara Morrison.

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With thanks to all who joined us — what a great celebration and a wonderful launch of this exciting new picture book!

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