Octopus signs illusionist Oake

Octopus Publishing Group’s Cassell imprint has commissioned the first book by "Britain’s Got Talent" finalist Darcy Oake. Commissioning Editor Hannah Knowles acquired world all languages rights in Behind The Illusion: Unlocking the 9 Types of Magic from Gilles Paquin at Paquin Entertainment Group. Oake got to the final of ITV’s "Britain’s Got Talent" in 2014. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-06-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Octopus is to release Happy Healthy Strong, the new exercise and lifestyle guide from fitness technology entrepreneur, personal trainer and author Krissy Cela. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Octopus signs cookbook from Japanese TV chef Harumi Kurihara

Conran Octopus has signed a cookbook from Japanese TV chef and restaurateur Harumi Kurihara that “takes cooking back to basics and shows you how to master Japanese recipes to impress friends and family”. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Octopus signs inside story of Netflix by co-founder Randolph

Octopus has signed a book by Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph, telling the inside story of how the business was built and changed the way people watch film and TV. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Octopus signs official James Bond cocktail book

Mitchell Beazley has acquired the official James Bond cocktail book, Shaken: Drinking with James Bond & Ian Fleming, created in close collaboration with the Ian Fleming Estate and Ian Fleming Publications. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Octopus signs raw food advocate Amber Locke

Octopus Publishing Group's Mitchell Beazley imprint has acquired the first book from Instagram "sensation" and raw food advocate Amber Locke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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In ‘Remarkably Bright Creatures,’ an octopus tells a feel-good story

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Hamilton author had his children's book translated into a sign language, and says everyone should do it

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Octopus refreshes identity after record-breaking 50th anniversary year

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The Indigo Press has snapped up an "exquisite" selection of stories from Manuel Muñoz. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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