Pavilion Books

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Pavilion Books
Predecessor Chrysalis Books Group
Founded2005
Headquarters locationLondon
Distribution HarperCollins (UK, Australia)
Rizzoli and Sterling Publishing (US) Pansing (Singapore)
Jonathan Ball Publishers (South Africa)
Bloomsbury Publishing (India) [1]
Publication typesBooks
Owner(s)Polly Powell
Official website www.pavilionbooks.com

Pavilion Books Holdings Ltd is an English publishing company based in London.

Contents

Pavilion Books Group specialises in illustrated and non-fiction books. Its authors include James May, Cath Kidston, Millie Marotta, Oz Clarke, Ben Lebus, Gennaro Contaldo, Asma Khan, Jules Hudson, Stacie Swift, Niklas Ekstedt and Paul Smith. Pavilion co-publishes with organisations such as Mob Kitchen, National Trust, Good Housekeeping and the 20th Century Society.


Background

The company traces its history as an independent publisher to 2005 when Chrysalis Books Group was acquired as a management buy-out by Robin Wood, Polly Powell and David Proffit from the Chrysalis Group. Chrysalis Books Group took the name Anova Books to avoid confusion with its former holding company, Chrysalis Group. In 2014 Anova Books was renamed Pavilion Books. It has since acquired and created several other imprints, such as Pitkin Press in 2016. The company's owner is Polly Powell. The Managing Director is David Graham. Directors are Polly Powell, David Graham, Vaughan Grylls (chair), Zana Hanks and Ed Hoare.

Imprints

Current imprints:

See also

Notes

  1. "Catalogues". Pavilion Books. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
  2. Rose, Jonathan. "Batsford, Bradley Thomas". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/38976.(Subscription or UK public library membership required.)


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