2024 Sustainability Review and Action Plan

We are pleased to publish our first annual Sustainability Review and Action Plan document. Since our management buy-out in 2019, the Directors at David and Charles made a commitment to ‘do the right thing’ across our business, and our sustainability practices are at the forefront of that thinking. Our early stages in this process included […]

David and Charles acquires the business of Veloce Publishing

David and Charles has acquired the business of Veloce Publishing for an undisclosed sum in an asset purchase agreement completed on 1st February 2024. The Veloce, Hubble & Hattie and Earthworld imprints have all transferred to David and Charles, along with Veloce staff and all UK and international distribution and sales relationships. Veloce is best […]

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Statement on trade with Russia

We continue to be appalled by the war in Ukraine, the resultant loss of life, and the humanitarian crisis. Since the start of the war, we have ceased all trading with Russia for the export of books and sales of rights. We are committed to supporting the people of Ukraine. In late 2022 we covered […]

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Call for Submissions: Wellbeing Books

We have been delighted to welcome a new member to the team this week, with Lizzie Kaye joining us as a commissioning editor for our emerging wellbeing publishing list. Lizzie is a former commissioning editor at Unbound, where she published illustrated titles and graphic novels with a focus on market trends. In June 2020, she […]

Independent Publishing Awards Winner

Independent Publishing Awards: Winners!

We were recently announced as winners at the 2021 Independent Publishing Awards, in the category of Specialist Consumer Publisher of the Year. These awards are independently judged and we were up against some tough opposition. As you can imagine, we are delighted! This recognition extends to everyone who works with us; our authors, distributors, agents, […]

Coming Soon: Bookmarked – The Creative Books Hub

We’re excited to be announcing the upcoming launch of a new website and online community for readers of art and craft books, Bookmarked – The Creative Books Hub. This is a project we are jointly working on with Search Press. You can download the joint Press Release here. Set for launch in Spring 2021, the […]