Drowned Lives by Stephen Booth For those of you who were waiting for this to come out in paperback - now is the time! Set in and around the dark, misty canals of Lichfield, Stephen Booth's incredible new novel is awash with mystery. When council officer Chris Buckley is approached by an odd old man... Continue Reading →
The winner of the 25th Women's Prize for Fiction is Hamnett by Maggie O'Farrell A LOSS THAT THREATENS TO TEAR THEM APART. On a summer's day in 1596, a young girl in Stratford-upon-Avon takes to her bed with a fever. Her twin brother, Hamnet, searches everywhere for help.
Test your powers of observation, have a look in the children's window this week and find the odd one out.
The World of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon Watch a video made by Ollie Higman - Hall age 9 and a half. Ollie has dyslexia and had found reading quite a challenge until last year he met . . . . . . . . TOM GATES !! Written in diary form Full of... Continue Reading →
Just released by Nosy Crow Publishers a free information book explaining the Coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator, Axel Scheffler. Go to our Younger Readers page
Don't forget, during this difficult time for us all, we will take your book orders and have them home delivered to your doorstep. Whether it's books for children or adults, we will do our best to get them to you as quickly as we can . . . we know what it's like to run... Continue Reading →
'Elevenses' David Walliams is reading a short story at 11am everyday. Adults: Make a cuppa and settle down with the children and share! Children: Make sure your responsible adult is sitting down with you and enjoy some hilarious fun with David Walliams! click on the link https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/https:
From Tuesday 24th March we are regretfully having to close the shop, to comply with the latest Government guidelines. However, we will continue to take orders for books which will be sent directly to your home. Please place orders via the telephone (our shop phone will be redirected to a mobile) by email or via... Continue Reading →