World Book Day 2019 update

IMG_2872Congratulations to all of you who exchanged their WBD voucher for a free book! This year has been the best so far for us with visits to Kettleshulme St James Primary School and Chapel High School together with the ones brought to the shop an amazing 176 more books are out there! 

Thanks to children, parents and teachers for your support in this event and of course the National Book Tokens and lots of lovely publishers and authors who make it all possible!

Remember if you would like us to visit YOUR school next year make sure you book early!

 

Crime ‘n Dine save the date!

This year’s Crime ‘n Dine evening will be on Friday 12th April at 7.30pm with two highly respected authors in the world of crime writing – William Shaw and Olivia Kiernan.

william shaw            olivia k

We are back at Rems for Gareth’s Hot Pot, ticket price £20 which includes dinner and a £5 voucher to spend on the night when William and Olivia’s books will be on sale.

Save the date, contact the shop now for tickets! See Events page for more details.

FING by David Walliams

FingFing, David Walliams latest book is on sale in the shop NOW!

Meet the Meeks! Myrtle Meek has everything she could possibly want. But everything isn’t enough. She wants more, more, MORE! When Myrtle declares she wants a FING, there’s only one problem……. WHAT IS A FING?

Harry Potter Book Night & Quiz

Congratulations to the winning team ‘Fire Whisky’ at our Harry Potter Quiz night on Friday. Martha (first from left) was the best dressed Hermoine and best dressed adult, Professor McGonagall.  Thank you to all who came and hope you had a good time!Image for Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Guide to Hogwarts

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Costa Awards Book of the Year

Image for The Cut Out Girl : A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found: The Costa Book of the Year 2018The Cut Out Girl by Bart Van Es

A masterpiece of history and memoir’ Evening Standard ‘Superb -this is a necessary book – painful, harrowing, tragic, but also uplifting’ The Times

Little Lien wasn’t taken from her Jewish parents – she was given away in the hope that she might be saved. Hidden and raised by a foster family in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation, she survived the war only to find that her real parents had not. Continue reading “Costa Awards Book of the Year”