Job vacancy: We are looking for a children's bookseller to join our team - more details

Maxell Knight

Thursday 1 March, 7.30pm

Henry Hemming, author of M: Maxwell Knight, MI5's Greatest Spymaster will be in conversation with journalist Jake Kerridge.

Tickets are available at the shop for £8.00 or can be bought on our website for £8.50.

Includes refreshment.

Henry Hemming
Who's Hiding on the River?

Book signing

Saturday 3 March, 10.30am-11.30am

Local children's author and illustrator Katharine McEwen will be signing copies of her latest book.

All welcome!

Who's Hiding on the Farm?

After school activities for International Women's Day

Thursday 8 March, 4pm-5pm

Come by after school for quizzes and drawing from Kate Pankhurst's Fantastically Great Women books.

All accompanied children welcome!

No booking required.

Great Women Who Made History
A J Pearce

Monday 23 April, 12.30pm

A J Pearce talks about her debut novel Dear Mrs Bird. "...a joyfully uplifting and optimistic novel" - The Guardian, The New Faces of 2018.

Tickets £5.00 if bought in the bookshop or £5.50 (including 50p admin fee) if bought on our website.

Includes tea or coffee.

Dear Mrs Bird

Tickets for all events are non-refundable except in the case of a sellout and ticket resale.

We stock an extensive range of carefully chosen new adult and children's books.

Our experienced staff are always available to offer advice, and help you to find the very best books.

If we don't have what you're looking for in stock, we can order many books for collection the following day.

As well as books we sell beautiful and unusual greetings cards and wrapping paper.

We host regular events with a variety of speakers. During half-terms and holidays we often run free children's activities.

In our small and peaceful cafe we serve delicious homemade cakes, and hot and cold drinks.

We welcome browsers, families, well-behaved dogs, teachers, gift-buyers, passers-by and readers of every kind.

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