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Local Community: Local Writers

Posted on 20th June 2019 by Rebecca

Local Community: Local Writers

We have really enjoyed looking at all the fantastic events happening up and down the country this week for Independent Bookshop Week. There is a great sense of camaraderie between independent bookshops and seeing all the celebrations being shared across social media,...

So, why should we read children’s books?

Posted on 18th June 2019 by Rebecca

So, why should we read children’s books?

How long is it since you read a children’s book for pleasure? Not to a child, even if you enjoyed it too, but for yourself? Katherine Rundell’s powerful manifesto on the value of children’s books for readers of all ages, has struck a chord across the nation. After...

Welcome to Our Readers

Posted on 12th June 2019 by Rebecca

Welcome to Our Readers

Welcome to the first post of the new Bookablog. We have a fantastic summer of book related fun ahead. Our new blog has been in the planning for several months now. We cannot wait to share with you all the exciting news we have. We are also introducing a great little...