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Children's Book of the Season



Top Five


Top Five


The Baileys Women's Prize 2017

Congratulations to Naomi Alderman for winning the BAILEY'S Women's Prize for Fiction 2017! 'The Power' is wild and shocking... we love it!













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  The Costa Book Prize 

Congratulations to the winners of the Costa Book Awards, 2017.

Inside the Wave by Helen Dunmore is the Costa Book of the Year 2017.














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Man Booker Prize 2018

Congratulations to Anna Burns on winning the Man Booker Prize with her novel 'Milkman'.


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Radio 4 Book at Bedtime


From 2nd October 2018


by Sarah Perry

On the Radio

At the Cinema


How the Grinch Stole Christmas

by Dr Seuss






The Girl in the Spider's Web

by David Lagercrantz

Radio 4 Book of the Week


From 23rd October 2018


by Philip Short

the power 9781780373584

Watch this space to see which books we've really loved this year.

Wow! We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for Independent Bookshop of the Year (Northern England).


Thank you to everybody for supporting us, and for all the wonderful comments - you really made us smile!


As chosen by Independent Booksellers, the Children's Book of the Season for Spring 2018 is the magnificent Brightstorm, by Vashti Hardy.

An exciting, adventurous tale which follows twins, Authur and Maudie, on a mission to clear the name of their father!


Signed copies of Brightstorm are available in the shop!

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