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Children's Book of the Season


The Little Award 2017 Winners are..



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 2017

Congratulations to George Saunders on winning the Man Booker Prize with his first novel 'Lincoln in the Bardo'. We can safely say it is unlike anything else we have ever read!


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Radio 4 Book at Bedtime


From 5th March 2018

The Essex Serpent

by Sarah Perry

On the Radio

At the Cinema



Ready Player One

by Ernest Cline






Peter Rabbit

by Beatrix Potter


Radio 4 Book of the Week


From 16th April 2018

Dear Squirrel

by John Osborne, Pamela Lane

the power the good people the island at the end of everything lincoln in the bardo 9781780373584

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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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