Local Book Signing with Carole Sawo

Is your head in a constant whirl?  Are you feeling stressed and overwhelmed, or have you just got too much going around in your mind?  If so, this book is a must for you… Come and meet local author, Carole Sawo, who will be singing copies of her new publication – ‘De-cluttering the Mind’ in the shop on Friday 29th March from 2 till 4pm.

Super Supper Book Club!

A big thank you to Liz Trenow for feeding our minds with fascinating tales of her family’s history in the silk weaving trade and to Andrew Spratt and all the staff at Café 19 for feeding our tummy’s with delicious food!  We hope everyone who attended the event enjoyed the evening as much as we did – we even get a mention on Liz’s blog – http://liztrenow.com/2013/03/21/meeting-readers/.  Watch this space for details of the next Supper Book Club and other forthcoming events.

What a Busy Day Buzzing About Books!

World Book Day was last Thursday – 7th March and we had a very busy day indeed!  We had two authors visiting two different schools: Erica-Jane Waters, author of Petticoat Pirates was doing workshops with KS2 children at Kirby Primary School and Veronique Eckstein who has written two picture books set on Mersea Island was at Frinton Primary School to open their new School Library and to talk to all the children and lots of parents about the books and her experience as a writer. For a full round-up, please see our Children’s page.

It’s World Book Day – Thursday 7th March 2013

Hoorah!  It’s World Book Day again!  There are 8 amazing special WBD books which can be exchanged for a WBD token or bought for just £1!!  Authors include Cathy Cassidy, Lauren Child, Anthony Horowitz and Tony Robinson with wonderful characters such as Horrid Henry, Tom Gates and Alfie.

Pop into the shop to see the selection or use your WBD token against any other books to get £1 off the RRP.  For exciting activities and more information – follow this link: www.worldbookday.com.