Bookshop @ 103 Gloucester Rd, Bristol

Half Term Sale: May 2016

Half Term Sale: May 2016

A Bear Called Paddington

A Bear Called Paddington

Many newspapers recently reported the death of Peggy Fortumn. The 96 year old, whose full name was Margaret Emily Noel Nuttall-Smith,  was the first illustrator to draw Michael Bonds much loved character Paddington Bear. A Bear Called Paddington was first published in 1958. Since then, Paddington has had many incarnations, including appearing on TV and in the […]

A Time to Sow

A Time to Sow

As we pass the spring equinox the time for getting out into the garden is nigh! After an abnormally mild winter,  blossom is starting to show and plants are starting to sprout new growth and the daffodils are out in force. Now is the time to get outside and start work in the allotment, garden, […]

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry

Poems That Make Grown Women Cry

You may remember copiously weeping over the 2014 anthology ‘Poems That Make Grown Men Cry’, by father-and-son team Anthony and Ben Holden. Now the same duo have again teamed up with Amnesty International to make ‘Poems That Make Grown Women Cry. They have asked 100 remarkable women, from Judi Dench to Joan Baez, from Yoko Ono […]

Sale extended!

Sale extended!

What’s going on in February…

What’s going on in February…

Children’s Book Sale: Starting from 4th February children’s books will be on sale right through Half Term until to 17th February! All Childrens and Young adult books are 50p or Less. Comic Book Sale: We have a load of 1970s comics, recently donated and looking great: Beanos and Dandys from 1960s-70s Victors from 1970s These […]