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CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS

CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS:-

  • Monday – Saturday     9.30am- 5pm
  • Sunday                            11am – 5pm
  • Christmas Day                      – Closed
  • Boxing Day                            – Closed
  • New Years Day              11am – 5pm  

 

 

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KEW SPARKLE EVENT 2018

KEW SPARKLE EVENT 2018

The Kew Sparkle event was fantastic last night – our little bookshop at Kew was simply rammed with people, all quaffing wine, sampling tasty treats from two cookbooks, and buying lots of booky presents !! We had not one but TWO authors in, signing copies of their respective books – Alex T. Smith signed his latest children’s book ‘How Winston Delivered Christmas’ (upon which our window is based this year) and Christopher Skaife, Ravenmaster at the Tower of London came to talk about his book ‘Ravenmaster’. Here’s Christopher in all his regalia:-

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AUTHOR EVENT:- ELISABETH GALVIN

AUTHOR EVENT:- ELISABETH GALVIN

SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER – 1-3 pm: THE SHEEN BOOKSHOP

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Do come and meet renowned author Elisabeth Galvin – she will be talking about her new biography of author E. Nesbitt, author of ‘The Railway Children’ at 1pm – The Sheen Bookshop.

E.Nesbit is really Edith Nesbit, who wrote an extraordinary 98 novels, plays and poetry collections for children betwen 1885 and 1923. She is credited with being the first modern writer for children, whose work has influenced many authors such as Oscar Wilde, C.S.Lewis, Noël Coward and J.K.Rowling.

Even though it was piblished more than 100 years ago, ‘The Railway Children’ remains one of the most popular children’s books ever written and it has never been out of print.

 

ILLUSTRATED WINDOWS AT THE SHEEN BOOKSHOP AND THE KEW BOOKSHOP

ILLUSTRATED WINDOWS:-

This week, we’ve had visits from two lovely children’s Author/Illustrators, one at each shop, in order to give our children’s windows a bit of a paint-job:-

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Come and see…

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Wellcome Book Awards

WELLCOME BOOK AWARDS: The ‘Incurably Curious’ Window Display

 

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We are delighted to be supporting the amazing Wellcome Book Awards for Best Science Books of the Year 2018 – all six shortlisted finalists are featured in our window along with various sciency bits and bobs – microscope, telescope, globe, large fossils, molecular models, etc, etc…  even a stethoscope has found its way onto our Yellow Pyramid of Knowledge !! Continue reading “Wellcome Book Awards”

SPRING WINDOWS !!

SPRING COMES TO KEW & SHEEN…

With all this snow around at the moment, we thought we’d give the two shops a taste of Spring which will eventually arrive – so our Easter windows have gone in – here’s the Kew window:-

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THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS 2018

THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS 2018

Wow – so exciting !! We have been shortlisted along with five other bookshops, for the London region for the Best Independent Bookshop Nibbie Award (this is like the British Oscars of Bookselling !!)

Come and vote for us here:- Independent Bookshop of the Year Vote

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The London shortlist for Independent Bookshop of the Year at this year’s The Bookseller magazine #Nibbies is :-

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VANITY FAIR A-LIST !!

VANITY FAIR A-LIST !!

We are extremely pleased to have been chosen by Vanity Fair Magazine to be included in their A-List of the best Independant Bookshops in London – go here to see us at no.5 in the slideshow !!

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MERRY CHRISTMAS !!

TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS –

WE WISH YOU ALL A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR !!

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Hewson Books has been around for just over one year, trading at The Kew Bookshop and The Sheen Bookshop, and it’s fair to say that we have had quite a successful first year. So we would like to extend out heartfelt thanks and good wishes to all our loyal customers who have helped to create two thriving local bookshops in this part of West London.

We would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at Hewson Books, and hopefully to welcome you all back in 2018 !!

~ Adam & Wendy Hewson

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