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… Continue reading KEW SPARKLE EVENT 2018
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:- Come and see... 1. AT THE SHEEN BOOKSHOP At the Sheen Bookshop, we were privileged to have the children's author / illustrator Rosie Wellesley visit to give… Continue reading ILLUSTRATED WINDOWS AT THE SHEEN BOOKSHOP AND THE KEW BOOKSHOP
WELLCOME BOOK AWARDS: The 'Incurably Curious' Window Display 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... … Continue reading Wellcome Book Awards
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:- Some close-up details:- Here's the Sheen Bookshop window - a much bigger shop… Continue reading SPRING WINDOWS !!
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 The London shortlist for… Continue reading THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS 2018
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 !! Vanity Fair A-List Kew Bookshop Just outside Kew station is this picture perfect bookshop… Continue reading VANITY FAIR A-LIST !!
TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS - WE WISH YOU ALL A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR !! 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… Continue reading MERRY CHRISTMAS !!