Congratulations Joe Coelho on your lovely new book 'A Year Of Nature Poems' We had great fun hosting the launch of your new poetry book last night, at the Kew Bookshop. Joe's wonderful poetry is illustrated by Kelly Louise Judd. Also, Joe brought along loads of teensy Tete-áTete daffs, all potted up by Pot &… Continue reading BOOK LAUNCH:- JOE COELHO – ‘A YEAR OF NATURE POEMS’
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
AUTHOR EVENT:- ELISABETH GALVIN SATURDAY 6TH OCTOBER - 1-3 pm: THE SHEEN BOOKSHOP 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… Continue reading AUTHOR EVENT:- ELISABETH GALVIN
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