Tag Archives: Book Shop

Where have all the books gone?

          Today I went to visit one of my favourite bookstores. It’s the one I go to when I come home. I go there to research the current market and see what picture books are out there. It has always had a great choice of kids books and I’ve never left […]

Books with Stories

Sometimes a book tells a story more than the words printed on its pages. Today I got a book that told a personal story. Second hand books have their own life. Often you get hints of a past life from the damage to its cover or dust jacket, the inscription inside, notes written in the […]

Unconventional Reads

Whilst on our trip in Europe Bec and I found a brilliant book and could not resist buying a copy each. This find got me thinking about the convention of ‘The Book’ – front cover/back cover, endpapers, 32 pages, standard sizing, blah blah blah – and the exciting examples I have seen along the way […]

Soaking up inspiration

After the whirlwind of activity that established ‘Show and Tell’ you may be wondering what has been happening with us…where have we been? Well, for one Bec and I have been extremely busy with the last couple of weeks of a school year and now that the summer holiday has begun we find ourselves road […]