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Welcome to The Book Nook

Multi-award winning Independent Children's Bookshop

 The Book Nook is a specialist independent children’s bookshop with a breadth of knowledge regarding children's books. We stock a diverse range of inspirational, inclusive and quality children's books for all ages which we sell to schools and families across the world. With our child-friendly café, regular story times, amazing author events and a pirate ship to play in, we're the perfect place to visit. Come and see for yourselves!

Header image by Book Nook Superhero Matt Carr

It's GORGEOUS. Jam-packed with books, bunting and brilliance - Abi Elphinstone
It doesn't feel like a shop, it feels like a personal book service given by friends - MG Leonard

 

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Latest News and Reviews

Alex Rider: Nightshade by Anthony Horowitz, reviewed by Ben

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Adam-2 by Alastair Chisholm, reviewed by Ben

Adam-2 is book based on a robot that has been built with the ability to learn and feel pain. He ...
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Clara Claus Saves Christmas by Bonnie Bridgman and Louise Forshaw, reviewed by Evie

5 out of 5 Joy-O-Meter rating! This book is jingles all the way! This book is about a girl called ...
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Fledgling by Lucy Hope, reviewed by Evie

‘Fledgling’ is a story that will suck you in from the very beginning, and make it very hard for you ...
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Live events are back!

We are so happy to be able to bring you live author and illustrator events and our much-missed story time and craft sessions again. Head to our events page see what exciting things we have coming up.

Not just for children's books

If you can't find what you're looking for or would like recommendations and that personal touch, give us a call on 01273 911988. We can order any book currently in print, both children's and adult's, and arrange delivery or collection, with free delivery in Brighton and Hove. We love to chat about books and we can't wait to hear from you.

Alternatively you can still support us through our Bookshop.org store. Bookshop.org is an ethical and fun way to shop online while supporting your chosen Independent Bookshop. Every time you visit Bookshop UK to shop and browse books you help us and all the independent bookshops who are members, keeping the high street alive and giving you a socially conscious online shopping experience. Find out more here.