The Book Nook Big Birthday Bash: We are 15!

Believe it or not, our lovely little bookshop has weathered 15 whole years — and what a 15 years it’s been!

Voted Children’s Bookseller of the Year in 2012, 2015 and 2018 at The Bookseller Industry Awards and being named a finalist again in 2023, winning Best Independent Retailer at the Brighton and Hove Business Awards numerous times, hosting events from countless magnificent authors and illustrators, persevering through lockdowns and adapting our own Little Nook Café to incorporate an Art Gallery.

To celebrate our 15th Birthday we are holding a day of events and would LOVE for you to join in our birthday celebrations with us!

It will be held at All Saints Church, Hove on Saturday February 17th featuring some of our favourite local authors and illustrators.

Events will be:

  • 10-11am: Draw off! With Nick Sharratt, Steven Lenton, Sophy Henn and Adam Stower. Tickets available here.
  • 1pm-2pm: Supertato event, with Sue Hendra. It’s time for Eviltato vs Superpea! Tickets available here.
  • 4-5pm: Exploring Fantasy Worlds with Laura Ellen Anderson, Vashti Hardy and Jenny McLachlan. Tickets available here.
  • 7-8:30pm: An evening of poetry, drawing and conversation with Chris Riddell. Tickets available here.

Each event will be £4 per person, just follow the ticket links listed above.

*We would also love to encourage supporters to buy a ‘Pay It Forward’ ticket. If you can’t make the events personally, but would like to donate a ticket or two to a family on a lower income, just let us know in the order notes.*