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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

The Outlaws Scarlett and Browne by Jonathan Stroud, reviewed by James

The Outlaws Scarlett & Browne is an excellent book, full of exciting twists and turns that follows Scarlett McCain and ...
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Grimwood by Nadia Shireen, reviewed by Katy

Two foxes called Nancy and Ted lose their parents and Nancy has to look after Ted. Ted accidentally bites off ...
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The Unexpected Tale of Bastien Bonlivre by Clare Povey, reviewed by Rosa

This book was amazing especially the last few chapters, they were breath-taking, gripping and indescribably good!  Bastien Bonlivre is a ...
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The House on the Edge by Alex Cotter, reviewed by Evie

‘The House on the Edge’, by Alex Cotter, is all about Faith Walker, a 14 year old girl who lives ...
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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.