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Book Clinic: Getting crafty

The spring - and Easter - is all about new growth, new beginnings, new creations, as the first daffodils and green buds emerge from the winter soil. What better time could there be then, for children (and adults!) to get crafty and make some special new creations of their own? Finding inspiration and knowing where to begin is often the trickiest part, though, so here are some of Isabel Popple's favourite crafty books for children, which are packed with tips and ideas, from finger painting and tissue paper flowers to building your own paper town. Read more


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Highgrove: A Garden Celebrated

With Bank Holiday weekend on the horizon, it's time to get stuck in to that great British tradition of "sorting out the garden". We thought we'd offer you a little inspiration, courtesy of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, as we take a look at his garden at Highgrove. Plus, there's a chance to win yourself a Champagne Tea Tour of the estate. Read more
Our personal book recommendations

What we’re reading: 16th April, 2014

Our booksellers share some of their favourite books of the moment...


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Sherlock returns…

Anthony Horowitz, author of the official bestselling new Sherlock Holmes book, The House of Silk announced last week at the London Book Fair that he has written a new Sherlock Holmes novel. The title? Moriarty! Read more



Our personal book recommendations

What we’re reading: 10th April, 2014

Our booksellers share some of their favourite books of the moment...


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Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting

Author of the critically acclaimed war novel The Yellow Birds , Kevin Powers returns this month with his debut collection of poetry - Letter Composed During a Lull in the Fighting. His editor Drummond Moir introduces three poems from the book... Read more