This airy Richmond store is run by a friendly and super-enthusiastic trio who are happy to share their knowledge if you need it. The stock runs from baby books to young adult novels, history, horror and pretty much everything to inspire and amuse young minds. They always have events with big name authors and illustrators coming up, and regular sessions include storytime for little ones, Comics Club (ages 7-12) and Teen Bookclub (ages 13-18).Margaret, Mark and Tony with their favourite books: ‘A Necklace of Raindrops’ by Joan Aiken and Jan Pienkowski; ‘Funnybones’ by Janet and Allan Ahlberg; ‘I Can Fly’ by Ruth Krauss and Mary Blair.
From baby books and picturebooks to non-fiction reads and young adult novels, the shelves of London's bookshops cover them all. We've been on a mission across town to find you the best children's bookshops in London, filled to the brim with great books to read and comfy bean bags to fall into. We also asked some of the staff to pose with favourites from their own childhood, so read on for our pick of independent bookshops in London for kids and go get story hunting.
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