Woods in the Books
Posted on November 28, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!

Oh, the weather outside is frightful…

Has anyone else been melting this week? After the lovely cool rain earlier this month, we certainly weren’t expecting this week to be so desperately hot. With Christmas books and other seasonal items arriving at the shop as gifting days draw ever closer, the barrage of snowmen and ice, cosy coats and woolly scarves feels […]

Posted on November 26, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, blog!, Events

#ChristmasintheWoods: Gather ‘Round with Laughter and Cheer

Evergreen boughs tickle our fingers as we dress the tree for Christmas!
Join us at Woods in the Books and Books Ahoy! for a warm celebration of the season. With our seasonal goodies and a trove of deliciously enticing books, you just might find the perfect gift for that special someone you love.

December Opening Hours

Woods in the Books
Sunday – Monday 10.00AM – 6.00PM
Tuesday – Friday 10.00AM – 7.00PM
Saturday 9.00AM – 8.00PM
Christmas Eve 9.00AM – 6.00PM
Christmas Day 10.00AM – 6.00PM

Books Ahoy!
Monday – Sunday 10.00AM – 7.00PM
Christmas Eve 10.00AM – 7.00PM
Christmas Day  10.00AM – 6.00PM

Posted on November 22, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, Elf Reads

Book Review: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Interviewer: What’s the best reaction you’ve had to your work?

Jim Kay: I’ve had a few letters saying they couldn’t get their children to read a book, but the illustrated version has finally got them reading. So I couldn’t ask for more really. It’s such a privilege. If you help one person engage with books, the hours, the solitude is worth it because you’ve hopefully helped somebody on a life of literary discovery.

It might sometimes seem like a new collector’s edition of the Harry Potter series is announced every year, whether it’s aimed at kids who have never read the books or the adults who grew up with them. But the two-year wait for the illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire has resulted in a Harry Potter book truly worth owning for fans both new and old.

Posted on November 17, 2019 by woodsinthebooks on blog!, blog!, Events

Woods in the Books 12月绘本故事艺术营| Mandarin Picture Book Camp

Dive into the world of Chinese picture books and explore as you read, make, and create in this 2-day camp! Discover your enthusiasm for Mandarin through games and art activities designed to encourage active interaction.

– Cosy group setting for better interaction
– Picture book story and art making
– Immersive group play and discussion
– Improves Chinese word recognition
– Builds confidence in Mandarin speech and creative expression